The Walleye Fall Brawl begins next week, as thousands of anglers hope to catch a trophy fish. The cooler weather has brought a return of steelhead, which anglers are catching off the rocks at Edgewater and East 55th Street Marina, Wildwood Park, and in the northernmost river sections by the lake, reports Cleveland Metroparks aquatic…

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Fairport Harbor will be decorated with spinning, two-sided painted fish this summer, for the Fish Out of Water art exhibit. You can apply to paint a piece of this public art, especially with a beach theme. See all the details at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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The Rocky River is currently low in level and fairly clear, but rain in the weekend forecast change that, reports Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. A modest number of steelhead turned up this week off the breakwall at Edgewater, East 55th Street Marina, East 72nd Street Marina, Wildwood Park, and in the northernmost river sections by…

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The Rocky River has a surprising number of keep-size walleye by the marina, Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec writes in his weekly fishing report.  The number of baby walleye from the 2018 hatch is also “shocking.” Be gentle handling the tiny fish. Also in Durkalec’s report: Into the weekend anglers on the Rocky River can…

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Electrofishing sounds like something from science fiction: generate an electric current in the water, zap the fish and scoop them up. But that’s one way the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District checks water quality of the Cuyahoga River and about two dozen other streams and rivers each year. The number of fish, and number of…

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It’s one heck of a fishing season, folks. Here’s where to fish for what, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Fishing slowed with the mayfly hatch and recent weather, but catches were still above average with a lot of 17 to 18-inch fish being caught. Fishing was best north…

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Want to revisit the good old days of Cleveland Municipal Stadium? Get out your scuba gear. Because the rubble of the ballpark is now three artificial reefs, home to thousands of fish in Lake Erie. The concrete, brick and rock from the onetime home of the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns is piled in three…

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