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Lake Erie

PA (Erie)

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Species

Fall Styles

These are the styles that are relevant to your species in this season:

  • Buzz Baiting
  • Carolina Rigging
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Dropshot
  • Finesse Fishing
  • Jerk Baiting
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Ned Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Shaky Head Fishing
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Spybaiting
  • Texas Rigging
  • Top Water
  • Trolling Deep
  • Trolling Mid Depth
  • Trolling Shallow
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Vertical Jigging Shallow
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details

Summary

What you need to know about fishing Lake Erie

Lake Erie is one of the best fisheries among the Great Lakes. Popular species to target include Walleye, Steelhead Trout, Smallmouth Bass, and Yellow Perch. Erie is famous for its incredible Walleye population, boasting some of the biggest fish in the country. Many people target transition areas for these fish. A mixture of gravel, sand, and mud. Erie is also renowned for its great Smallmouth Bass fishing, many anglers target areas such as reefs, seawalls, and harbors. Due to this being such a large body of water, Lake Erie can be a dangerous place on days with high wind. Fishing in and around the harbors can be a safe getaway while the main lake is dangerous. The Harbors will possess populations of all common game fish.

Waterbody Type

Lake/Pond

Coordinates

-80.7641W
42.1429N

Surface Area

12979.15 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Lake Trout

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    Omnia Recommendations

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    Buzz BaitingCarolina RiggingCast/Retrieve DeepCast/Retrieve Mid DepthCast/Retrieve ShallowChatterbaitingCrankbaitingDropshotFinesse FishingJerk BaitingLivebait RiggingNed RiggingNeko RiggingShaky Head FishingSpinnerbaitsSpybaitingTexas RiggingTop WaterTrolling DeepTrolling Mid DepthTrolling ShallowVertical Jigging DeepVertical Jigging Mid DepthVertical Jigging ShallowWacky Rigging

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