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Fish Ohio Report, 2-11-14

February 12, 2014

Lake Erie


Where: Ice anglers have been catching walleye west and northwest of Catawba Island, 3 miles north from Cooley Canal to Crane Creek, and west of South Bass Island around Green and Rattlesnake Islands. Be cautious when ice fishing the offshore areas of Lake Erie, as ice conditions can change quickly due to water currents and wind.

How: Most Lake Erie ice anglers targeting walleye are using jigging spoons tipped with emerald shiners.

Regulations to Remember:

* The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is six fish per angler through February 28. From March 1 through April 30 the daily bag limit reduces to 4 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches.

* The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.

* The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish with a minimum size limit of 12 inches.

* The black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) daily bag limit is five fish per angler with a 14-inch minimum size limit.



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