The importance of a properly tuned crankbait

ReefRunner crankbaits What does tuning a crankbait mean, and why is it important? Before I answer those questions, let me ask you this: have you ever been trolling with all of the same style of crankbaits out, like Reef Runners, Rogues, Deep Husky Jerks, or any other hard bodied bait,…
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Duck blind lotteries at State Parks set for Aug. 17

More than 280 permits are available to hunters wishing to construct a duck blind on several Ohio State Parks’ lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Lottery drawings will be held at the 16 participating state parks on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 17, along with lotteries for the use of 146…
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Mona Rutger special guest at Conservation Day

Red Tailed Hawk from Back to the Wild The 9th Annual Conservation Day event will be held in front of the Camp Store at East Harbor State Park on Saturday, Aug. 10. The majority of the activities will be held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This event is open…
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National Rifle Matches in full swing

Bert Fall of Port Clinton on the firing line at the National Rifle Matches M1 Carbine competition The rhythmic pop, pop, pop from the firing of a hundred guns interspersed with the tower's authoritative commands provide the soundtrack each morning for five weeks in July and August at Camp Perry…
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How to save money and make a crawler harness at home

A popular bait to troll with on Lake Erie from late spring to early fall is the crawler harness. You’ll pay upwards of $3-$5for some pre-tied crawler harnesses in the local sporting good stores and bait shops, but you can make them yourself for pennies on the dollar right in…
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