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Lake Erie perch quotas down

Lake Erie commercial and recreational anglers saw a decrease in Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for perch when the Lake Erie Committee (LEC), composed of fishery managers from both sides of the lake, announced new quotas in late March.

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Waterspout reports increasing

New research says reports of waterspouts, a whirling column of air and water mist that usually appears as a funnel-shaped cloud, are increasing every year.

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High water levels driving Erie walleye numbers?

Lake Erie’s walleye population is riding high, causing some to wonder if water levels have something to do with the surge

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Lake Ontario grass carp of captive origins, study finds

A study released last year confirmed that captured Asian grass carp caught in Ontario were of captive, rather than wild origins.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Winds can leave Erie pike eggs high and dry

Winds may be responsible for low pike egg survival on Lake Erie, according to Nathan Stott, a Ph.D student at Bowling Green State U. in Ohio.

a breakwall found on Lake Ontario
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Province invests in Great Lakes plastic pollution fight

The province is investing $375,000 in Pollution Probe, an effort to help combat plastic pollution in Ontario’s Great Lakes and tributaries.

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Lower Great Lakes hit record high temperatures

Record high temperatures in two Canadian Great Lakes could have an impact on the future of the fishery, if the trend continues.

Lake Ontario under review for water levels
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Some relief from record high Great Lakes levels

Boaters and anglers are seeing some relief from the record high lake levels that plagued the Great Lakes over the last two years.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Fish wasting in Great Lakes’ depths

Fish populations are declining in all but one of the Great Lakes, due in part to invasive species, says The Great Lakes Science Advisory Board (SAB).