Posts Tagged ‘walleye’

GOTL Walleye Open — Big Fish Friday

Jump in to Geneva-on-the-Lake’s first big walleye tournament. The Big Fish Friday has a $20 entry, with the winner taking call. The Walleye Open Saturday has a $200 entry, with an expected top prize of $10,000. (Based on a 100-boat field.) The contest weighs the top five fish from each team, which can have one…

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Wine and Walleye Festival

Come join us on Bridge Street, the street awarded as America’s Main Street winner for 2018 as we celebrate our 10th Annual Wine and Walleye Festival. Over 12 of the Grand River Valley’s best wineries will be on hand as well as a street fair, fireworks, live music, and sailing tours aboard the 1893 Lettie…

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Hooks for Hunger walleye tournament

Avon Lake-area fishermen partnered with the Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department to create this tournament to benefit Community Resource Services, a nonprofit that provides basic needs assistance and individualized resource and referral services for Avon and Avon Lake families. There’s a 50-team limit for the tournament. Teams may consist of as many fishermen as…

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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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Lake Erie fish report May 11, 2018

Weather is warming up, and the boat launch ramps are in the water at the Cleveland Metroparks. In the Metroparks’ weekly fish report, aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec said smallmouth bass are now swimming in the Rocky, Chagrin and Cuyahoga rivers. Note: you can’t keep smallmouth/largemouth bass caught in Lake Erie or the Rocky River north of…

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Lake Erie fishing report May 4

The weather is good, and the fish are biting. Plus, it’s free fishing weekend in Ohio! Where to try to catch a fish? Lake Erie marina and harbor areas offer chances to catch walleye, steelhead trout, northern pike, panfish, and largemouth and smallmoth bass in spring, according to Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist Mike Durkalec. Main and…

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Who won the 2017 Lake Erie Fall Brawl?

The 2017 Lake Erie Fall Brawl results are in. And, pending polygraph exams, Matthew Branigan is taking top honors with his nearly 15-pound walleye. See the video of brawlers out on Friday in the Cleveland harbor. Branigan’s 14.97-pound catch is the largest caught in the seven years of the brawl. “That’s probably going to be…

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