25 Best Bass Lakes: Northeast

Heritage Moments: Stanley Spisiak, LBJ and a bucket of Buffalo River sludge

Jul 2, 2018
Buffalo History Museum

It’s the early 1960s, and you’re summering at Crystal Beach. You walk across the sands to take a dip in the warm waves of Lake Erie. But before you get to the water, you’ve got to step gingerly through a dozen yards of dead fish, a solid mass of rotting flesh washed up on the sand amid swarms of flies, already stinking in the morning sun.


Best Bass lakes include six in NYS

Jun 15, 2017
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Lake Erie and Chautuaqua Lake are among New York's best lakes for bass fishing. Bassmaster Magazine is out with its list of the top "25 Best Bass Lakes" in the Northeast last year.