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, […]
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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 […]
August 22, 2014 The soft sand along Cards Pond can make for tough walking, especially in waders. When the pond is breached, exiting brackish water carries small bait fish and often there are bass and blues waiting for a meal delivery. It’s hard to make eastward progress up […]
8/15/2014 POST CARD FROM THE LEDGE The pre-dawn commute to Block Island has been heavy with calm seas and favorable winds, drawing fishermen state-wide with hopes of securing a parking spot over the boulders and holes by sun-up. As first light made her first appearance, a steady stream […]
One way to get a fisherman thinking is to make him wait. You get that time at a two lane boat ramp when a freshly detailed crossover with a yellow plate is parked in the middle of both, while the driver provides a lesson in roof rack […]