"Sky red in the morning, sailors take warning. Sky red at night, sailors delight.”
The Bass Islands lie like scattered green jewels in western Lake Erie, a cluster of high rising, rock cliffed, and rugged shorelined islands cloaked with maple, oaks, ash and hackberry.
Readers know that I love Lake Erie. In a typical year I might make 20 trips (or more) up there to fish for anything from walleye to perch and smallmouth bass, and do so by charter, headboat, or with friends.
Is there an absolute best time of any year to go fishing? Yes there is, and that time is right now.
Tired of hunting long hours, working hard and getting nothing at all to show for it? Dick Martin has the solution.
Weed trees like hackberry, slippery elm, witch hazel, and others of that ilk are not worth having for firewood, wildlife food, or any other purpose.
Columnist Dick Martin shares the best way to catch catfish.
Outdoors columnist Dick Martin offers helpful tips.