Dave Sandford is enchanted by the splendor of Lake Erie, North America’s fourth-biggest Great Lake. It is 241 miles (388 km) long, 57 miles (92 km) broad, and 62 feet deep on average (19 meters). The erratic, hazardous seas have caused between 1,400 and 8,000 shipwrecks. The lake was called “cat” by the Native Americans. Sandford has been a sports ...