Welcome to the new good old days of walleye fishing on Lake Erie. Most of the 2015 walleye hatch – one of the largest ever in Lake Erie – is now big enough to keep, under Ohio law. And the excitement is justified. “It’s going to be one of the best walleye seasons we’ve had…

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Hakeem Najeeullah caught a rare 42-inch muskie Wednesday while ice fishing the Cleveland shoreline of Lake Erie for the first time. Najeeullah was jigging a small spoon, hoping to catch a yellow perch or steelhead off the boat ramps at Gordon Park. His fish finder showed what he thought was a group fish on the bottom…

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Want to know where and what to fish for? In his weekly Cleveland Metroparks fishing report, aquatic biologist Mike Durklec says the walleye night bite is “good and getting even better.”  While white bass and yellow perch fishing are slow lately, anglers can catch walleye from the shore by casting stickbaits and glow-in-the-dark spoons. Anglers…

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