Rare lake sturgeon caught in Erie (photo)

   June 24, 2009 4:32 pm    0

Dick Brozell, 67, a retiree from McKean, set out to tangle with perch or walleye Wednesday morning during a charter tour aboard the popular Edward John party boat. Instead, Capt. John Nekoloff put the 52-foot boat atop an even more thrilling catch.


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Midweek fishing report for the tri-state area

   June 24, 2009 9:44 am    0

The midweek fishing report for anglers on and around Lake Erie:


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Swimming in Presque Isle Bay

   June 22, 2009 12:06 pm    0

There was a time when few would dare eat a fish caught out of Presque Isle Bay, and when parents cautioned kids not to swim in its polluted waters. And that time wasn’t all that long ago. The bay was deemed a Great Lakes Area of Concern by the U.S. Department of State in 1991….


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Fishing report for week of June 14-20

   June 17, 2009 7:34 am    0

Fishing report for the tri-state area for the week of June 14-20: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission: Reports for Walleye and Pprch have varied greatly over the last few weeks. Locating fish can be difficult, but it is important to note that the lake temperatures are still relatively cold and the fishing should pick up as…


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Oil Creek’s bounty

   June 17, 2009 7:14 am    0

Oil Creek in Venango County has been more generous this spring than any time in at least five years. Air temperature has remained low, keeping the stream relatively cool and allowing trout to gorge on an abundance of hatches that come off not in short, singular waves but simultaneous sorties that rise and fall like…


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Perch fishing is spotty, but the fish are BIG

   June 11, 2009 9:40 am    0

It’s still too early to limit out catching perch each time you go out on the lake. But it appears the size of the fish being caught is worth the trip out all on its own. One-pound perch are fairly common. Even larger fish than that can be caught on any given day. Later in…


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Cycling time trial set for June 21

   June 8, 2009 10:21 am    0

The Rick Gorzynski Memorial Time Trial will be held June 21. All applications should be postmarked by June 12. The application can be obtained at www.picycling.org/files/09timetrialapp.pdf. The fee for Presque Isle Cycling Club members is $23. The fee is $28 for non-members. The 12.5-mile race begins and ends at Beach 1 at Presque Isle State…


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Birds and other creatures

   June 5, 2009 9:17 am    0

Need a reason to get outdoors this weekend? French Creek Valley Conservancy president John Tautin will lead a bird walk June 6 from 8-11 a.m. at Conneaut-Geneva Marsh. Sunday’s event is a creature crawl at Woodcock Creek and Stainbrook Park. Call (814) 337-4231 for information or to register.


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Regional fishing report for June 3, 2009

   June 3, 2009 8:54 am    0

Lake Erie and environs fishing reports from the tri-state’s outdoors agencies:


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Road trip

   June 3, 2009 8:44 am    0

Two Erie anglers got some face time in the Olean Times-Herald during their fishing trip to Allegany State Park near Salamanca, N.Y.


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