Posts Tagged ‘boats’

Lake Erie Ohio fishing report Sept. 20-23

Lake Erie anglers are targeting walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, and panfish, and inland lake/pond anglers are primarily pursuing largemouth bass, channel catfish and panfish, according to the weekly Cleveland Metroparks fish report by aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. Early steelhead first show up around off the rocks at Edgewater Park and East 55th Street Marina,…

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I tried wake surfing on Lake Erie

Call it the surf smile. When you get up surfing behind Jason Hand’s Malibu Wakesetter on Lake Erie, you can’t help but grin. “That smile, the undeniable energy,” said Hand, 49, who spends his summer weekends in a camper at Bay Point Resort. “Like your mouth hurts when you get off this boat,” said fellow…

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Cleveland’s iconic Holiday party boat is back in the water

The Holiday has been a fixture in Cleveland for decades. The 65-foot party boat has hosted weddings, escorted scuba divers to shipwrecks and ferried anglers to fishing hotspots across Lake Erie. And now she’s back in the water, after eight months of U.S. Coast Guard inspections, work on the dry dock and fresh paint. “It’s…

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Propellers rule on Lake Erie: Who boats on Lake Erie?

Sailboats make up 2 percent of the boats registered on Lake Erie. Or at least 2 percent of all registered boats say the propulsion type is sail. Perhaps some of them are registered as propeller, since they have an engine to putter out of the marina and back again? RocktheLake analyzed Ohio Department of Natural…

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How bad is the Norfolk Southern bridge this summer?

Seven times last weekend, the Goodtime III idled for more than 20 minutes, waiting for the Norfolk Southern railroad bridge to lift over the Cuyahoga River. That waiting added up to more than a third of guests’ total time on the cruise ship, said Captain Jordan Kit. But more concerning than inconveniencing passengers, Kit said,…

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