Ohio State Parks duck blind lotteries set for Aug. 20

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is holding a lottery for more than 270 permits to hunters wishing to construct a blind to hunt ducks and geese on select Ohio State Park lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Drawings will be held the morning of Saturday, Aug. 20, at 17…
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Maumee River load currently less than last year

True color image from May 23 taken by MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite. Calm winds over the weekend have allowed the sediment in the western basin and along the Ohio coast to settle. The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and Heidelberg University’s National Center for Water Quality Research have…
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MS Walleye Fishing Tournament coming to Port Clinton

Sign up for the MS Walleye Fishing Tournament scheduled for Wednesday, June 8. Get a group of six friends, customers or co-workers to fill a boat. The fully-stocked boat will set sail from the Midway Marina, located at 1871 NE Catawba Rd. in Port Clinton.Join more than 150 anglers as…
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Walleye having their ups and downs

Welcome back to the Lake Erie fishing report! 2016 should be a great season on Lake Erie. So far the walleye fishing has had its ups and downs with cooler than normal temperatures in April and May contributing to the slower fishing we have experienced lately. The calmer winds and…
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Ottawa County Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering to keep Lake Erie beautiful and clean. The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Friends of Magee Marsh, City of Port Clinton, East Harbor State Park, Catawba Island State Park, and OSS County Joint Solid Waste…
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Women in Conservation series starting soon

Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District’s Women in Conservation Series is starting soon. The series will be held at various locations in Ottawa County from 5:30-8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month from April through September. The first workshop will be on April 20 at the Ottawa National…
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