Lake Erie Fishing

8am: Left the marina in Lorain under sunny skies. Wind forecast out of the south – which would be the best conditions. But instead, wind was actually out of the west. Choppy. Whitecaps on the water – means less than ideal conditions for fishing – but apparently good conditions for birding. Also we’d just come … Read more

Fly Fishing My Home-Town River

Cuyahoga River, North Akron near sundown. I drive out here on a lark, a place my brother took me once to catch smallmouth bass when we were teenagers. I map it on my phone and drive through parts of town I remember my mother telling me to stay out of. I watch the abandoned industrial … Read more

Fly Fishing Musky

Early fall is prime time in the Great Lakes Region! Warm temperatures (not hot) and stable river water levels make this the best time of year to scout favorite steelhead hangouts in relative solitude and catch trophy warm water species. Over looked opportunities exist for a variety of species and low water situations confine large … Read more