first lake trout trip of the year. It was not a crazy bite as we sometimes see, but was still a good morning on the water. Got a dozen or so with 2 good walleye ...more as a bonus.
news from the Governors office.
30.May marinas maintain in-person operations?
Beginning May 1, 2020, marinas, boatyards, and recreational marine manufacturers ...more may
provide services where such facilities adhere to strict social distancing and sanitization
protocols. Operation of such facilities for the purposes of personal or commercial use or
operation of boats or other watercraft is permissible; however, chartered watercraft
services (including fishing charters with more than two clients) or rental services remain
prohibited. Restaurant activity is limited to take-out or delivery only, and use of facilities
for banquets, regattas or similar gatherings remains prohibited.
31.I operate as a fishing guide, what in-person operations may continue?
Beginning May 1, 2020, walk-in fishing guiding is permitted as long as you are able to
minimize personal contact and abide by social distancing and masking guidelines,
including maintaining six feet between individuals. Guiding from a boat may be done if
you limit clients to two or less and are able to abide by social distancing and masking
guidelines, including maintaining six feet between individuals at all times. Charter boat
guiding for more than two clients remains prohibited.
32.May sporting goods, hunting, fishing and tackle stores maintain in-person operations?
Sporting goods stores, hunting fishing and tackle stores may not maintain in-person
operations but may maintain self-service operations.
(Western Basin) The fishing is changing here, but still regarded by many as the best and most productive Walleye and Smallmouth Bass fishery in North America. Nearly 27,000,000 Walleye are available t...
Presque Isle State Park - I-79 North to Rt. 12 West to Peninsula Drive. Fishing Tackle Loaner Site (at Stull Interpretive Center just inside park property), nearby bait and fishing licenses, marina, b...
Walleye are the main attraction as the population has rebounded yet again in recent years. Smallmouth Bass and Yellow Perch offer additional angling opportunities.
Suggested Location for Stocked Trout from Rick Road bridge downstream to Route 98 bridge.