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piker111
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1/17/16 8:41 AM CST
will be spending the next month in Cleveland on a business trip. Does it make any sense to bring ice fishing equipment. Was hoping to fish for some of those trophy walleyes near bass island.

DOUG IDE
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1/10/16 2:27 PM CST
I have never been out to port Clinton . I plan on coming out feb 20th. can anyone pm me any suggestions and ice conditions. thank doug

Grunski88
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1/9/16 9:06 AM CST
I'm looking to book a trip next year for icefishing can anybody tell me a good guide try to get a hold of Mike sport fishing since last winter sent him emails called him no response back wondering if anybody knows anybody else thanks

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1/3/16 6:52 PM CST
fjw, I would consider changing your trip to the 3rd week in April. Most everyone will be trolling reef runners, husky jerks and p10's.

HopSeng
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10/15/15 3:32 PM CST
Cranks and Harnesses when we fish off Kelley's last week of April.Whatever they want on that day.

fjw
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10/11/15 12:03 PM CST
Looking for a little info on walleyes this spring. Do any of you guys pull spoons post spawn or strictly cranks and harness. Heading over third week of May from Wisconsin. Thanks

badbad
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FISHING REPORT
9/24/15 3:44 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Just fished Erie out of Catawba the last three days 21-23 Sep with good success. The 21st we spent the day yellow perch fishing because of the high winds (15-25 knots ) out of the east. Six of us on the boat and we fortunate to catch 60 eaters. The 22nd we went out with crawdads and had the best smallie day we ever had on that lake. We all limited out in about 5 hours parked on top of a reef near Kelly Island in about 14 feet of water. Our fish average was approx. 3 lbs with five fish over lbs. The walleye we heard were tough sledding this summer for reasons unknown to most everyone. We tried anyway fishing both the US side and Canada with limited success until we were just about to leave when we hit a little flurry of eight nice fish (nothing over 4 lbs) on gold bladed worm harnesses. To show you how few walleyes have been coming in the gas pump attendant said he had forgotten what they looked like. I'm not an expert but it looks like the walleye fishing should be picking up. The obvious problem being out there has been the non stop easterly blows.

cowboyridn
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FISHING REPORT
3/10/15 2:25 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
Fished from March 1st through March 6th out of Port Clinton and on Sunday we caught our limit of 8 walleye using orange 1/3 oz silver / orange gold little cleo's in 26ft. Monday we caught 7 walleye in the same location about two miles away from west sister island just to the left one mile. Tuesday we moved in to 24ft and used silver little cleo's and found the afternoon bite and caught 4 walleye. Wedsday we moved deep into 29ft caught 2 waleye and 2 perch on silver little cleo. Thursday morning we fished shallow 19ft and didn't catch anything so we moved to the location where we caught the afternoon bite in 24ft and caught a couple on the gold orange and gold silver little cleo's. Friday we fished at the 26ft location in the morning then moved to the 24ft location for the afternoon bite and caught some fish at both locations using the gold orange and gold silver little cleo's. All together two of us caught 28 walleye with the bigist at 12lb.

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markobd
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1/14/15 7:51 AM CST
daddyd -

Look up Mikes Sport Fishing, Hired Capt Mike last year and brought home 4 X 10 lbers. He had good gear and shacks which he moved daily to get on fish and he provided a hot lunch on the ice, Johnsonville Brats.

PM me for more info

daddyd
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1/13/15 3:03 PM CST
Looking for a reputable ice fishing guide service with possible lodging included. Can't seem to find much on here. Thanks

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captonhook
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1/13/15 5:59 AM CST
How much Ice is out there? Any fish?

catawbafishinggirl
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4/23/14 1:32 AM CST
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Hi All. I have a question for anyone familiar with the Little Portage River Wildlife Area.

I've been living in Colorado for the past 22 years and recently moved to Port Clinton. I grew up fishing in Michigan so I'm pretty familiar with the typical freshwater species. I was exploring the area today and took a drive through the Little Portage Wildlife Area.

As I was walking on the banks of a couple of the shallow ponds right off the road, I was surprised to notice some fish rising. These ponds were so shallow that I figured that they iced out and didn't contain fish. When I saw some fish rising, I figured they might have been some small bluegill or minnows etc.

As I got closer, I noticed some HUGE fish in those ponds, the smallest was around 25" - 30". The fish were top water feeding at around 2:00pm. The fish in question did not look like carp, bullhead, catfish or bass. The one I saw up close and personal sure looked allot like a bowfin but I just don't know. I'm unfamiliar with some of the "scavenger" fish around here. I did catch a sheephead and small shad since I've lived here so I know what those look like. I had a pole with me and tried to catch something out of there using worms, spoons, poppers, flies etc etc with no hits whatsoever. Does anyone know what the fish in these ponds were?

On another note, where the river goes under the road, there were also what looked to me like wiper (are they called stripped bass here?) feeding and completely jumping out of the water. They were also massive and even bigger than the fish in the ponds. I also tried my luck there to no avail.

If anyone can educate me on what I saw today I would really appreciate it. Thanks and have a great night!

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duke9981
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4/14/14 1:00 PM CST
I had a great time with http://seabreezecharters.com/Default.asp sea breeze charters were very good

Hookin Jaw
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5/2/13 5:24 PM CST
Thanks, We are headed out in a couple weeks. Hope to find some fish.

ketterd55
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5/1/13 6:53 AM CST
Hookin fishing was slow on Saturday. We picked up 3 on purple jigs. Sunday was better picked up 15 in the rain. Didn't see anyone catching anything on Saturday. Sunday for about two hours everyone around us had the nets in the water then they got lock jaw.

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