Lake Erie fishing report

Capt. Kendal Parsley on Drift Away Charters guided his party to this catch of walleye. Lake Erie walleye fishing continues to be spotty. Trolling for walleye was producing some decent catches off of the west side of Pelee Island in 24 to 32 feet of water. Walleye were biting north…
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Harmful Algal Bloom continues

On Thursday, August 13, the Experimental Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Bulletin from the National Center for Coastal Ocean Science and Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory states that the Microcystis cyanobacteria bloom continues across a large part of the western basin south of West Sister Island from Michigan to the…
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East Harbor holds Conservation Day

In an event gaining in popularity, East Harbor State Park hosted Conservation Day. The event was held on the lawn of the camp store next to the campground. In attendance at the event were representatives from United States Fish and Wildlife, Stone Lab, Ohio State University, Sea Grant, Black Swamp…
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$950,000 awarded to restore western Lake Erie wetland

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have awarded $5.7 million to be used for Great Lakes restoration through the Sustain Our Great Lakes program, including $950,000 to The Winous Point Marsh Conservancy to restore 175 acres of coastal wetland in Sandusky Bay. The Conservancy has also put forward $1,500,000…
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HAB severity increases

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory issued an Experimental Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Bulletin Thursday, August 6, that states the Microcystis cyanobacteria bloom has intensified in the western part of the western basin of Lake Erie.
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Harbors and bays great for largemouth

Smallmouth bass are turning on around the islands Lake Erie walleye fishing was spotty this week with slow fishing some days and some decent fishing on others. Areas producing fish recently also coincided with where the water quality was decent. At the time of this article the bite was going…
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