Posts Tagged ‘ice fishing’

Jer-Bear and Kurt ice-fishing tournament

An ice-fishing tournament and banquet on Put-in-Bay to honor fallen friends. Proceeds will support the scholarships in Jeremy and Kurt’s names. To sign up for fishing, please contact Dan Petro at 419-341-2274 or sign up on the island at Topsy Turveys Island Bar & Grillat 5 p.m. Feb. 1. The weigh-in will begin at 4…

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Ice fishing! Lake Erie fish report Feb. 1-3

Are you ice fishing? Anglers are just beginning to venture onto Cleveland area harbors of Lake Erie, reports Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec in his weekly fishing report. Fishing for steelhead, yellow perch, northern pike and panfish was great last year at Edgewater and Gordon Park boat ramps, as well as Wildwood Marina.  This…

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What to expect ice fishing off Put-in-Bay

I had no idea what to expect on my first experience ice fishing off South Bass Island. Definitely not a picnic table. Yet I’m sitting at one, bolted to a trailer that is towed by a four-wheeler wearing chains on its tires. Down the ramp on the west side of the island, we go Ice…

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See Lake Erie ice formations from the air

” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] This winter, we’re infatuated with ice. The cold bites at our fingers, the wind snaps in our faces, and we dream of spring. Meanwhile, we stare at the ice on our beloved Great Lake. We’re mesmerized by the villages of ice fishing shanties off South Bass Island. We’re captivated…

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Ice fishing near downtown Cleveland

You don’t need a snowmobile or a four-wheeler to ice fish off the coast of Cleveland. Unlike the shanties north of Catawba on Lake Erie, with their airboats and charter trips and even a guy selling chili, it’s a low-key affair here. Just guys gathering for a few hours, maybe after work, to jig a…

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Take a helicopter tour over the Lake Erie shore

The helicopter lifted off gently, swooping into the sky over Lake Erie and around downtown Cleveland. It felt like the first uphill climb of a roller coaster, the beginning of the swing ride at an amusement park. “Here we go,” said Ryan Maehs, a helicopter pilot for Paratus Air. Paratus — based in Put-in-Bay and…

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