Fly fishing fix

   January 12, 2010 9:09 am    0

Get your fly fishing fix with three trailers from Canada’s Fly Max Films. Just click on any of the three panels to the right of the Quick Time video player to launch. The gar video especially hits home, given the schools of the toothy fish that inhabit Misery Bay in the spring. With a little…


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Incoming freighters expected to affect Presque Isle Bay ice

   January 12, 2010 9:04 am    0

Ice anglers, kite skiers and anyone else with an interest in ice safety on Presque Isle Bay should be aware of the expected arrival of two large freighters in the Port of Erie later this week.


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Find an outdoors club

   January 11, 2010 12:51 pm    2

Snowbound in mid-January is a great time to think about getting involved with one of the myriad organizations in northwestern Pennsylvania that strive to make the outdoors better and more fun for everyone. Try your luck with one of these groups. If you’d like to be included in future listing online and in the Erie…


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And you thought your bass was big

   January 8, 2010 11:53 am    0

Manabu Kurita of Aichi, Japan, knew he had quite a fish on his line in July. Turns out it was a world record. “I knew it was big, but I didn’t know it was that big,” he said. The International Game Fish Association today announced Aichi’s 22-pound 4-ounce largemouth tied the 77-year-old all-tackle record. Watch…


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Anglers’ date day: Fly-tying and a movie

   January 7, 2010 1:48 pm    0

Lake Erie Ultimate Angler has developed an active schedule of in-season and off-season classes and clinics. The latest: Fly-tying and a movie Jan. 9, 2010. Bring your vice, materials and something to drink to the store at 3737 W. 12th St., Erie, for a session that will start at 1 p.m. and run through 3:30…


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Waterfowl migration report for Jan. 6, 2010

   January 6, 2010 10:14 am    0

This week’s western Pennsylvania waterfowl migration report from Avery Outdoors Pro-Staff member David Rearick:


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Birds of a feather

   January 4, 2010 12:11 pm    0

North East native Chris Bosak writes about and photographs birds for his Web site He was back in Erie for the holidays, a trip he wrote about for the Keene (N.H.) Sentinel. He isn’t alone in his birding Jones. Hundreds of birders are expected at festivals this coming spring, including: Presque Isle Festival of…


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Waterfowl migration report for Dec. 28, 2009

   December 28, 2009 3:51 pm    0

This week’s western Pennsylvania waterfowl migration report from Avery Outdoors Pro-Staff member David Rearick:


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Dave Lefebre shares the news

   December 22, 2009 10:07 am    0

Union City pro Dave Lefebre wrote on his blog that he’ll have a new title sponsor for the 2010 bass fishing season.


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Ice anglers are getting their gear ready

   December 18, 2009 3:42 pm    0

Ice fishing season can’t be far off. S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie hatchery manager and director Bob Zawadski reported a Presque Isle Bay water temperature of 34 degrees on Friday evening at the hatchery near the foot of Chestnut Street. Here’s the Dec. 16 North American Ice Service 30-day forecast: Patchy areas of new lake ice…


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