Two old salts talk Block Island fishing and it’s not all good

Don Smith and Peter Vican talk stripers and a changing environment with RISAA members. Block Island has an allure like no other. It offers regular ferry service, beaches without insulting parking charges, almost endless empty stretches of shoreline after dark plus a history of big stories about big striped bass and until recently, lots of … Continue reading Two old salts talk Block Island fishing and it’s not all good

A fisherman’s social, a bucket of eels & a sharp hook in the eye

It only took a few degrees of separation from cold and rain to warm up the shoreline and welcome back stripers. Squid have slowly appeared in the lower bay followed by a few tautog. From Jerusalem’s West Wall to the beaches of Jamestown and Newport, schoolies reappeared en mass in May, finally signalling the real … Continue reading A fisherman’s social, a bucket of eels & a sharp hook in the eye