November winds have made fishing tough, as we get deep into fall. Breakwalls are a good bet.  Take a look at the full Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report here.  Wind and waves: Ohio Lake Erie forecast Nov. 9-11 Walleye   Where: Fishing has been tough over the last week due to high winds and rain…

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The weather will feel like summer this weekend, but Lake Erie is cooling down, with a water temperature of about 70 degrees. So what’s the fishing like? Lake Erie anglers are targeting walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, and panfish, and inland lake/pond anglers are primarily pursuing largemouth bass, channel catfish and panfish, Cleveland Metroparks aquatic biologist…

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Labor Day weekend, and the fishing is easy. Do you have a photo of your favorite catch from the summer? We’d love to see it. Email me at [email protected] Meanwhile, here’s where to fish for what in the Ohio waters of Lake Erie. Click here for the full Ohio Department of Natural Resources fish report.…

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Summer is winding down. The water is warm — about 76 degrees in the central basin of Lake Erie. The days are getting shorter. And pretty soon the kiddos will be in school! If you’re looking to plan one last summer fishing trip with the family, here’s what you need know, from the Ohio Department…

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Cleveland might be the biggest city on Lake Erie, but it ranks behind Port Clinton and Toledo in the number of Lake Erie-destined boats registered in its corporate limits. Port Clinton has 2,234 boats, roughly one for every two residents. Cleveland has 1,977, which means .005 percent of the population owns a boat. Across Cuyahoga…

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Going fishing this weekend? The walleye in the Ohio waters of Lake Erie are still biting strong! The Lake Erie water temperature is 78 off Toledo and 73 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast. Here’s what to fish for where, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Fishing…

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Cuyahoga County has more boat registrations than any other county in Ohio. But it ranks second to last for boats per 1,000 residents. Only Franklin County, landlocked in the middle of the state, fares worse. No. 1 for boat ownership, based on population? No surprise here. It’s Ottawa County, home to the summertime playground of…

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Going fishing this weekend? Here’s where to head in Lake Erie, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Fishing continues to be exceptional, with anglers doing well west of the islands in 28 to 32 feet of water and between Huron and Vermilion in 25 to 40 feet of water.…

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Going fishing this weekend? Here’s where the Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the fish are biting. Meanwhile, here’s your marine forecast. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Anglers are doing well around Kelleys Island, 1 mile out from Marblehead, and off Huron and Vermilion. There are quite a few reports of limits being caught in two…

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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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