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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Three members of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Conservation Teen Advisory Council (ConTAC) will share their passion for preserving and protecting Ohio’s waters with the Great Lakes Commission at its annual meeting that took place on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The Great Lakes Commission is composed of

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Erie

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Perhaps it’s concern that boating budgets may be cut because of Covid-19, or maybe it’s just being seen as good to support their chosen recreation, but boat owners from around Ohio are joining the Boating Associations of Ohio this year. “In the past, we really haven’t told the BAO story very well,”

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Boat Club, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Sunday, November 15, 2020

What’s the best time to get the 2021 Huron-Clinton Metroparks annual park pass? Right now. That’s because the parks system is providing a special discounted offer of just $35 for annual passes purchased by Dec. 31, 2020. That one pass can be used to access each of the 13 Metroparks across Southeast Michigan all year long.

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Lake Erie

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

A new location! New product lines! New retail dock shop! Now located in Marblehead, Ohio, Erie Marine Boats, Lifts and Docks continues to expand to serve their customers. The new location has a large indoor showroom, a parts and retail dock shop, and a larger service department. “We have customers that want choices when it

tags: Marina, Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Sunday, November 8, 2020

As part of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Black Swamp Conservancy, is transforming 54 acres of frequently flooded farmland located along the Sandusky River into a public nature preserve that will benefit the people and environment of northwest Ohio.

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Friday, October 30, 2020

Ranger Boats pro angler Jason Przekurat won the National Walleye Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's (NWT) Championship event on Lake Erie, October 16. The win marks the first time a pro angler has won the NWT championship twice. Przekurat adds this championship win to his 2016 NWT Championship victory on the Missouri

tags: Lake Erie, Awards, Fishing

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will continue their Halloween Boo on the Boat tradition by extending the event from one day to one week. Beginning Saturday, October 24 and concluding on Saturday, October 31 the museum will encourage young “goblins and ghouls” to visit the museum in costume to trick-or-treat aboard

tags: Lake Erie, Events, Kids & Pets

Friday, October 16, 2020

New York’s Lake Erie tributaries boast some of the highest angler catch rates for steelhead (rainbow trout) in the entire country, and the arrival of fall’s colors signals the beginning of the steelhead season. Favorite fishing destinations such as Cattaraugus, Eighteen Mile, and Chautauqua Creeks typically begin to cool

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie

Sunday, September 27, 2020

A short drive from Cleveland or Toledo and just six miles south of the famous Bass Islands is one of the best kept secrets on the Great Lakes—Catawba Island Club and Marina. Founded to be a sportsmen’s haven with a focus on family, CIC’s roots date back to the powerboating surge of the late 1920s. In the more modern

tags: Lake Erie, Boat Club, Destination

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2020 walleye and yellow perch hatches are both above average and continue an exceptional era of fish production in the western basin of

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact


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