Lake Erie Love Blog

One of the Midwest’s hottest vacation spots, the region between Toledo and Cleveland provides an eclectic mix of historically significant sites, family-fun amusements, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor recreation.

Fishing Shores & Islands Ohio

Shores & Islands Ohio – better known to fishing diehards as the Walleye Capital of the World – is among the premier fishing destinations on the Great Lakes, and the region has plenty to offer for those craving the challenge of competitive fishing. In addition to the sixteen boat launches across the…

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How Do I…Go Fishing at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands?

Updated October 2020 The Lake Erie Shores & Islands region lost a true legend in October 2020 with the passing of Capt. Dave Spangler. In addition to being a loving husband, father, and grandfather, Dave was a friend to all and a tireless advocate for a healthy Lake Erie. Dave graciously helped us…

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Q&A with Ice Fishing Guide Captain Tony Muscioni from Air1 Airboats

Published January 2018 January's cold temperatures have driven a lot of people inside where it's warm. Here in Lake Erie Shores & Islands, "inside" sometimes means a shanty on top of a thick layer of ice. That little hut contains a heater, a couple of stools, a hole in the ice, and the chance to…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Bay View/Castalia

On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Don't miss our previous #TravelTuesday posts – to-date we have visited Vermilion, Middle Bass Island, Lakeside Chautauqua, Milan, Kelleys Island, Huron, and…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Huron

Published July 2017 On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Don't miss our previous #TravelTuesday posts – to-date we have visited Vermilion, Middle Bass Island, Lakeside Chautauqua, Milan, and Kelleys…

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One Dozen Shores & Islands Must-Do's

There's so much to love in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Whether you prefer a getaway that includes lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, and bicycling around an island, or one filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, the Lake Erie Shores &…

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Fishing Hot Spots in Lake Erie Shores & Islands

No matter the season, Ohio’s Lake Erie & Shores & Islands is a freshwater fishing hot spot where both pro anglers and beginners join in the fishing fun. Although most known for walleye, perch and smallmouth bass, in certain waters at many times of the year you will also find steelhead trout, white…

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