Ohio offers Free Fishing Days May 3-4

Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of "Free Fishing Days" on May 3-4 and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer. For these two days only, Ohioans may fish in any of the state's public waters without having to buy a fishing license. This special weekend offers Ohioans of…
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Family Fishing Day at East Harbor

East Harbor State Park held its 14th annual Family Fishing Day on Saturday, April 26. 500 trout from the Castalia Trout Farm were released into the pond next to the Lakewood Shelter in the park. The trout were all 12-14”. “This is the nicest weather we’ve had in a couple…
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2014 fishing season off to a great start

First off, I would like to thank The Beacon for inviting me back to write the weekly fishing report for them again this season. It is an opportunity that I greatly appreciate, and I hope it helps everyone who reads it catch more fish this season. The polar vortex weather…
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Biggest Week in American Birding

Blue gray gnatcatcher by Aimee Weidner May 6-15 marks the Biggest Week in American Birding. Birders from around the state, country and world travel to our area for a glimpse of the best spring birding on the continent. Not only is the Biggest Week in American Birding great for nature…
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Fishing derby at Walleye Festival

The Skipper Bud’s Kids Fishing Derby at the Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival is scheduled for Sunday, May 25 at 12 p.m. This will be a free, family oriented event and it will take place at the Derby Pond at Waterworks Park. All children ages 12 and under are…
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Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day was Tuesday, April 22. Earth day is a chance to reflect on how everyday actions impact the environment. Earth Day is also a welcome reminder that small behaviors make a big difference. Recycling is one of the easiest things you can do, especially with the recycling drop-box program…
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