Bill May has been an outdoor columnist for The Carroll County Times since May of 1994. He has authored over 700 outdoor articles with photos for local, regional and national publications. Bill has a B.S. in English from Loyola University of Maryland and a M.A. in public relations and journalism from American University in Washington, D.C.
The weather joined the holiday gift giving with a couple of weeks of warmer temperatures, although with some wind and rain. (This is meager compensation for most of 2019; more on that later.) As a result, some of the ponds that had skim ice are now open, and fishing is reasonably comfortable.