Western Basin of Lake Erie -- April 1st until Mid to Late July
When fishing the Western Basin, I'm docked at Wild Wings Marina centrally located between Toledo and Port Clinton, Ohio. The marina is close to the Ohio Turnpike's exit 71, Interstate 75, Interstate 280 and right off Ohio State Route 2.
Click on the link to Mapquest for a map and driving directions. Use the following address 6395 N. Russell Rd. Oak Harbor, OH. 43449
Directions to Meinke Marina West -- Located at 10955 Corduroy Rd., Curtice, OH 43412
From the West – Take I-80/90 (Ohio Turnpike) to Exit 71.Go North on I-280 to Exit 2 OH-795. Turn left on 795, about 2 miles down you will continue on N Fostoria St. Follow Fostoria St. for 3 miles turn right OH-579 follow it for 8 miles turn right on OH-2 Wild Wings Marina will be 7 miles on your left.
From the East - Take OH-2 go past Davis Besse Nuclear plant and Wild Wings Marina will be on your right.
From the North – Take I-75 South to I-280 south to Exit 7.Turn left onto Navarre Ave. (SR 2) and go 22 miles East. Wild Wings Marina will be on your left.
From the South – Take I-75 North to SR 795 East. Turn right on 795 go for 9 miles and continue onto N. Fostoria St. for 3 miles. Turn right on OH-579 follow it for 8 miles turn right on OH-2 Wild Wings Marina will be 7 miles on your left.
Wild Wings Marina - Once you turn on Russell Rd. take the first right on S. Bass Ln. ( that will take you behind the gas station) follow it to the stop sign. Turn left on White Crane follow White Crane till it makes a sharp right where it goes into the condos. Don't go into the condos follow the gravel lane to the north just about to the end look for my sign.
Catawba Landing Marina Catawba Island, Ohio -- Islands Area of Lake Erie -- Mid to Late July through October
When fishing the Islands Area of Lake Erie, I'm docked at Catawba Landing Marina 2021 NE. Catawba Rd. Port Clinton, OH. 43452
Click on the Mapquest link below for a map and directions to Catawba Landing Marina. Use the following address to locate the marina: 2021 NE. Catawba Rd. Port Clinton, OH 43452
Take I-80/90 (Ohio Turnpike) to Exit 91, Fremont/Port Clinton, St Rt 53. Go North on St Rt 53 for 11 miles. Merge onto St Rt 2 E/St Rt 53 N via the ramp to Cleveland/Lake Erie Islands. Continue to follow St Rt 2 E for approximately 5 miles.
Exit St Rt 2 at exit 124 SR 53N. In approximately 3.5 miles Catawba Landing Marina will be on your right.