block island · fluke · striped bass · waxing philosophic

a few fluke, bragging rights and the contest season

  This past weekend blessed us with fair winds, calm seas and just enough fog on Sunday to add a cloak of secrecy to those drifting for fluke which so far, has been slow but decent. Most success has been found along that magical 50-60’ line just south of Charlestown and the center wall at… Continue reading a few fluke, bragging rights and the contest season

fresh water fishing

lots of facts and go figures this week

The Town of South Kingstown will host its annual Family Fishing Derby today at Old Mountain Field. This is a great few hours for kids to rule the pond and there are good folks there to help them with rigging poles and putting on worms. This also is a kids-only event for those between the… Continue reading lots of facts and go figures this week

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the best idea ever. get your tissues and checkbook, please

If you have a few dollars to buy a fishing rod and maybe a few tears to roll down your cheeks, a guy named Don Barone needs you.  Last Saturday, a mild man with the look of David Crosby sheepishly accepted the Dick Cronin Member Sportsman of the Year award from the New England Outdoor… Continue reading the best idea ever. get your tissues and checkbook, please

alewives · fancy latin words · fresh water fishing · striped bass

a big fish story and a little update

Each day of sun surely increases water temperatures and our hopes of again going fishing. Spring means rivers are coming alive with fish moving in all directions.  Holdover stripers are starting to move out of Pettaquamscutt Pond, heading down the Narrow River for the sea. Herring will pass them in the shadows as they head… Continue reading a big fish story and a little update

fresh water fishing · sarcasm with a chance of humor

opening day, magical chain smokers, fish tax and a real young star

Opening day of trout season this year was tough for many, easier for a few.  Spring fog hung tight until sunrise but the promise of long anticipated warmth did little to coax fish to the bait. Hundreds fished from boats, canoes, kayaks and very low draft plastic squares. Plenty of folks came from away, standing… Continue reading opening day, magical chain smokers, fish tax and a real young star