Posts by Laura Johnston

See Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel

Yep, Twiggy is a real, live, waterskiing squirrel, beloved at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show. Got questions about Twiggy, like how does she train? We’ve got answers on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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All about outboard engines at the Cleveland Boat Show

Gleaming yachts, 40 feet long, tricked out with endless seating, fancy kitchens, and rows of outboard engines. Outboards are everywhere at the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show, from fishing boats to nearly million-dollar power yachts. See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Plus, see seven of the most luxurious, largest, most impressive (and most expensive boats)…

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The end of Lake Erie open water fishing season: Fish report Jan. 18-21

Lake Erie’s open water fishing season is ending for the year. The Rocky River and other streams currently offer good fishing conditions, but expect them to ice up quickly with the impending cold, says Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. Durkalec writes in his weekly fishing report that slush is worst following heavier snowfall as well…

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Lake Erie ice is coming! Marine forecast Jan. 18-21

Winter has finally arrived in Cleveland. Rapid ice growth is expected on Lake Erie starting Sunday, thanks to frigid temperatures. The whole weekend is looking cold, windy and snowy — unless, like me, you’re spending every day in the cheerful summer escape of the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show. Here’s what to expect, according to the…

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How to get tickets for Tall Ships Cleveland

Tall Ships are coming to Cleveland July 11-14.  You know you want to buy tickets — for a tour or a day sail, to see the 10 ships docked near FirstEnergy Stadium. So how do you get them?  Check it out on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Kelleys Island makes Sunday fun day at Progressive Cleveland Boat Show

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Kelleys Island is coming to the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show.   While Put-in-Bay has always been celebrated at the annual mid-winter rendezvous, Kelleys Island Sunday Funday is a first. As is a Main Street area lined with Kelleys favorite shops.   Sunday will feature favorite Kelleys performers, such as The Distractions and…

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Wintry weekend: Lake Erie marine forecast Jan. 11-13

What a difference a week makes! This weekend is looking very wintry, with temperatures forecasted not to break freezing.  The lake, however, is still far from ice fishing season. See the full National Weather Service marine forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: North-northwest wind 5 to 9 knots becoming variable and less than 5 knots…

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