Weather and Walleye Fishing on Lake Erie

It’s simple to say, “Let’s go fishing”, but it’s not so simple to catch fish when the weather conditions are constantly changing from day to day. Keeping an eye on the weather is very important when you’re a walleye angler, and making adjustments to your presentation is even more important.
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Skipper Bud’s Fishing Derby

The Walleye Festival fishing derby sponsored by Skipper Bud's Marina took place at Derby Pond in Port Clinton on Saturday. The fishing tournament was open to children up to age 12. Bait and poles were provided but some children brought their own poles. Over 200 children and families participated in…
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Ragbag Report

Our editor, Donna Lueke, asked me who I might know who could write a weekly column on sailing for our new COASTLINES supplement. I said I would, so now you get to read the first installment of the RAGBAG REPORT. Port Clinton Yacht Club hosted 32 Laser class boats at…
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Free boat safety inspections offered

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering free boat safety inspections during May and June at public boat launch ramps and during special events statewide. The agency also released a new promotional video about safety boating. “Start the boating season safe,” said Rodger Norcross, chief of the ODNR…
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Weather tools to help you catch more fish

Marc Miller of Cleveland with a nice "Eye"The internet has become a place for finding information with the push of a few keystrokes, and when it comes to finding information for my next fishing trip I want that information quickly. There are several internet sites that will help you determine…
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Father’s Day Fishing Trip

The first annual Father’s Day Fishing Trip will be held on Saturday, June 15th. Jason Pinkston, offensive lineman of the Cleveland Browns, will join fans in this experience. The day will start with a meet and greet with Pinkston that is open to the public at Mr. Ed’s Bar and…
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