This Fall is proving to be an absolutely epic season for migrating stripers and we are seeing fish from the Hurricane Barrier all the way to the Pt. Judith lighthouse. This week we offer you some great fishing tips and a few words to help you get through the next seasons. As always, thanks for reading Fish Wrap.
Patagonia, Daiwa and St. Croix have new gear for a newseason but it’s Yvon Chouimnard’s announcement that make the biggest news. He has decided to help, once again, save the earth we keep trashing by ensuring his company and legacy are protected as conservationist. Read more about his decision this week along with a release of new Daiwa largemouth bass jigs and new beautiful St. Croix rods. Thank you Yvon Chouinard.
Boats blocking public access are just as egregious as wealthy weekenders guarding “their” piece of a beach. With this crush of tourism in many coastal communities, people’s laziness or belief their seasonal residence affords them a pass to year round laws, can block others from accessing water. Please, take your boats home.
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?
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.