Lake Erie ice anglers beware; sleeping giant has one eye open Much of Lake Erie is still covered with ice, but the NOAA Coast Watch satellite imagery from Monday shows a large area of open water on the west end of the big lake. (NOAA Coast Watch) Print By D'Arcy Egan, The Plain Dealer Email the author | Follow on Twitter on March 10, 2015 at 2:20 PM, updated March 10, 2015 at 2:21 PM       0   &# ...