Keeping my appointment with the fish.

I’ve always been an early morning fisherman. Rather go out early than stay late. Actually, I’d rather go out early AND stay late, but either way, it starts with getting out early. Which means getting up early.

Lately, I’ve started to show an uncharacteristic tendency to sleep in and miss my appointment with the fish. […]

Last minute, solo trip to Hatch turned out pretty good.

My planned saturday outing got moved to Sunday, and I couldn’t find anyone to fish with at the last minute, so I decided I’d make a solo trip to Hatch this morning. Planned on being there as close to daybreak as I could. Turned out that 8:30AM was as close as I could manage. The […]

Just had to share this fish

My friend Captain Blaine Anderson caught this striper this morning in Eastern Long Island Sound


Tyler, then Lakeville

The plan leaving the house this morning was to fish Tyler for a couple hours, then move to Lakeville, when the inevitable ski boat and jetski traffic started on Tyler. We actually got to spend longer at Tyler than anticipated, because the first PWC didn’t start cranking until 11:30 or so.

We started working up […]

Back to the Housy

The question is, why?

I know the big fish have come up the river, and it’s topwater time. But today’s bright sunshine didn’t help matters topwater-wise, and the fishing was overall slow. Couldn’t believe we were still (or is it again?) looking at 56 degree water temps.

Anyway, remember a month or so back when […]