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Some Salt Pond Nights
Some Salt Pond Nights

Some Salt Pond Nights

Some nights, fishing in a salt pond, I am amazed by the magic all around and occasionally catching some fish. Some Salt Pond Nights is all about being free, quiet, enlightened and fortunate in a busy world.

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Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia
Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia

Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia

Cod, fluke, Lawrence Thompson & Jerry Garcia make for a big week of Fish Wrap. Cod fishing is on pause for good reason, fluke are sparse but charitable, if that makes any sense, Lawrence and his family are pure joy to write about and Jerry, well, there's always room for Mr. Garcia in Fish Wrap, especially as we begin the days between.

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How Do You Value Opening Day?

How Do You Value Opening Day?

How Do You Value Opening Day? Is this day for fishing stocked ponds, stringers and bacon? Is it for an overdue hour on a rolling river with the hopes of possibly finding some wild brookies? Or is it a wash because you just want to fish for something? There is great value in everything so we ask, what do you value the most?

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It’s Time To Ban Nips

It’s Time To Ban Nips

It's Time To Ban Nips. End of sentence. Nips are those small, shiny booze bottles that are all the rage now and they keep ending up on the side of the road and in fish's streams. They are unrecyclable, they are unnecessary and they need to go. Drop the nip.

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Public Access & Losing It
One Who Got Away

One Who Got Away

This one got away. I don't often keep fish I catch anymore but that's of little salve to the wound of seeing a giant winter bass come to the edge of your kayak then watch it slip back down when a piece of leader gives way at its tipping point. It was amazing to find fish stacked up in cold waters but to lose the biggest was a heartbreaker I may never get over. It still hurts.

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