fancy latin words · sarcasm with a chance of humor · striped bass

it’s all about the squid-narragansett times, 5/30/2014

  The holiday weekend has brought warming waters and strong catches of stripers fluke and even a few blues. Freshwater ponds are giving up some heavy largemouth as they are defending their new beds. Coastal air is tinged with clam cake essence, parking spots are disappearing, reports of good fishing from shore and boats are… Continue reading it’s all about the squid-narragansett times, 5/30/2014

striped bass · waxing philosophic

wickford harbor & weakfish-narragansett times, 5/23/2014

Either drifting green crabs beneath a warm sun or casting the shoreline under the slim light of a waning crescent moon, all those magical colors of spring are really intensifying now. Fishing can often be best in those forty-five minute windows around the sun and moon’s rise and set and there is much to see… Continue reading wickford harbor & weakfish-narragansett times, 5/23/2014

alewives · fresh water fishing

seeing red in a school of blues-narragansett times, 5/16/2014

These weeks of spring have a very special early morning light. It shines for just a few minutes for just a few weeks and then it’s different. Not better nor worse, just different.  We wait so anxiously for summer and those long days but her light is fixed for months. It can really be appreciated… Continue reading seeing red in a school of blues-narragansett times, 5/16/2014

alewives · fancy latin words

migration information 5/9/2014

Seventy-five casts to your sweet spot should tell you all you need to know: either you’ve hit the lottery or you’re working in a desert. That’s one successful local angler’s theory about striper fishing this time of year and there’s definitely something to it. After waiting so very long for sunny skies and southwest winds,… Continue reading migration information 5/9/2014

alewives · block island · waxing philosophic

golden trout, silver spring, salmon colors all around-narragansett times, 5/2/2014

It’s all about access now. Hopefully, everything needing to be done has been done because ocean and river temperatures are climbing, ever so slowly. Chris Littlefield on Block Island noticed a 5 degree uptick in seawater temperatures around the island in a week, which might show some positive current changes assisted by a few sunny… Continue reading golden trout, silver spring, salmon colors all around-narragansett times, 5/2/2014