According to reports, Erie’s last reading put the body of water at 574 feet, just 7.3 inches shy of an all-time high in 1986; other Great Lakes also have seen water levels higher than average.
Respect your fellow anglers on the water and hopefully that same respectful attitude will be paid back to you.
State’s leaders fail to recognize opportunity for aid.
Cold water temperatures are allowing VHSv to continue to affect fish from the St. Clair River to Lake Erie.
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Sea Grant programs at stake.
Ohio anglers win pro angler and co-angler titles and three of the top four in the pro division hail from the host state in last week’s tournament.
Meanwhile, biologists throughout Lake Erie have been implanting acoustic transmitters in walleye to understand fish movements and how they relate to fishing effort and harvest.
Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension, the U. S. Geological Survey’s Great Lakes Science Center, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, and local fishery organizations will participate in several regional workshops the next two months highlighting research and information about the fisheries.
The Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission agreed to a 20 percent increase in the total allowable catch for walleye and 13 percent for yellow perch.
But under a tentative plan, several programs would see steep cuts and money for the Great Lakes initiative would be all but eliminated.
A little common sense and courtesy will go a long way when launching your fishing boat.
Invasive fish has been found in Lakes Erie, Michigan and Ontario, although it’s uncertain how many there are or how widely they have spread.
The algae blooms in the shallowest of the Great Lakes pose a threat to both drinking water and wildlife.