Happy New Year

Just a short winter update. Its getting near time to start thinking about the new season. The good news is that the rates will stay the same as last year. I’ve started tying some new flies for the spring. There were a lot of stripers around last fall and that bodes well for this year. New York has put a stop to the purse seining of bunker so there should be an increase of bait. I have a couple of new ideas that could be fun but I have to wait a bit before I try them. As a rule my anglers wait till the end of April before booking their days with me. For some reason I have a bunch of days already booked. Mostly in the fall. Stay well and I’ll see you on the boat.

That’s a wrap

Gail and I took a ride this past Friday to see what was left. Didn’t see any albies and the bass were laying low. Its the time of the year when its mostly blue sky and windy. Not the best combination for fishing. We did manage to get a few bass but they weren’t really in the mood. The boat was pulled out Friday afternoon and should be in hibernation mode shortly. We made some new friends this year and got to spend time with old friends and it doesn’t get much better than that. Stay safe this winter and we hope to see you in the spring.

Enough with the wind already!

Wednesday Mike came back with Mike Jr. and Brent for more fun in the wind. luckily the guys were using spin gear or else we would have stayed at the dock. We left early and the wind stayed down for the first ten minutes and then it came. We started off with some bass followed […]

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Mission accomplished

Today Ryan and mike came back on a quest to catch a striper. They had both caught albies before but Ryan has never caught a striper. They are hard to come by in Pittsburg for some reason. This was my lucky day because both guys decided to use spin gear. We started out but couldnot […]

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Getting it done

Dr. Eric made the long ride from Arizona to come back for some stripers. We beat the sun again and found not too bad conditions. The weatherman said the breeze would pick up around noon today so I figured we had a good chance to at least get the morning in. We found the bass […]

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The fat lady is clearing her throat

Sunday Gail and I took a leisurely trip out just to see what its like fishing in less than three foot seas. We found the bass pretty quickly and caught a bunch. There are more of them around than I’ve seen in a few years. I also picked up a chunky albie for good measure. […]

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Fishing in the rain today

Saturday Carmine and Bob braved the lousy weather to try to catch an albie on a fly. We started out as the clouds were building. Bob started the day with a couple of stripers. Albies were showing but not eating. We waited for a break and made our move. We picked at some bass until […]

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Worn out

I had the day off today so I thought it would be a good idea to see if I could still catch a fish or two. Left the dock and headed down to where the fish have been staying for the past week or so. After a bit I found some bass on the rocks […]

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What wind

Today Jeff, Sam & Dave wanted to spend the day fishing for albies. The weatherman guessed that we would have a little wind from the NW today. Not great but doable. We left the dock and headed east. The tide was headed West with a strong push from the wind. Watch Hill was unfishable so […]

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Striper Thumb Plus

Today Mark and Steve made the long and dangerous ride up Rt. 95 to try fishing on the north side of the sound. We headed out under heavy skies and a 20 mph wind. They said they could throw a fly and guess what they could. Shortly after we started fishing Mark put the first […]

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