In Sandusky there are other ways to enjoy the summer sun than riding roller coasters and water slides! Many boaters and fisherman flock to shores of Lake Erie when the weather is nice to catch a wave or some fish from the fourth largest of the Great Lakes. Lake Erie is the only Great Lake with its floor above sea-level and the Western side (where Sandusky is located) is shallow and home to many islands for you to explore! Lake Erie's fishing season begins in mid-May and lasts through November 1st (subject to weather conditions.) In Lake Erie you can find a myriad of different fish breeds. The most popular to catch are perch, walleye, bass and catfish. Sandusky and the surrounding areas offer many options for boating and fishing charters. Whether you're interested in island-hopping at top speeds on a power boat or enjoying the tranquility of the lake with the wind in your sails - there is definitely something for everyone!