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Lake Erie Fishing

Top Lake Erie Fishing Spots

  1. OH - Conneaut Creek
    5/8/2011 12:50:28 AM - Steelhead fishery: One of five Lake Erie tributaries stocked with Manistee steelhead by the Ohio DNR 41.952831896 -80.542863800

  2. OH - Wheeler Creek
    5/8/2011 12:50:28 AM - Steelhead fishery - While not stocked, Wheeler Creek receives runs of stray Manistee steelhead stocked in Lake Erie tribs by the Ohio DNR 41.854501985 -80.989668618

  3. Conneaut Harbor Brkwtr
    7/23/2018 4:16:18 PM -

  4. wreck-10016
    4/12/2019 11:49:34 AM -

  5. wreck-10023
    2/20/2020 2:27:27 PM -

  6. Ashtabula E Brlwtr
    7/23/2018 4:16:18 PM -

    4/17/2012 10:51:57 AM - Attributes RECRD 2042 VESSLTERMS JAMES H. REED FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 42.271383 LONDEC -80.799817 GP_QUALITY Low DEPTH 0 SOUNDI

  8. Eastlake Intake Brkwtr
    10/2/2018 4:54:22 PM -

  9. Ashtabula Inner Brkwtr
    7/23/2018 4:16:18 PM -


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Lake Erie Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 100% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 1 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Lake Erie Gizzard Shad Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 1 species of fish and 1 fish counted for February around Lake Erie.

To date, there are 31 species of fish and a total of 5411 fish counted for Lake Erie and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1873 (150 years).

Last Update: 2/8/2023 3:22:18 AM

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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Latest Lake Erie Fishing Reports

  • spring 2014
    3/20/2014 8:56:25 PM - After one of the coldest longest winters in some time we are starting to see signs of good fishing in the rivers. Several reports today of decent steelhead in the Chagrin and

  • 04-01-2013
    4/1/2013 1:44:58 AM - Congratulations to our winners of the 2012-2013 steelhead tournament. There were alot of big fish caught. 1. Keith Madison    16# 15oz  33 1/8 in 2. Toby Nice           13# 1o

  • 03-23-2013
    3/23/2013 9:31:32 PM - Welcome to spring in northeast Ohio. Even with the cold we have seen some nice fish the last couple of days. The largest was 13+ lb out of Conneaut some decent numbers from Ch

  • March 5th 2013
    3/6/2013 1:30:13 AM - The Grand River flow is now 629 and starting to look really good. If we can dodge this next system of rain/snow tomorrow we should have some of the best fishing so far of the

  • 02-16-2013
    2/16/2013 3:35:18 AM - The last 2 days we have seen several nice catches from The Chagrin including another 14lb + fish. The flow on the Grand is 750 and we are starting to see a few fish caught. Th

  • 02-07-2013
    2/7/2013 2:46:22 PM - We are starting to see some open fishable water in all the northeast Ohio streams. Warmer temps today should open things up without bringing the flows up too much. The few fis

  • 01-18-2013
    1/18/2013 2:35:22 PM - starting to see a few fish caught in the grand this morning and with the flow continuing down Saturday and Sunday will be the days to fish it. Yesterday a number of decent cat

  • 01-09-2013
    1/9/2013 5:50:12 PM - Another 14lb plus fish out of the Grand River yesterday along with several other nice size fish. No huge numbers of steelhead caught this week but certainly several quality fi

  • 12-28-2012
    12/28/2012 4:40:04 PM - With the Grand River below 800 on the flow we should see some decent catches this weekend. We've had some slush in parts of the river but fish were caught today in several of

  • 12-19-2012
    12/19/2012 8:30:39 AM - Looks like it will be a while before the northeast Ohio rivers will fish depends on rainfall amounts tomorrow. The Grand River had some spectacular fishing on Sunday and Monda

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Top Lake Erie Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Conrad's Bait & Tackle

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Top Lake Erie Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Mary C II Lake Erie Fishing Charters

  2. Compensator Lake Erie Fishing Charters

  3. Kona Babe Charters

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