Conditions might just have been a little too tough for me today.

Got up early today for Cardiac Rehab. Felt so good at rehab I pushed myself a bit harder than I had done previously. Then when I got out about 8:30AM, I gave Alex a call to see if he was out on the river.

Of course he was.

Had to stop home for some stuff […]


The return of RichZ, Day 3…

My 3rd day on the water since getting medical clearance to get back to fishing. Rode with Alex again, and today his cousin Milton joined us from about 7:15 to 9:45 or so.

Alex and I were hoping for a repeat of yesterday’s fantastic early morning flurry. There was a decent bite in the same […]


Finding my groove…

Put in my 2nd half-day on the water since returning from surgery. My bad right shoulder seems to have gotten a lot worse as I’ve relied on my right arm more since the bypass graft was attached to my left axillary artery. So now I’ve to two shoulders that get sore quickly. I find myself […]


I’m back!

Alex picked me up at 6:30 this morning , and we had the boat in the water on the tidal Housatonic by 7. Can’t begin to describe how good it felt just to be out on the water! 3-1/2 months is a long time to go without fishing.

We putted down just below the mouth […]


What a sad and revolting turn of events.

I woke up this morning as happy and excited as I’ve been in a long, long time. Finally get to go fishing tomorrow after 3-1/2 months of medical issues and surgeries that have kept me off the water. Was counting the hours, as the saying goes, and getting more excited by the minute.

Had a […]