Kids fishing derby at the Ottawa County Fair

Ottawa Soil & Water Conservation District and Oak Harbor FFA will be hosting the annual free youth fishing derby during the Ottawa County Fair on Sunday, July 20. All kids ages 12 and under are invited to participate in the fishing derby. The event will take place at the race…
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Catching Walleye during a Mayfly Hatch

Frank Smith Anyone who lives near Lake Erie is familiar with the massive Mayfly hatches we endure each spring around this time. In the “nymph” stage, they can live under water for several years. As they mature, the metamorphoses of the nymph into a mature Mayfly happens over several stages…
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Good News for Western Basin Walleye Anglers

It sure has been nice being able to wear shorts out in the boat these past couple of weeks. I thought the warm weather would never arrive, but I’m sure glad it finally did! Water temperatures are now in the high 60’s and low 70’s and there are still plenty…
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A Day on the Wild Side

The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District in cooperation with Winous Point Marsh Conservancy; ODNR Division of Wildlife, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite youth fifth through eighth grades to spend A Day on the Wild Side. The camp will be held on Thursday, July 24, at the Winous…
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