Put-in-Bay Ohio: The Best Walleye Fishing Around
Every year, Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island) hosts thousands of fisherman from all over the Cleveland, The United States world. The western basin of Lake Erie provides some of the best fishing available and is often referred to as “The Walleye Capital of the World”. Popular catches fisherman can expect to reel in consist of walleye, yellow perch, and smallmouth bass.
Put-in-Bay Ohio has officially opened back up to the public after being shut down due to the current covid-19 situation in the state of Ohio. Put-in-Bay lodging, home rentals, hotels and resorts are now accepting reservations! Book now while we are still running our Travel Safe Travel Secure Promo Codes and our May Madness lodging specials! As for your time on Put-in-Bay, golf cart rentals are available for a Lake Erie Island adventure. Click here to read a recent walleye fishing article by “The Beacon”.
On May 8th the Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced that once again, out-of-state Ohio fishing licenses would be made available. Anglers from all over can now enjoy the Lake Erie fishing trip they deserve. In addition, Put-in-Bay restaurants, opened their patios to customers on May 15th. Life on Put-in-Bay is slowly coming back to normal.
Lake Erie Charters, along with Put-in-Bay fishing charters have began to offer their services to those without their own boat. As per usual the captains of the fishing charters must hold a valid Ohio fishing license and be in compliance with the most current fishing reports and fishing guides. Fishing gear will be provided.
Two fishing charter services to consider on Put-in-Bay are:
–Char-tom Sport Fishing Charters
Unfortunately, due to the recent closing of businesses and stay at home orders, this year’s Lake Erie Walleye Festival has been cancelled.
Head up to Put-in-Bay for your next fishing trip! If you intend to bring your own boat up use the Miller Ferry that leaves from the Port Clinton/Catawba area. Guests staying at the Island Club Home Rentals will have access to free parking for their boat. The South Bass Island State Park conveniently offers an accessible boat ramp to help you get out on the great lakes water easily.
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People from all over the midwest come to see what our island is all about! Come check us out. Were are located just short drive away from big cities like Cleveland, Sandusky, Toledo, Detroit and many more. Downtown Put-in-Bay is full great bars, restaurants, shops and more! Take the Jet Express or Miller Ferry and we will soon see you at the bay!