Time to cool down?…fall temps arrive slightly ahead of schedule.

Of course one never knows what Mother Nature has planned as she can be a bit of a fickle business partner. Thankfully for everyone this year already has featured a walleye season for the ages. As we look forward, even though there is still quite a bit of perch fishing to be done, it’s time to admit we need to plan for pull-out season. So here at your favorite Lake Erie Marina we have started to talk pull-out.

 

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As everyone should have received their pull-out paper work, now would be a good time to review your records to see what you typically need done. Please be sure to fill out and return the oil change order first thing as those are done in September prior to October pull-out. This will help us get everyone scheduled.

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Next you will need to be sure to check the services on the Pull-Out Order and circle a date prior to turning it in. Double check it just to be sure. Also Included in the paperwork is a handy-dandy checklist to help guide your through the pull-out process.  If you need assistance or have any questions be sure to contact us.

We are in the ship’s store from 9-5 weekends. Hope to see you dockside.

Till then here’s your forecast:

REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. 
SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

Perk up..Perch season arrives.

Even though things like the Pool and Dairy Dock have closed for the season it should not get you down as Perch Season has really just started. If your like us, you’re hoping that you can start to fill the freezer with some of Lake Erie’s finest Perch as the season is now underway according to fisherman who stop to gas up.

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So be sure to find your spot and secure your anchor as you should have lots of company this week. Now is the time to get hooked!

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Your forecast:

THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SUNNY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

 

 

 

Dairy Dock’s Last Day of the Season Tomorrow (Sept 7th)

We know, we’re going to miss the Summer fun too. When the kids go back to school, including much of our staff, it’s a sure fire sign that the time of year to wrap up another great summer is has arrived. We love this town and want all of our customers to know we really appreciate all the support and hope to see you again in the spring. Till then, a BIG thank you to the V-town.

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See you soon! Till then, have a great school year!

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Perch Season Arrives…Have some “Reel” fun!

We know that the summer is winding down a bit, but despite the closing of the pool and Dairy Dock this Sunday, it does not mean that you have to stop having fun. Because now is the time to get started on the best part of late summer – early fall, it’s Perch Season in Vermilion!

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So don’t let the sun set on your fun, dust off the rod and have some “Reel” fun!

Your weekend forecast:

REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY. 
TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SUNNY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

“R” Times, They’re a Changing….

We know your out this weekend enjoying all that the Labor Day festivities have to offer. But we would be remiss in our duties if we didn’t get you ready for the upcoming changes as we get ready for our Post-Labor Day schedule.

After all “R” hours are a changing…

First up, if your out and about at the home-port and wanting to make a splash this weekend, please do so as this will be the last weekend the pool will be open for the season. We will close and winterize the pool after Monday of this week.

Next, tomorrow will also be Putter-Ports last day of the season, so be sure to get out on the back nine for some last putts of the season as well. Also, Dairy Dock will be open till 9pm for the next week until it closes for the season Sunday Sept 7th.

Finally, as the kids go back to school, which includes much of our staff here at your home-port. Our newly revised fall hours will be 9am to 5pm seven days a week for the office and Gas docks. Please plan accordingly.

There is still a lot of good boating left, and we hope to see everyone at the Lake in the upcoming weeks. Till then, see you dockside!..

Labor Day Weekend Arrives… “Wave” goodbye to the work week!

You’ve worked hard this year and like everyone who puts in their time you deserve to enjoy the fruits of that labor. After all, that’s what Labor Day weekend is all about. We are here to celebrate you, and you, and you. All the hard working men and women that make this country great.

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So kick back, relax and do something you enjoy this weekend, and for our captains and crews that means one more trip (or two) onto the Lake. This will also be the last weekend for the pool, so be sure to make a splash!

For those of you sneaking out early today, here’s the latest forecast for the shores of Lake Erie (NWS):

TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS. 
TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. PARTLY
SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS. 
SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

Labor Day Weekend Approaches… Celebrate by not working!

Labor Day in America is a celebration of the hard working Men and Women who get up every day and put in the effort to support their family’s needs. This great holiday, much deserved, also marks the kids going back to school AND the beginning of the Perch Season on Lake Erie.

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What better way to cap off your summer then to kick up your heels and let a hook dangle in the water while anchored out on Lake Erie. With a three day weekend, and some luck from Mother Nature, we hope our captains and crews to enjoy some much needed time off here at your homeport.

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So check back as we will be updating the boating forecast today and again on Friday right here at Romp’s Lake Erie Marina homepage.

Your forecast (NWS):

TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

 

 

Peace, Love, and Sandy Feet….

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Well, by now the kids are either already in school or very close to the start of it. So we want to remind you now is as good a time as any to make sure that the kidos have another shot at some sand in their flip flops and hopefully some perch on the pole this. That hopefully this will be a good weekend to get the kids out of the house one last time before school starts.

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After all if summer in Ohio teaches us anything it is that we have to “seas” the opportunity to soak up the sun at every chance. So check your forecast and come out to Vermilion so the family can enjoy the final days of summer.

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We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend forecast: Updated Friday – 3:44pm

TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS. 
SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

Seas the day!..But check the forecast first.

We have had a good run thus far this summer. The fishing has been stellar, the Lake conditions have been favorable for most of the summer, and the best part is we have not been treated to those hot-hot days that August can some time serve up. Instead we have had some unseasonably pleasant temps to enjoy. So the question is what will this weekend bring? So check below for this weekends boating forecast as we will update it today and tomorrow.

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Of course with “Back to School’ looming, we also want you to know that the pool is still open and going strong and we still have a lot of outdoor family fun left to be had at your home-port before the kidos get stuck in the classroom this summer. So make sure they get a chance to make a splash this weekend!

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Your weekend boating forecast (NWS): Updated 8-15 Fri

TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SUNNY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS. 
SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS. 
SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. 
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

Life is better on the Lake…..Updated

They say August is the busy time of summer, and while families may have to contend with some back to school items they also know that it is the best time to get outside and onto the lake! After all, it won’t be long and the kidos will be stuck in concrete buildings so be sure before they go that they have had a chance to get some fresh air and sunshine along the way.

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We do have some minor hour changes to announce as we go on our late summer schedule. We will be open from 8am to 7pm as usual Fri-Sat-Sun. Monday through Thursday we are now open from 8am to 6pm so please plan accordingly.

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So without further ado, your weekend forecast (NWS): Updated – Fri Aug8th 5:46pm

TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. 
SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 
SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 
SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.