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Erie Fishing



Erie Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Erie, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Alewife

  2. Alewife

    There is a 40.42% catch rate for Alewife, based on 700 Alewife counted.

    Erie Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

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  3. Yellow Perch

  4. Yellow Perch

    There is a 35.28% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 611 Yellow Perch counted.

    Erie Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

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  5. Walleye

  6. Walleye

    There is a 8.26% catch rate for Walleye, based on 143 Walleye counted.

    Erie Walleye Counts Chart
    Walleye

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  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 5.43% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 94 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Erie Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  9. Smallmouth Bass

  10. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 2.66% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 46 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Erie Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

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  11. White Perch

  12. White Perch

    There is a 1.91% catch rate for White Perch, based on 33 White Perch counted.

    Erie White Perch Counts Chart
    White

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  13. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

  14. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

    There is a 0.98% catch rate for Pumpkinseed Sunfish, based on 17 Pumpkinseed Sunfish counted.

    Erie Pumpkinseed Sunfish Counts Chart
    Pumpkinseed

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  15. Bluegill

  16. Bluegill

    There is a 0.81% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 14 Bluegill counted.

    Erie Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  17. White Bass

  18. White Bass

    There is a 0.69% catch rate for White Bass, based on 12 White Bass counted.

    Erie White Bass Counts Chart
    White

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  19. Redear Sunfish

  20. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 0.58% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 10 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Erie Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE ERIE REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 21 species of fish and 1732 fish counted for September around Erie.

To date, there are 35 species of fish and a total of 12560 fish counted for Erie and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (163 years).

Last Update: 9/23/2023 12:28:43 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Erie are the following:

  1. Conneaut Harbor Brkwtr


  2. wreck-9939


  3. wreck-9940


  4. CHESAPEAKE
    Attributes RECRD 2008 VESSLTERMS CHESAPEAKE FEATURE_TYPE Not Charted LATDEC 42.025053 LONDEC -80.566464 GP_QUALITY Poor DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY SURVEY REQUIREME


  5. CITY OF DETROIT
    Attributes RECRD 2120 VESSLTERMS CITY OF DETROIT FEATURE_TYPE Not Charted LATDEC 42.400056 LONDEC -79.599769 GP_QUALITY Poor DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY SURVEY REQU


  6. Presque Isle


  7. Brown Brothers
    The wooden fishing tug Brown Brothers sank on Oct. 28, 1959. She foundered in a storm while being towed by another tug.Brought to you by Ontario Underwater Council: http://www


  8. wreck-9914


  9. wreck-6022


  10. Trade Wind
    On November 29th, 1854 the Charles Napier collided with the Trade Wind in a blinding snowstorm during its trip to Chicago. The Trade Wind was carrying 200 tons of railroad iro


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  1. Poor Richard's Bait & Tackle


  2. East End Angler


  3. Lake Erie Ultimate Angler


  4. FishUSA.com


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  1. Buckets Charters
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