Posts Tagged ‘lake erie’

Summer Solstice Sunset contest! Send us your photos

It’s sunset season! We’re celebrating the summer solstice — the longest, lightest day of the year — with our RocktheLake’s first-ever Summer Solstice Sunset contest. (Remember the boat name contest we held in December?) We want to see your best photos of sunsets on Lake Erie! We’ll publish our favorites on RocktheLake’s Facebook, Instagram and…

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Storms on Saturday: Lake Erie marine forecast June 7-10

After a cool week, this June weekend is looking warmer. But storms Friday evening and much of Saturday could prevent boaters from getting on the water. Sunday, thankfully, is looking beautiful.   If trying to get out Friday, go early. By late afternoon, storm chances start jumping up and stick around all night. Winds and…

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Midge season! What to know about the pesky Lake Erie bugs

If you live near Lake Erie, you woke up to midges — tiny flying insects clinging to your window screens or car doors. The mosquito lookalikes will hang around for the next 10 days or so, long enough to mate, reproduce and die. You won’t see them again until October. “They want to swarm. That’s…

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13 pound walleye wins Lake Erie FishCrazy Derby

Jeff Lunsford caught a 13-pound, 4-ounce walleye on Saturday, the last morning of the Fish Crazy Derby, with his fishing buddy Mark Carr. The partners are splitting their first place prize, a $40,000 Starweld Fusion Pro 20 boat. Lunsford, 56, of Galion, has been fishing most of his life, but until about five years ago…

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7 Lake Erie beaches with lifeguards on duty

It’s June! And the beaches are open for swimming — even though the water is still chilly. RocktheLake collected a few area beaches with lifeguards. Take a look! Lakeview Park, Lorain: Lifeguards are on duty noon-6 p.m. Lakeview Park and Beach Huntington Beach, Bay Village: Lifeguards on duty 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, June 2-Sunday, Aug.…

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