Walleye Action RED HOT!!

2006-07-26 14:05:57
Lake Erie, Ohio - Freshwater Fishing Report
Lake Erie


Walleye fishing in Lake Erie has been super great for the past few months as we are enjoying the best year for catching walleye in quite some time. The awesome hatch of 2003 has caused tons of 16-18" fish to be available to be caught allowing for easy catching of Ohio's favorite sport and eating fish. The Action lately has been phenomenal with limit catches coming happening in 2-4 hours most days. Hot areas around the Lake Erie Islands this week have been the area between Ballast Island and Middle Island in 32 ft of water, off the SW corner of Kelley's island in 22-25ft of water, North of the light off of the break wall at Cedar Point in 25-35ft of water. These areas should continue to produce good numbers of fish in the near future. On the Ontario side of the border, the west side of Pelee Island in 29-33ft of water has been excellent along with the deeper waters surrounding the Hen and Chicken Islands. Nice catches have also been reported off of Lighthouse point on Pelee and off of Middle Ground shoal. Look for the hot walleye bite to continue right on through August, September and October!

Perch Bite

Perch fishing has been GREAT lately. Good catches have been coming in from the area NE of Kelley's island and also the area east of Middle Bass and Ballast islands. 30-45ft of water has been the norm as far as depths go. Also a good bite of Perch has been coming in from off the SE corner of Kelley's island in 25-30ft of water. Lake shiners are the best bet for bait.

Smallmouth Spotty - White Bass Around

Smallmouth fishing remains spotty even in the famous Pelee island area. There have been some fish around however, so it is not a total wipe out as far as the Bass fishing goes. The West side of Pelee has been the best for Smallies lately. Look for Bass in 20-35ft of water right now and in the evenings look for them to move up shallower to feed around sundown. Lots of White Bass showing up around reefs right now. A large school of White Bass has been hanging out off of the south side of Kelley's island lately. Look for the gulls flying and dipping down to the water and fish with spinners or crank-baits near the surface at a fast pace. White bass make for some fast action and not bad table far if eaten when fresh.

Good luck in all of your fishing adventures!

Capt. Bob Brown, Jr.

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About The Author: Captain Bob Brown Jr.

Company: Sundance Sportfishing Adventures

Area Reporting: Lake Erie

Bio: Welcome! Come join us on Lake Erie - The Greatest Trophy Walleye fishing in the world! Combine that with our awesome Smallmouth Bass fishing and you've got one super great lake!  Thanks for checking us out! I hope you will consider us for your next fishing experience. For the past 27 years as a full time guide, I've made it a point to go the extra mile to make your trip memorable, enjoyable and successful.
Lake Erie continues to be the best Walleye and Bass Lake anywhere. Your wall-hanger awaits you as we always spend a good part of the day hunting big fish!  Here at Sundance Sportfishing, we have a variety of trips to suit your needs. We can also customize a trip for you. Spring, Summer or Fall there is always great fishing on Lake Erie! Come experience it with us.

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