Lake News

Let Freedom Ring

  The Fourth of July weekend is one of the most anticipated holidays in the Lake Martin area, and this year is no different, as ... Read more

  1. HOBOs start Neighborhood Watch on the lake
  2. State honors Farrington’s historic service to the lake
  3. The Landing to open at Parker Creek this month


Night fishing

Night fishing

One of the big misconceptions about Lake Martin is how good a fishery it really is. One of the characteristics that makes Lake Martin so ... Read more

  1. Six little things that make a BIG DIFFERENCE
  2. ‘Tis the season to create fish habitat
  3. Hook ‘em

Geo 101

Midway Island

Fishing and find the way by a tornado-ravaged hunting ground Story by Betsy Iler | Photo by Kenneth Boone This unusually shaped island on the ... Read more


Keep eating wildly

by Julie Hudson The Eating on the Wild Side series continues this month, as we learn to maximize the nutrients in vegetables by purchasing, storing ... Read more

  1. Horsing around the lake
  2. Wild Side Wisdom 2
  3. Sit up and take notice


An easy lake lifestyle: On the Verandas

An easy lake lifestyle: On the Verandas

Dreams of reliving childhood inspired the latest model in a series of new Russell cabins on the wooded banks of Lake Martin. Named for its ... Read more

  1. Listing with Moby-Dick
  2. HGTV visits Lake Martin
  3. Home Sweet Home Builders’ Award


You won’t believe what’s swimming in Lake Martin

You won’t believe what’s swimming in Lake Martin

When people think about shrimp on Lake Martin, it’s usually grilled or fried on a dinner plate and the lake is a beautiful backdrop. But ... Read more

  1. Delicious Dewberry
  2. Bowfin


English Pea and Mint Crostini

English Pea and Mint Crostini

By Rob McDaniel Ingredients 1 cup blanched English Peas (Be sure to use nice, sweet peas; too starchy will not have the same flavor) 2 ... Read more

  1. Grilled Shrimp Salad with Fennel and Lemon Vinaigrette
  2. Duck Confit

Water Sports

Martin is a big lake: We can afford to be neighborly

By Sawyer Davis I’ve never taken requests for this column, though many times people have said, “Write about this,” or “ Write about that.” On the ... Read more

  1. Training for Tricks


Summer Red

by Henry Foy B efore we plunge headfirst into the great pool of summer whites, let’s take one more quick look at a light, fruity ... Read more

  1. Viognier