alewives · regulation speak · striped bass

False Albacore, kayak frustration and courtesy on the Narrow River

Albies are here in force. From the Harbor of Refuge to the east side of Narragansett Beach and Monahan’s, fishermen are lined up hoping to catch a ride with these bullets. Long revered for the great fight they give, they are loathed for their ability to disappear and follow no pattern we humans can understand.… Continue reading False Albacore, kayak frustration and courtesy on the Narrow River

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

sunset explained, old school rocking fish guys & sweaty town workers. seriously.

Talk around the docks this week has been all about sunset. These new days of a waning summer seem to have made the fish a bit uninterested once the sun sets, even when they were actively feeding. This temporarily flies in the face of something we know best, that predatory fish like stripers become emboldened… Continue reading sunset explained, old school rocking fish guys & sweaty town workers. seriously.

fancy latin words · regulation speak · sarcasm with a chance of humor

Addendum IV, crappy politicians and anchovies…

In the midst of all we consume from radio, television and the printed word, there is a reminder of what we, as Clay Pell would say, “ordinary Rhode Islanders”, can do to shape an important piece of our favorite pastime or paycheck. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Council has scheduled a series of open and… Continue reading Addendum IV, crappy politicians and anchovies…