Fall crappie fishing techniques include a variety of things such as knowing what types of baits work the best. Everyone will agree that crappies are most attracted to minnows. In the fall when they are preparing for the long winter months ahead they will be searching for this food source. When using artificial lures it …

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                        MAUMEE RIVER Level-580 Water Temp-73 degrees Clarity-10″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible   Fall steelhead fishing is an exciting time for the Lake Erie anglers. The shorter, cool days spark the much anticipated seasonal fall movement of steelhead into the tributary streams and …

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MAUMEE RIVER Level-579 Water Temp-78 degrees Clarity-9″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Smallmouth activity is picking up. In flowing water,  end of summer is good time to targert  river smallmouth . A 2-pound, current-pumped smallie makes you think you’ve tagged a 4-pounder. And their aerial acrobatics are a wonder to see and feel. During this time of …

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MAUMEE RIVER Level-580.5 Water Temp-78 degrees Clarity-11″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible The fresh rain the last few days has sparked some good river fishing activity. I have seen fish caught at all access points along the river most especially catfish.  I have seen smallmouth , freshwater drum, and carp all aggressively going after chatterbaits, crankbaits …

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Many new catfishermen simply do not know how to specifically target flats and become frustrated when multiple trips are fruitless.It is a common misconception that all catfish are scavengers and prefer rotting and smelly baits.  While stinky baits work very well for smaller (10 lbs or less) channels and blues, it will very rarely if …

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MAUMEE RIVER Level-580.0 Water Temp-79 degrees Clarity-8″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind …

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