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5:30am start as we drive into the sunrise, two heads photographed from behind

Epic fishing

Epic is not a term that I use lightly, definitely not when it comes to fishing. However, there is simply not a better word for this year’s season. The pictures tell it all… The fish above was caught with a… Read More »Epic fishing

Boat in fish caught picture of captain's view of the Jones Brothers Light Tackle Edition

Boat in Fish caught

Boat in, fish caught and the 2023 season begins! The day was gray, the wind still blowing from the northeast. It was time to launch the boat! All went smoothly with the newly rebuilt engine. Thank you Brian’s Outboards and… Read More »Boat in Fish caught

Picture of an engine block strapped into the back of a car

Your Motor is Toast!

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It’s never a great day when your outboard mechanic shakes their head and says “Your motor is toast!” Those were his words last November after a diagnostic test that revealed that three out of four cylinders on my 2005 Yamaha… Read More »Your Motor is Toast!

Romancing the sea

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Today, the final day of February, the snow is flying and I’m “romancing the sea” with a book that embodies the “a love of saltwater fishing”. Artist Kib Bramhall’s “Bright Waters, Shining Tides” will make everyone want to become either… Read More »Romancing the sea

Crossing into February

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A belated Happy New Year as we are crossing into February…? February is always one of my favorite months, not just because it almost always snows in February, or because it’s my birthday month, but mostly because it epitomizes winter… Read More »Crossing into February

close up hand holding striped bass

Striper thumb

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Have you ever had Striper Thumb? Of course you have. It’s that rough skin that develops on the inside of your thumb after you’ve unhooked a bunch of striped bass. For some, that rough skin turns into a callous. Striper… Read More »Striper thumb

olive & white clouser flies next to red tomatoes

MIdsummer’s Fly tying

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It happens every year, the Midsummer’s Fly Tying afternoon. It’s usually a hot afternoon, the recreational boating fleet is finding its way out in the harbor and bay, and I sit at my table tying some flies to re-load my… Read More »MIdsummer’s Fly tying