Maumee River Report- April 6th, 2018

Maumee River Report- April 6th, 2018
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Water Level

584.5 ft

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Water Temperature

43 degrees

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Barometric Pressure


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Water Clarity

4 in

Sunrise- 7:10 am

Sunset-8:04 pm

Wading to Bluegrass Island is not possible. 

New big jack leader,pictured above, 6.88 lbs

*Fish cleaning available daily*

(Sorry for the late report-my original version got wiped out this morning when I tried to post it)

The snow that was predicted showed up as light rain instead today, and the river has crested and slowly begun to drop. The  river temp didnt change much over night , but this warm rain hopefully should warm it a bit and  increase the bite today and tomorrow . Yesterday despite the cold  the bite wasnt bad, we saw limits and some big jacks throughout the day.

The last few days Orleans,White street and the towpath have been the hotspots , as the water drops more areas will become accessible and anglers will able to spread out . Fight the instinct to crowd up on each other, the river is full of fish everywhere.We hear daily stories of anglers being on top of each other trying to hit the same hole-just look for a spot where nobody is fishing and give it a try-there are millions of fish in there -move around – your experience will be more enjoyable.

Weight- 3/4oz or heaiver

Colors- Black head/ Clear sparkle tail was hot yesterday,  Pink head/ white firetail, Green head/ pumkin seed tail, Orange head/blacktail

*click on images to enlarge*


Have fun, be safe and good luck fishing


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