striped bass · waxing philosophic

solstice, overwintering, fish shows and those damned kids

  Sunday brings us the winter solstice, significant in that it brings the years shortest day and conversely, its longest night. After this sunrise, our amount of day light slowly increases and we get to start back into gearing up for spring fishing. Since pulling off the shrink wrap is still a few months away,… Continue reading solstice, overwintering, fish shows and those damned kids

alewives · fancy latin words · regulation speak

ladders, eels, herring and impending success. that’s alot

Narragansett Dock Works has lowered an excavator onto the rocky tow of the Main Street dam in Wakefield. This is the first step in the process to reconstruct the Denil-style fish ladder system, originally built it the early 1970’s. The reconstruction will incorporate a reduced water flow and a reengineered pathway, enabling greater numbers of… Continue reading ladders, eels, herring and impending success. that’s alot

fresh water fishing · ice fishing · sarcasm with a chance of humor

good ice, great fishing and giving into parenting

 A freezing cold November day is nature’s way of reminding us ice fishing season is almost here. It’s time to get out the buckets, tip ups, hand warmers, augers and camo coolie cups. Ice fishing in South County is a peaceful experience, one that gets us out of the house throughout the winter, provides some… Continue reading good ice, great fishing and giving into parenting