This is the best walleye season just about anyone can remember on Lake Erie. We caught seven walleye in about 45 minutes, when Danny McConnell of Midtown Fishing Charters took us out from the Gordon Park boat ramp this week. Once we had two fish on the line at the same time! All of them…

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Walleye fishing continues its stellar season. Here’s the Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report: Western Basin Walleye   Where: Fishing has been excellent. Most of the fish being caught are 19-23 inches. Many quick limits have been reported from Port Clinton to Lorain, especially around the islands and the Marblehead Peninsula.  How: Fish have been caught mostly…

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Lake Erie’s ice is melting, and anglers are heading out on open water. The breakwall at East 55th Street Marina and the rocks at Edgewater Park offer a chance at steelhead and yellow perch now.  The Edgewater boat launch ramp is useable, says Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. “As these harbor areas open up…

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Anglers have reported some of the best fishing of the year on Cleveland-area rivers over the past two days, Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec says. Fish are spread throughout the system, with anglers reporting some 25-29-inch fish this week, Durkalec wrote in his weekly fish report. Steelhead have been caught on marabou jigs under floats, brightly colored…

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Still fishing? You can fish year-round on Lake Erie, and the fishing has been good.  Walleye have been caught day and night from the East 55th and East 72nd breakwalls, Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec writes in his weekly fish report. He says, “Lakefront steelhead have been biting on small jigs tipped with minnow suspended between 4-6 feet…

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November winds have made fishing tough, as we get deep into fall. Breakwalls are a good bet.  Take a look at the full Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report here.  Wind and waves: Ohio Lake Erie forecast Nov. 9-11 Walleye   Where: Fishing has been tough over the last week due to high winds and rain…

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Celebrate fall with the Cleveland Metroparks Fall Family Fishing Fest on Saturday. The free event takes place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, where the Metroparks will provide bait and loan a limited number of fishing poles. The parks stocked the area with 600 pounds of channel catfish and 1,000 pounds…

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The weather will feel like summer this weekend, but Lake Erie is cooling down, with a water temperature of about 70 degrees. So what’s the fishing like? 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, Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist…

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Hello, fall!! While Lake Erie temperatures are still in the high 70s, and it’s not quite time for the Fall Brawl, you can at least start thinking about your fall walleye catch. Here’s what you can catch right now. See the full Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report here. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Fishing has…

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Summer is winding down. The water is warm — about 76 degrees in the central basin of Lake Erie. The days are getting shorter. And pretty soon the kiddos will be in school! If you’re looking to plan one last summer fishing trip with the family, here’s what you need know, from the Ohio Department…

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