Sport fishing at Put-in-Bay and surrounding lake Erie rivals that on any lake in the country, Walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass and steelhead trout fishing, you couldn't ask for a better or more versatile fishery than Lake Erie and the shoals around Put-in-Bay.
The spring fishing season starts when the icy waters around Put-in-Bay's winter season recede. Anglers begin taking walleyes from western basin reefs, Maumee Bay and Sandusky Bay. Yellow perch fishing is also very productive, including many limit catches. Many hotels and home rentals offer reduced rates in the spring and fall for anglers wishing to enjoy the thrill of fishing Put-in-Bay and its surrounding waters.
The most common form of fishing adventure for groups is to hire a fishing guide.
For just a few dollars, you can be legal when you fish the waters off the island.
Put-in-Bay's number one sport fish is definitely the Lake Erie Walleye!
"Perch jerking" is fun and affordable, and requires the simplest of fishing techniques.
Knowing the habits of smallmouth bass is key to maximizing fishing success at Put-in-Bay.
Safety Tips for spring boating around Put-in-Bay.
Useful Put-in-Bay Fishing Links.