alewives · waxing philosophic

did someone say whippoorwill?-narragansett times, 4/25/2014

Spring came home and kicked winter out but apparently never locked the door. Cold rain and sleet have kept our water temperatures low, postponed the arrival of our precious striped bass and given lots of us a good case of the shrugs.  Largemouth’s are being landed, trout are plentiful, fly fishermen are lining the rivers… Continue reading did someone say whippoorwill?-narragansett times, 4/25/2014

fresh water fishing · waxing philosophic

opening day, baby!!!-narragansett times,4/18/2014

Trout season opened warm clear and bright; a real bluebird morning. Boats of all shapes sizes and materials ground their way down ramps all over South County. Stocked ponds were packed to the gills for the first few hours and the Occupy Barber Pond movement was its usual strong force, with more than a few… Continue reading opening day, baby!!!-narragansett times,4/18/2014

fresh water fishing · waxing philosophic

courtesy& story telling-narragansett times, 4/11/2014

Apparently three times is the most a person should use the dishwasher to clean their tackle boxes. More times than that brings only outside voices and wagging fingers. We do have some excuse for our insensitivity or general sense of distraction this week: our focus is blurred from nervous fishing energy.  We are anxious. Once… Continue reading courtesy& story telling-narragansett times, 4/11/2014

fresh water fishing

stocking up on trout & thoughts-narragansett times, 4/4/2014

Good fishermen can read a pile of bait under a few circling gannets at four hundred yards but can’t read a note about cleaning the gutters even when left on their favorite Duck Dynasty coffee cup. Right now that is very true because we are two weeks from opening outdoor showers, one week from trout… Continue reading stocking up on trout & thoughts-narragansett times, 4/4/2014