You’ve got less than a week to catch your winning walleye — and a $100,000 fishing boat. The 2018 Lake Erie Fall Brawl ends at 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.  As of Monday afternoon, the leading fish is just over 12 pounds, nearly 3 pounds shy of last year’s winner.  “This weather hasn’t been cooperating,” said…

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The 2017 Lake Erie Fall Brawl results are in. And, pending polygraph exams, Matthew Branigan is taking top honors with his nearly 15-pound walleye. See the video of brawlers out on Friday in the Cleveland harbor. Branigan’s 14.97-pound catch is the largest caught in the seven years of the brawl. “That’s probably going to be…

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Jim Beres was fishing for walleye, trying to win a boat in the Lake Erie Fall Brawl. He caught Ohio’s record-biggest lake trout instead. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is headed to Sheffield Lake today, to examine the trout and verify the new record, at 26.63 pounds and 38 inches. “We didn’t even know…

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Matthew Branigan took the whole week off to fish for walleye, in the last week of the Lake Erie Fall Brawl contest. And this morning his time paid off, when he caught a nearly 15-pound walleye, one of the largest ever caught in Ohio waters. “We knew it was a big fish for sure,” said…

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