Staying in a Cleveland vacation rental is a great idea for those of you who love the outdoors. Due to its proximity to Lake Erie, there's a bounty of fishing, boating, and tons of other water activities to enjoy. Read on as we give you the scoop on boating and fishing attractions in and around Cleveland.
Fishing being one of the most popular outdoor activities, the Cleveland Metroparks sports thirteen of the major fishing sites in the state of Ohio. This renders the Metroparks a major destination for fishing aficionados. What makes the park popular is that it offers a wide array of choices for fishing--from location choice to fish species. Additionally, it is always accessible anytime of the year. The fishing areas include South Chagrin Reservation, Big Creek Reservations, Rocky River Reservation, Huntington Reservation, Ohio and Fire Canal Reservation, Mill Stream Run Reservation, and Hinckley Reservation. If you've got your fishing license with you, then you can enjoy a whole day of uninterrupted fishing, as the park is open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm every day. You'll have to bring your own fishing equipment and provisions, but keep in mind that motorboats are not allowed in some areas. For more information about the park and its fishing regulations, give them a call.
Meal Maker Fishing Charter
If you prefer the "big waters", there are also plenty of fishing charters near any Cleveland vacation home. One of them is the Meal Maker Fishing Charter. The charter is fully equipped with Planer boards, U.S.C.G. approved safety equipment, walker down-riggers, Furuno GPS and VHF marine radio. It is 30' long, so the charter is good for up to four persons per trip, and provides fishing equipment, bait, and ice. There are some necessities you'll have to bring yourself, though, like coolers to keep your food and drinks fresh and of course, to store your catch of fish. It is suggested that you bring sun block, soft sole shoes, hat, sun glasses, and rain gear, and make sure you don't forget your Ohio fishing license! Remember that you can go walleye or steelhead fishing for $600 or perch fishing for $400.
There are even more fishing and boating attractions located in Cleveland. Which location you choose all depends on your specific needs and requirements. For example, small local lakes and ponds are abundant in this state, available to quench your thirst for even the simplest type of fishing. As for the big waters, there are hundreds of fishing charters for both the hardcore angler and for those who just want to take in the breathtaking scenery. For additional help and guidance in choosing your boating and fishing adventure, head on over to VacationHomes.com, and you'll find plenty of categories to choose from. Just navigate your way around the sitemap to find what you need, whether lodging or popular destinations. If what you are looking for is not in the listed categories, all you have to do is simply type your query in the search box to get a list of results according to what you are looking for.