Jump in to Geneva-on-the-Lake’s first big walleye tournament. The Big Fish Friday has a $20 entry, with the winner taking all. 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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Geneva State Park has been named to Fishingbooker.com’s list of 50 best family fishing vacations in the United States. The website, which lets anglers find and book fishing trips, picked one spot in each state. The park is in Geneva-on-the-Lake, a strip of family fun that calls itself Ohio’s first family resort.  “Sitting on the…

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Two of the four Walleye Madness Tournaments take place on Lake Erie. The team with the five biggest walleye win. Entry fee is $150 for each, with 100 percent of the fee going for prize money. Assuming there are 50 boats, first prize is $3,400. Bonus prizes include $200 for the biggest fish caught. June…

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The second annual parade takes place on the Strip at Geneva-on-the-Lake (GOTL)!  Arrive early to grab some food and a spot.  The parade begins at Indian Creek and ends at the GOTL sign by Whip n Dip.  Come celebrate Mom and the start of summer!

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I’m 60 feet off the ground, staring at an aqua-striped Lake Erie. Ready, set, go! I’m flying toward the water at 25 miles per hour, hooked to a metal cable. A shriek slips out of my lips. And I grin, reveling in the weightlessness. Lake Erie Canopy Tours give grown-ups a chance to play. The…

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I gotta say, Mother’s Day is my favorite holiday. It’s like the whole world is celebrating moms. And we don’t have to cook or clean or — hopefully — chastise our kids. Yes, guys, Mother’s Day is coming up. Write it down. It’s Sunday, May 13. When I was a kid, every year, we asked…

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Looking to try stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Erie this summer? The cool, calm sport is an easy way to get out on the water. And it’s growing like crazy. The Outdoor Foundation didn’t even include stand-up paddleboarding – or SUP, which migrated from Hawaii to California in 2004 — in its annual survey until 2010.…

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You’ve got your groom, or your bride. You’ve picked out the flowers and the gown or the tux. Now what backdrop would be best for wedding photos you’ll treasure forever? Lake Erie, obviously.  Do you want a snappy bright blue sky and rollicking waves that scream HAPPIEST DAY OF OUR LIVES! Or are you going…

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Celebrate the Roaring 20s at the Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. The ballroom gala includes a buffet in the ballroom from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., live entertainment by Sumrada, a five-hour open bar, champagne toast at midnight and ball drop. Guests are encouraged to come in costume. Included is an overnight…

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Meet Karen Fagnilli, owner of the Lakehouse Inn & Winery right on Lake Erie, in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio’s first summer resort. Fagnilli and her husband, Sam, bought the old summer hotel in 2000, and now the entire family runs the complex, which includes a winery, restaurant, cottages, event space, spa and butcher shop. There’s even a…

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