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During the holiday season, I often reflect and write about why fishing brings me joy. I am very blessed and fortunate. I am able to share the joy of fishing with others by taking them fishing on my boat or by advocating and writing about the fish and more
An unexpected problem can occur anytime and you need to be prepared. How do you tell people you need help? On State or Federally controlled waters, unless you have a canoe, kayak, etc., you are required to carry three night visual distress signals (VDS). more
This past week or so we've groaned over the weather reports, shoveled, scraped windshields and stocked up on bread and milk. I'm told, in Rhode Island, the third emergency necessity is potato chips. How many days until spring? Too many. This is the time more
It was the year 1120 AD, and even in this overcast night hiding the stars, the helmsman knew which way to steer. He had a lodestone which pointed north-south. Soon, the fires from the village at his harbor came into view and his crew cheered. The Earth's more
The fishing community has been buzzing with news since the New Year. It will be an active year. Here are some January highlights. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations will likely test our resolve to put fish first in 2017. A decline more
Knot tying is something that really has to be learned hands on, but choosing the right type of rope to buy is also important knowledge. Yes, I said rope. You buy rope, but when you put it on a boat it is called line. Almost all rope in use today are more
The New England Saltwater Fishing Show was a big success this weekend. Steve Medeiros, president of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (www.risaa.org), said, We had a line of 600 people waiting to get in Friday that" more
Fluke regulations floundering. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations are still up in the air as a declining spawning stock biomass and a challenge to the Magnuson's Stevens Act and NOAA's authority to manage them is underway. If you more
If you want to enhance your fishing adventures this year, the New England Saltwater Fishing Show can help with instruction for beginners to accomplished fishermen and the latest in gear and tackle needed. It's that time of year. more
Cold weather is again upon us after that spring-like respite. Many of us took a peek at our wrapped up boats, perhaps did a small repair or two, but now the wind and chill remind us there are months to go before we are out on the bay once more. This is more
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