Your Next Fish Story Takes Place on Lake Erie

Your Next Fish Story Takes Place on Lake Erie

Author: Outside Magazine
Published: March 31, 2023

“Visiting Lake Erie in Ohio? Powderhook has all the information you need to start exploring the fishery.

Whether you’re a seasoned angler venturing out solo, taking another fishing vacation with your family, or casting a line for the first time, Powderhook is the ultimate resource for fishing Lake Erie in Ohio. As a conservation-backed renewable resource, fishing is a sustainable way to connect with the outdoors. Powderhook is helping people from diverse backgrounds engage in the sport while building a community of educated anglers. We touched base with Powderhook community manager and avid conservationist Sam Wells to get all the details.

What makes the fishery on Lake Erie in Ohio unique?

The Lake Erie in Ohio fishery is unique because out of the last eight years there have been five record-setting hatches of walleye. This has led to the highest numbers of fish in the lake since the 1970s, and the most recent estimate is 82 million walleye. Anglers are catching more walleye than ever before! Not to mention thriving populations of yellow perch, lake trout, and large- and smallmouth bass, just to name a few.

Because the fish population is flourishing, Lake Erie can handle a higher level of recreational fishing than you might see on other lakes. When you fish on Lake Erie in Ohio you are an active participant in one of the greatest conservation and management success stories in the United States.

How has Powderhook helped establish Lake Erie in Ohio as a destination fishery?

Lake Erie in Ohio is widely recognized as the walleye capital of the world, but Powderhook has helped establish it as a destination fishery not only for serious anglers but for anyone wanting to participate in this incredible fishing destination. ”

The full article can be found here.

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