Kelley Island News

Kelley Island News
13 Mar, 2019

-By Leslie Korenko   VFW Potlucks started on December 9 there is a new face behind the bar, Erica Pogalies Poston. We bid a sad goodbye to Patti Fresch who brought some new faces into the VFW (particularly in the winter!). The Kelleys Island Board of Education announced that they will not collect eight mills of real estate taxes for 2019. This results in a savings to Island property owners of about $627,160. This is the 19th consecutive year property owners have realized a savings. The Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line said thanks to Islanders with a free trip the...

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2019 Put-in-Bay Walleye Fishing to be Phenomenal!

2019 Put-in-Bay Walleye Fishing to be Phenomenal!
2 Mar, 2019

Last fall, walleye fishermen were elated to learn that the 2018 hatch in Lake Erie’s Western Basin produced the largest number of new walleyes ever recorded. Now walleye fishermen who cast their lines into the Central Basin around Cleveland have a new report to celebrate, one that says the 2018 walleye hatch rate there was the best in 20 years. Combined with the previous record-high hatch of 2003, and the productive hatches of 2014 and 2015, the Western and Central basin walleye hatch of 2018 should serve to solidify Lake Erie’s claim as the Walleye Capital of the World for...

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