2017 Fishing Journal

Siri Swim Club

Siri Swim Club

November 16 – Thursday – Northport Dennis and I waited until the rain stopped and the sun came out, although by the time we were on the boat it went in again. We plan on just an hour or two since he fished the beach all day yesterday and got ... Read More
Moving on out

Moving on out

November 14 – Tuesday – Northport Jason was supposed to come fishing but had to cancel. I call Dennis and on short notice he is ready to go. The tide is falling and it is cold and cloudy. The only good news is that it isn’t raining. We put on ... Read More
Future Veterans join us on the River

Future Veterans join us on the River

November 10 – Friday – Veterans Day (celebrated) It is the first really cold day of the season and it is forecasted to get colder as the day wears on. I layer up with fleece, wool, a hoodie and a windbreaker along with a pair of Army surplus wool gloves ... Read More
Last Bass?

Last Bass?

November 9 – Thursday – Northport Mike came along as well. I went to pick them both up at the town dock but it wasn’t there. Neither was Seymour’s. Both floating docks have been pulled for the season. The tide is low so when I pull up to the main ... Read More
Go fishing with a Vet

Go fishing with a Vet

November 7 – Tuesday – Election Day Also Project Healing Waters day at Connetquot State Park. I have been to a number of these outings as a volunteer from Long Island Fly Rodders and enjoyed giving assistance to the Vets who participate. Most are ambulatory; others are less fortunate. All ... Read More
Fishing is not relaxing

Fishing is not relaxing

October 22 - Northport - Sunday - I head out, but just into the bay, tossing flies at the wall and then Duck Island. I swapped the fly rod for a spinner with a popper a few times. The net result was one striper. As I am going through the ... Read More
Dolphins in the Sound

Dolphins in the Sound

October 21 – Saturday – LI Sound - Tom called to see if I wanted to take his boat for a run. Of course! We put in at the Lilco Docks and ran from there to Stony Brook and back looking for birds, bait, and fish. We didn’t find any ... Read More
A-Montauk-Albie-on-a-fly

Elusive Albies

October 19 – Thursday – Northport - I had a doctor appointment early so I was thinking I’d go out but didn’t know if I needed to be here for Sue. Turns out she had a lunch and assured me I could go and not worry about what time I ... Read More
Good Smaritans

Good Smaritans

October 16 – Monday – Northport - With Gary at the top of the harbor looking for fish, birds, bait – something! I hear reports of big bluefish but have yet to find them. We keep trying! I give him a lure he likes and has had luck with before ... Read More
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