Save Our Native Species Inc.
S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie Fishing Club              
A 501 C (3) not for profit organization
Working To Improve the Fishery for Thirty-Five Years 1981-2016

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Who Are The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie?

The S.O.N.S. (Save Our Native Species) of Lake Erie Fishing Club is an active organization of over 3000 members. Established in 1981, we are dedicated to the improvement of fishing on Lake Erie and its Pennsylvania tributaries. The organization has supported regulations that promote the growth and health of the Lake Erie fishery. We are a member of the Cooperative Nursery Branch of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Through this alliance we have established a fish hatchery that annually produces and stocks approximately 1 million Walleye and 2 million Yellow Perch into Presque Isle Bay. Steelhead and Brown Trout are also produced in the hatchery. The S.O.N.S. also participate in the P.F.B.C. adopt-a-stream program. We were active in the clean up and stocking of Cascade creek, a previously polluted stream which was a receptor of industrial out fall. The Club, partnered with the P.F.B.C., has annually built and placed appropriate structures in the waters of Presque Isle Bay which provide habitat for the fish that call these waters their home.

The S.O.N.S. have stood in the forefront to support free public access to the waters of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie. As a result of the clubs encouragement, ordinances and regulations have been enacted in the City of Erie that provide for free public access in all new developments on Presque Isle Bay.

The S.O.N.S. are always looking for more members and support. Please tour our web site for more information on how to become a member and for details on our current and past projects.

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The General Membership Meetings are held at 7:30 PM  At the Polish Falcon's Club 431 East 3rd St.  Erie, PA on the fourth Monday of the month (unless in conflict with a national  holiday or the first day of deer hunting season). We do not meet during June, July and August (We Go Fishing!) 

2017 Ice Out Party was a great success

Cascade Creek Clean Up April 8, 2017
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Winter 2017 Events

Kids Fishing Events-See Your Picture Here!

DISCOVER PRESQUE ISLE FAMILY FISHING EVENT

HATCHERY OPERATIONS 2016

S.O.N.S. Sponsor 2016 Presque Isle Clean-Up

.The Friends of Fish Foundation Continues Their Support for the 11th  Year in a Row

Outreach Fish Fry

S.O.N.S. Take Vets Fishing

S.O.N.S. Volunteers' Picnic

8 Great Tuesdays Family Fishing

S.O.N.S. Receive Prophet of Peace Award

2017 Officers and Directors

S.O.N.S. Build More Fish Habitat

S.O.N.S. Volunteers' Picnic

ERIE GETS WEATHER BUOY

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Contact Information:
 President
Jerry Skrypzak

Vice President
Ed Kissell

Secretary
Don Tombaugh

Treasurer
Terry Pfeffer


Mail: PO Box 3605
Erie, Pennsylvania 16508

Phone/Fax:
814-453-2270
E-Mail
sonslakeri@aol.com

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SONS Pres
Writes Book
Latest Great Lakes 
Sport Fishing Newsletter
April 2017
PFBC 
Presque Isle Bay
Fish Survey
Lake Erie
Committee
Report
PFBC Lists Biggest Fish
Updated:
April 17. 2017
 

S.O.N.S. Past and On-Going Projects

Hatchery

Adopt a Stream

Habitat

Education

Handicapped Access

Safety

Adopt a Park