But the weather has kept some anglers from getting out and slowed the bite, said Bernie Whitt, owner of Anglers Supply in Fremont, in his fishing report.
“White bass started out great earlier this week and slowed up with the cold and wind,” he said. “Walleye seem to be pretty much done for the season.”
A few walleye have been spotted on the river, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports there are still fish to be caught. White bass fishing should improve over the weekend, according to the ODNR’s Fish Ohio report.
Most anglers are fishing between the Miles Newton and State Street bridges.
For walleye, they are using Carolina Twister Tails, and bright colors usually work best, according to the ODNR. For white bass, they are using small jigs, and spinner baits and jigs tipped with minnows.
Meanwhile, fishing on Lake Erie was excellent until the temperatures dropped and the wind picked up earlier this week.