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   Capt. Peggy Van Vleet 


Captain Of The Year







 Important Information for LECBA Charter Boat Captains
Toledo Water Shut Down & Algae Blooms
We are all receiving phone calls about the safety of the water and whether the fish are safe to eat.  The following is information is for you to pass on to your customers who inquire about the situation.
-- Lake Erie Charter Boat Association has been on the toxic algae issue from the beginning.  For the last 3 years a group of Lake Erie Charter Boat Captains from the Maumee Bay to Kelly’s Island have been gathering water samples on a weekly basis, in conjunction with The Ohio State University and the OEPA.  Last year we enlarged our scope to include taking walleye tissue samples where we collect the water.  This testing was started in the height of last year’s bloom and was reinstituted three weeks ago and the Ohio State University is responsible for analyzing the tissue.  There have been no reports of microcystin in the tissue of these fish.
Thank you,
Captain Paul Pacholski
Lake Erie Charter Boat Association



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