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My Book of Life

Yesterday I fished alone on a long wooded stretch. I typically don't like fishing alone. If I have a fishing partner I have someone to talk to and a photo subject also. Yesterday was different. I went alone to...

Spring Break Budget

On March 15, 2013 Spring break of my sophomore year of college began.  Being an angler from the north, and on a college budget my options were limited.  Some friends of mine from Illinois had been discussing their plans,...

The Curmudgeon

Curmudgeon definition: cur·mud·geon Function: noun Etymology: origin unknown 1 : a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old male trout - cur·mud·geon·li·ness /-lE-n&s/ noun - cur·mud·geon·ly /-lE/ adjective A typical life expectancy of a small stream trout varies. If a trout finds...

Fish and Chips the Hard Way

Cod fishing the winter months in the northeast. For most saltwater anglers, the holidays are a distraction from the end of the season for most species.  Once the holidays are over, playoff football is the next distraction. Then that’s over....

The Sun Sets on the Stripers

Making it through the long haul until the spring. It was the jersey shore’s turn this past week or so, as the incredible biomass of stripers made another move.  Island Beach State Park and other usual surfcasting haunts got red...