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Fed study: Silt does not cause algae

Fed study: Silt does not cause algae

A federal agency that has resisted calls to stop depositing tons of mud and soil in western Lake Erie said new research shows that the dumping hasn’t contributed to the rising number of harmful algae outbreaks in recent few years.

October 2014
Gear Up for Late Fall Muskie Fishing

Gear Up for Late Fall Muskie Fishing

The coming of fall is like a giant reset button for the muskie-fishing season.

October 2014
What is success to a hunter or fisherman?

What is success to a hunter or fisherman?

Everyone has their own way of measuring success. What is success to you when hunting and fishing?

October 2014
Manure management included in algae-fighting bill

Manure management included in algae-fighting bill

On Aug. 18, a few days after Senate Bill 356 was introduced by Edna Brown (D-Toledo), on Aug. 14, to define manure as a type of fertilizer, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D- Oregon) answered with House Bill 611 to deal with Ohio’s manure management.

October 2014
Fall trolling tactics for walleyes

Fall trolling tactics for walleyes

For much of the fall, trolling crankbaits dominates most fishing I do. The location (and how the fish are using a particular location) determines the most efficient

October 2014
Fishing line tip: Avoid memory and keeping it in tip-top shape

Fishing line tip: Avoid memory and keeping it in tip-top shape

Store your rod, loosen the drag, but wait till spring before changing your line on spinning and baitcasting reels

September 2014
Autumn’s forgiving crappies still demand stealth and smart fishing techniques

Autumn’s forgiving crappies still demand stealth and smart fishing techniques

September and October slabs love jigs when water temperatures drop post-turnover

September 2014
Carp battle shifts to Erie bait shops

Carp battle shifts to Erie bait shops

The battle to keep Asian carp out of Lake Erie and the Great Lakes has moved to a new front: the bait shops and bait buckets.

September 2014
Best in years? Excellent fishing pattern developing for fall walleyes in 2014

Best in years? Excellent fishing pattern developing for fall walleyes in 2014

Jig-n-minnow, crankbaits, and live-bait rigs all provide top presentations for autumn walleyes

September 2014
Big question: Are fish safe to eat?

Big question: Are fish safe to eat?

Microcystis is the dominant noxious cyanobacteria, widely called “blue-green algae,” present each year in Western Lake Erie and other lakes throughout Ohio.

August 2014
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