What are some times of the year for good Lake Erie fishing?


Quick Answer

July is the best month to catch Walleye, while September is the best month to catch Smallmouth Bass. August through October is the most plentiful time for Perch.

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Good extended fishing times for Walleye are April through August, depending on how warm the water gets. Trophy-size fish are best caught by experienced anglers in April and early May.

Lake Erie is considered one of the top 10 destinations for bass fishing in the United States. Catch-and-keep season runs late June through October.

Yellow Perch is one of Lake Erie's most popular sportfish, and the largest are caught between May and September.

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