Posts Tagged ‘fishing’

Fish CLE for Free 2019

Kids can fish for free at the annual Kids Fish CLE for Free event, with Bubblepalooza.  A limited number of fishing poles and bait will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can fish from Voinovich Park or the north end of the East 9th Street Pier. Kids can leave their mark with…

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Hooks for Hunger 2019

The annual Hooks for Hunger fishing tournament partners with the Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department to raise money for Community Resource Services, a nonprofit that diminishes the effects of poverty in Avon and Avon Lake.  We maintain a 50 team limit. Sign up is first come, first served. Registration Packet: http://bit.ly/Hooks19 (bottom of page)…

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Cops and Bobbers fishing tournament

Come on out and fish with the Kelleys Island Police Department in a competitive event! It all goes down at Portside Marina. Don’t worry about bringing any equipment with you – fishing poles, worms, and life jacket vests will be provided! Share:

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Lake Erie fish report April 19-21

Steelhead have been a highlight fishing the Rocky and Chagrin rivers this week. The rivers have pre-spawn, spawning, and post spawn steelhead, especially in the northern river reaches closer to Lake Erie, Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec reports in his weekly fish report. Steelhead in spring will bite a variety of offerings, including dime…

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Barbie Rod Steelhead Derby 2019

Steelhead fisherman give back to the Cleveland Metroparks Fishing Fund by raising money through this “Barbie Rod” derby, which limits anglers to children’s rod and reel combos. This year there is a new kids division, open to children 16 and younger, with a $15 entry fee that includes a cook-out lunch. Adults are $30, which…

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Trout stocked in the Rocky River: Lake Erie fish report March 22-24

The Cleveland Metroparks has stocked 600 pounds of trout in the east Branch Rocky River, in the first batch of the season. The Rocky River and other area streams are offering good steelhead fishing, with the freshest fish concentrated near Lake Erie, Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec writes in his weekly fish report. Though anglers should…

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Port Clinton fish fests named among nation’s best

Only in Port Clinton does a giant fiberglass walleye fall from the sky to welcome a new year. Which is why the Lake Erie city was named to Fishingbooker.com’s best fishing festivals list. The Walleye Festival over Memorial Day weekend also contributed to Port Clinton’s spot among seven festivals across the United States. See the…

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Open water: Lake Erie fish report March 15-17

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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Lake Erie fish report March 8-10

Anglers have reported some good steelhead fishing success during fishable conditions this week. Steelhead are well dispersed throughout the river systems, with the freshest fish concentrated in the northern river reaches closer to Lake Erie, according to aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. In his weekly Cleveland Metroparks fish report, Durkalec shares the best way to catch winter steelhead:…

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