Sunday, April 29, 2012

Photo of The Week

Congratulations to Codey Leach of Summerfield, OH.  His photo of these Crappie was selected for the Photo of the Week. 

Friday, April 27, 2012

Cold Rainy Eyes

Rocky River Update

Officials have the dead fish broken down by species, the preliminary-only totals are: crappie,16; trout, 72; minnows (all subspecies), 22,018; darters, 3,287; suckers, 3,962; crayfish, 61; frogs, 3; shad, 2; sunfish, 143; smallmouth bass, 49.   That is a ton of fish...

Monday, April 23, 2012

Thousands of Fish Found Dead in the Rocky River

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio -- Tens of thousands of fish of all sizes and species have died in the East Branch of the Rocky River in the Cleveland Metroparks since Sunday afternoon, bringing crews from several state agencies to investigate for toxic pollutants, test river waters and document the range of the fish kill.
Fish kill on the Rocky River
Photo by Gus Chan

SGC Maps

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  • Detailed map for each logical stream section
  • Map Locator
  • Location of primary fishing stretches
  • GPS waypoints of primary stretches
  • Substrate, distance and time indicators for each logical section
  • Stream summary (in text format) for each logical section
  • Quick Stats Chart
  • Streets and access points
  • Fishing tips and techniques
  • State road map(s)
  • Contact information for local tackle and fly shops, dining, and lodging
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  • Stream Fishing Log
  • Stream Fishing Journal
  • Fishing Trip Readiness Checklist
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Photo of The Week

Congratulations to Ron Guttu.  His photo of this Muskie was selected for the Photo of the Week.  Good work Ron, we will be getting more pigs like this one..

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Photo of The Week

Congratulations to Patti Beasley of Indianapolis, Indiana.  Her photo of this Steelhead was selected for the Photo of the Week.  She caught this Hen in a Lake Erie Tributary.