striped bass

Hot Reels wins it all, a fish bust & 5 million eggs. that’s a lot for one week

The 35th Annual Snug Harbor Marina Shark Tournament was another success. 47 boats registered with 7 women and a record of 8 kids signed up in the 15 and under division. By Saturday night’s weigh in, the leaders in the thresher category were Bull Dog, with a 225 pounder and Hot Reels with a 343… Continue reading Hot Reels wins it all, a fish bust & 5 million eggs. that’s a lot for one week

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

jim’s dock, some weighty math & spraying for milfoil

Jim’s Dock was busy all holiday weekend. There’s a solid crowd there of first shift local fishermen with extra-large coffee’s, buck tails, faded tattoos and lots of stories. The second shift shows around 10 a.m .and is more the tanning oil, swim noodle, surf rod and bathing-suit-that-fit-last-year crowd. When the tide is ripping, it’s a… Continue reading jim’s dock, some weighty math & spraying for milfoil

fluke · fresh water fishing · kayak · the maine woods · waxing philosophic

and i missed it all…

A lot can happen in one week. Fluke ‘til Ya Puke was a success on a perfect late Spring day, the Ocean State Kayak Fishing team swept the kayak division and a Block Islander landed another giant largemouth. And I missed it all. The 11th Annual fluke fishing contest had a bluebird day with more… Continue reading and i missed it all…

block island · fluke · striped bass

fluke, squid and josh miller. wow.

Josh Miller is making us all look bad. Josh knows fish, he hunts, he dreams of packing up a trailer and hauling himself back to Alaska, back to where everything is big and wide and open, where people live off the land and there are options for a smart guy. He also knows how to… Continue reading fluke, squid and josh miller. wow.