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Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 5/8/21
Water Conditions:
5/8/2021
Very few reports for Walleye right now when the lake has been fishable. Anglers are still catching Small and Largemouth Bass and Pike in the Bay and PI. Continue to watch the weather as it can change very quick this time of year. TIGHT LINES!
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: May 22, 2021
Water Conditions: fishable
5/6/2021
This years season for the Perch Pirate will start Saturday May 22 with a morning trip. The usual schedule will be from Wed. to Sunday. The Morning trip will be from 7:00 to 1:00 with the evening trip from 4:00 to sunset. For prices and availability for this years schedule please call 814-746-5809. This season according to all the info available should be "GREAT FOR DRIFT FISHING FOR WALLEYE"!
Location: Lake Erie and Bay
Time Observed: 5/3/21
Water Conditions:
5/3/2021
Smallmouth fishing continues to pick up. The cold front we had slowed fishing down but it is recovering. Soft plastics and jigs continue to be the way to target most Smallmouth. When the lake is able to fish Walleyes should also be on the inside of 25 FOW. Shore anglers can cast Rapala's off the mouth of the creeks and also pick up Walleyes in the evening and night. -TIGHT LINES
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 5/1/21
Water Conditions:
5/1/2021
PA's Walleye season has officially opened. After yesterdays blow, this could effect the near shore bite with dirty water. Remember this early in the season you don't have to run far as most fish are inside of 25 FOW. Jigging or trolling can both be effective was to catch walleye. Watch the weather carefully to pick the best days to fish as it can change fast on Lake Erie. TIGHT LINES!
Location: Bay
Time Observed: 4/30/21
Water Conditions:
4/30/2021
Still waiting on the water temps to rise. Anglers are catching pre spawn Smallmouth staging out in the lake. Effective baits can be jigs and soft plastics and tubes. Continue to watch the weather for future warm up's. -TIGHT LINES !
Location: In front of commodore Perry yacht club
Time Observed: Today
Water Conditions: Beautiful
4/24/2021
The fishing/public Access Pier in front of commodore Perry is now open and it is beautiful. To access the pier walk along the wooden boardwalk next to Bay harbor Marina's lift well out to the end. Fishing is not permitted on the wooden boardwalk in Bay harbor Marina basin but once you get to the pier that runs East and West in front of Commodore Perry yacht club you can fish both sides of it and the crappie fishing has been hot. Enjoy
Location: The Bay and PI
Time Observed: 4/23/21
Water Conditions:
4/23/2021
With a slight warm up in temps anglers are still getting fish. For people targeting Pike the PI has been very good this year. Small mouth continue to come in but a lot of the action is happening in the lake still. TIGHT LINES!
Location: Lake Erie and Bay
Time Observed: 4/21/21
Water Conditions:
4/21/2021
Erie received a cold front over night that brought some snow with it. Temps should be back to normal in the next few day. Largemouth and Smallmouth bass fishing is what most anglers are targeting. With warmer weather the fishing can only get better. TIGHT LINES !
Location: The Bay
Time Observed: 4/17/21
Water Conditions:
4/17/2021
With up and down temperatures changes this can defiantly effect the fishing. Anglers still have been catching Large and Smallmouth Bass. Working jerk baits super slow have been working well in the shallow water around the PI. As for deeper water, try drop shotting small plastics like KVD drop shot half shells. TIGHT LINES!
Location: Lake Erie and Bay
Time Observed: 4/14/21
Water Conditions:
4/14/2021
If you are able to get out onto Lake Erie anglers have been doing very well on perch. Anglers are also still getting some perch in the bay along with nice panfish. TIGHT LINES!
Location: PI
Time Observed: 4/10/21
Water Conditions:
4/10/2021
With water temps continuing to rise the fishing can only get better. Anglers are continuing to catch Pike and Bass on the PI. Perch are being caught in the bay on the city and PI side. Watch the weather and 7 day forecast to pick the best day to fish. TIGHT LINES!
Location: PI and Tribs
Time Observed: 4/7/21
Water Conditions:
4/7/2021
Steelhead season is coming to an end. Some fish are still being caught with a lot of drop backs. The Pa Fish Commission did stock brown trout for trout season in some tribs. Anglers continue to catch Panfish and Perch in the bay. Some Pike are showing up in the lagoons, most being caught on jerk baits and bigger plugs. TIGHT LINES! -Josh
Location: 12 Mile
Time Observed: 04/02/21
Water Conditions: Low and clear
4/4/2021
This one too!
Location: 12 Mile
Time Observed: 04/02/21
Water Conditions: Low and clear
4/4/2021
New chrome and older fish in creek. We caught these two.
Location: PI, Bay and Tribs
Time Observed: 3/31/21
Water Conditions:
3/31/2021
Anglers are getting Pike on the PI. The warmer the water gets the better the fishing will become. Perch are also being caught around the bay on minnows and soft plastics. Steelhead anglers are in desperate need of rain with the tribs being low and clear. Suckers have begun to move in on the lower sections. Pa Fish Commission has also started stocking smolts. Be gentle with these fish they are the future steelhead. TIGHT LINES !