Albies are in bigtime, from the Avenue’s to the Ocean Mist to those fancy Newport cliffs. Now’s the time, before waters get churned up since they’re sight feeders. When Lee passes us by and waters settle, hopefully albies will peel away from offshore canyons and join us along the shoreline. This week, get your tips to catch them while you can!
Karen Pinchin has masterfully provided us with a history, current consideration and future hope for Atlantic bluefin tuna. with her new book, “Kings of Their Own Ocean.” If you see fish as more than meat in a cooler and can see beyond your own bow to a future of respect for science and abundance in our generation, read her words for a careful, complete voyage alongside tuna as they migrate in ancient cycles through deep, warm corridors learned over millennia, fall to our nets and hooks and feed a world obsessed with their flesh.
Charlie Lepre, The Wolf, has passed and left us with heavy hearts and happy memories. From First Rock to Block Island, he was a classic fisherman who never tired of casting through the night then working all day. So long Charlie, you will be missed.
The biggest fishing show all year, the 2023 NE Saltwater Fishing Show has giant space packed with vendors, friends and companies you need to meet. It’s all here in Fish Wrap and we’re here to help you find the biggest, smallest, coolest and best fishing, boating and tackle companies in the country.