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Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

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Tiny window for winter walleyes barely counts as “ice fishing season” on Ohio’s Lake Erie

Catches of a few walleyes to limits of eater-size fish were reported by anglers over the few days of fishing by anglers who quickly took advantage of the 5- to 8-inch thick ice surface on portions of Lake Erie in Ohio. (Stock photo)
After more than a week of arctic temperatures blanketed the region in mid-January, portions of Lake Erie quickly got cold enough to freeze, which provided a few days for ice anglers to dust off their hard-water gear and head out.  The first two ice shanties were planted near the “old ramp” off South Bass Island’s west shore on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
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