Perch limit Lake Erie
Regulations apply to Lake Erie proper and areas immediately upstream in creeks, rivers, and tributaries. The following regulations for walleye (and sauger and saugeye), yellow perch, black bass (largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted), and white bass apply to the waters of Lake Erie, its embayments including Maumee Bay, Sandusky Bay, East Harbor, Middle Harbor, and West Harbor, and from where Lake Erie tributaries enter the lake upstream to the following end points:
- Arcola, Wheeler, Cowles, and Indian creeks: U.S. Route 20 bridges;
- Ashtabula River: E. 24th Street bridge.;
- Black River: State Route 611 bridge;
- Conneaut Creek: Main Street bridge (downtown to Conneaut);
- Euclid Creek and Chagrin River: State Route 283 bridges;
- Rocky River: Detroit Road bridge;
- Sandusky River: Ballville Dam;
- Maumee River: First dam upstream (Grand Rapids, Ohio);
- Vermilion River: State Route 2 bridge;
- Grand River: State Route 535 bridge;
- Cuyahoga River: Harvard Road bridge.
WALLEYE AND YELLOW PERCH MAY CHANGE BEGINNING MAY 1, 2017
Updated limits will be announced through a news release, posted at wildohio.gov, and a publication with updated limits for walleye and yellow perch will be available at wildlife district offices and license outlets beginning in April.