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

Located on the shore of Lake Erie and nestled along the Ashtabula River is a quaint street known for its famous bascule lift bridge, historic harbor port, turn of the century architecture, first class dining and shopping.  Bridge Street in the Historic Ashtabula Harbor is known as a premier summer destination in Northeastern Ohio and…

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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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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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Lorain man catches record, 27-pound lake trout in Fall Brawl

Jim Beres was fishing for walleye, trying to win a boat in the Lake Erie Fall Brawl. He caught Ohio’s record-biggest lake trout instead. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is headed to Sheffield Lake today, to examine the trout and verify the new record, at 26.63 pounds and 38 inches. “We didn’t even know…

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December, and the Cleveland harbor is full of boats

With less than two days left of the seventh annual Lake Erie Walleye Fall Brawl, anglers crammed the Cleveland harbor, hoping to catch a big one. Matthew Branigan hooked a 14.97-pound walleye Friday morning, the biggest ever in the competition. But that doesn’t mean the contest is over. Fishermen came out on a sunny afternoon,…

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