A look back at Fish Wrap’s first coverage of Opening Day. We’ve come a long way, baby
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Apparently three times is the most a person should use the dishwasher to clean their tackle boxes. More times than that brings only outside voices and wagging fingers. We do have some excuse for our insensitivity or general sense of distraction this week: our focus is blurred from […]
Good fishermen can read a pile of bait under a few circling gannets at four hundred yards but can’t read a note about cleaning the gutters even when left on their favorite Duck Dynasty coffee cup. Right now that is very true because we are two weeks from […]
Monday morning bus stops will be full of chilly children doing the two-sneaker shuffle dance, hands stuffed in wind breaker pockets, collars turned to the breeze, the air suffuse with old bug spray. These are sure signs of fishermen parents who, forcing the hand of spring, have banished […]
March is a lovely month. Spring breezes stir the ocean, energize the daffodils and rally the laundry to dance on our clotheslines. Bursting with changes, March is all about a reawakening of our senses and our waters, for fishermen two things deeply intertwined. Spring’s arrival affords us a […]