Who needs a glittery ball, or Times Square? Watch a 20-foot fiberglass Walleye drop at midnight in Port Clinton. The volunteer-run festivities for the first time include live entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. (dancing highly encouraged) and a Rock, Paper, Scissors championship. The fun begins at 4 p.m. with kids games, snacks and crafts and…

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You’ve got less than a week to catch a monster walleye and win a boat in the 2019 Walleye Fall Brawl. The contest ends at 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Last year, the contest came down to the penultimate day, when Clarence Mitchell Jr. caught a 13.7-pound tank off the coast of Cleveland. In 2017,…

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Catch the biggest walleye in the Ohio waters of Lake Erie and win a Warrior V208 with an Evinrude 300 HP G2 on top of an EZ Loader trailer. The fishing derby lures more than 6,000 anglers, from states as far as North Dakota and Colorado. The premise is simple. Pay $30 to register in…

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The Walleye Fall Brawl begins next week, as thousands of anglers hope to catch a trophy fish. The cooler weather has brought a return of steelhead, which anglers are catching off the rocks at Edgewater and East 55th Street Marina, Wildwood Park, and in the northernmost river sections by the lake, reports Cleveland Metroparks aquatic…

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The Lake Erie Walleye fishing tournament is open for anyone to join, at Geneva State Park Marina. Register your boat and crew for $300 per team. If you want to join the fun for Big Fish Friday, entry is $30 per person. Winner takes all.

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Finally, some upbeat reports of perch in Lake Erie. And still plenty of walleye. It’s looking like lovely weather for a fishing trip! Here’s the full Lake Erie fish report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Western Basin Walleye   Where: The best bite has been 3 to 6 miles east of Kelleys Island, out of…

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This is the best walleye season just about anyone can remember on Lake Erie. We caught seven walleye in about 45 minutes, when Danny McConnell of Midtown Fishing Charters took us out from the Gordon Park boat ramp this week. Once we had two fish on the line at the same time! All of them…

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The kids are out, and it’s time to take the family fishing. Walleye fishing is really heating up. And this season is supposed to be epic. Here’s the full Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report: Western Basin Walleye   Where: Fishing really heated up this past week, especially around the islands with many quick limits being…

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Fishing, like the weather, is heating up. The GOTL Open is hosting its Spring Bash fishing tournament in Oak Harbor next weekend. Registration deadline is today (April 5). Last weekend, 140 anglers fished in the Rocky River in the sixth annual Barbie Rod Steelhead Derby. Corey Zelinkski won with a 26-inch fish, and the event…

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Only in Port Clinton does a giant fiberglass walleye fall from the sky to welcome a new year. Which is why the Lake Erie city was named to Fishingbooker.com’s best fishing festivals list. The Walleye Festival over Memorial Day weekend also contributed to Port Clinton’s spot among seven festivals across the United States. See the…

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