Posts Tagged ‘Lake Erie’

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Lakers spawning in Lake Erie after 60 years

The discovery of wild lake trout fry in mid-May by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was confirmed in a press release.

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Warming water not good for fish

Climate change doesn’t bode well for fish, researcher warns, as fish are losing habitat space at the bottom of lakes.

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Great Lakes get funding

The provincial government announced it would disburse $1.9 million to 44 community-based projects designed to protect the Great Lakes.

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Balloons cause concern on Lake Erie

Though balloons usually mean happy times, sometimes the sight of them is no cause for celebration.

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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.