Month: August 2015

standing at the EEZ on my striper soapbox

RIDEM Law Enforcement gave a presentation to the July Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers meeting and after a slide show with some straight-eighties Kenny Loggins guitar, Lt. Joe Poccia walked members through the history, mission and daily demands of their Environmental Police officers. The Q&A session was pretty straightforward […]

there are sooooo many fish around…

Narragansett, Block Island, Newport, Jamestown, Watch Hill. Summer flounder, striped bass, scup, sea bass, bluefish, tuna, sharks. Eels, pogies, live-lined scup, big fat white Danny’s, maybe even a chewed up, pockmarked Atom popper you bought Lord-knows-when: you name it and we are surrounded by opportunities. Even with waters […]

Joe Tex is the man…

When you get to be a man of a certain age, you likely will have accumulated enough fishing gear to supply a small tackle store. The same may be true for women but I’ve been married far too long to make any further speculations about the fairer sex. […]