Annual walleye migration underway on Maumee and Sandusky rivers

The annual appearance of migrating walleye in the Maumee and Sandusky rivers brings fantastic spring fishing opportunities, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). An annual phenomenon in northwest Ohio occurs each spring when a portion of Lake Erie’s walleye population moves up the Maumee and Sandusky rivers…
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Lake Erie Birding Trail comes alive during spring migration

Spring migration will bring millions of birds to Ohio in the coming months, and the Lake Erie Birding Trail offers a great opportunity to view many rare and exciting species, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The Lake Erie Birding Trail encompasses the Ohio shoreline and inland…
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Ottawa County beach clean-up

To celebrate Earth Day and help remove litter from our area beaches, the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Camp Perry, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Friends of Magee Marsh, City of Port Clinton, East Harbor State Park, Catawba Island State Park, and Ottawa Sandusky Seneca…
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OSWCD Women in Conservation taking registration

The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District “Women in Conservation Series” is starting soon. The series will be held in various locations in Ottawa County from 5:30 p.m.– 8 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from April through September. The first workshop will be on April 17th at…
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Castalia State Fish Hatcheryoffers controlled trout fishing

A half-mile section of Cold Creek at Castalia State Fish Hatchery in Erie County will be open to a limited number of anglers on selected dates for controlled trout fishing, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Controlled trout fishing is offered by the ODNR Division of Wildlife…
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Boating Safety Class to be held at Coast Guard Station

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-12 will be conducting the About Boating Safely Class at the US Coast Guard Station Marblehead, 606 Prairie Street, Marblehead, on Saturday, March 16. This one-day program, from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 pm, is open to the public. A tour of the station will also be offered…
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Ohio enjoys another record year for boat registrations

The number of Ohio boat registrations reached a record high for a fourth consecutive year in 2012, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Watercraft, which oversees the registration and titling of all Ohio recreational watercraft, announced that a record 435,310 boats were registered…
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