2018 Fishing Journal

Time to...

Time to…

Winter is, for me, a good time to gather my thoughts, clean up the tackle, do a few Honey-Do’s and start making plans for the spring… and definitely read a few good books, both fishing and others. On that note there are some new ones on my reading list: Jerry … Read More
Fly tying with friends

Fly tying with friends

Its January. Its cold out and, although there are a few fishing opportunities, in my opinion it is better to let the waters rest until spring – well March anyway. I fill my time up without much trouble. I am reading a few good books, fishing and otherwise. Holy WaterRead More
Where to catch Trout on Long Island

Where to catch Trout on Long Island

Long Island Trout Unlimited has been producing a stream guide to our spring creeks for many years. This is the 3rd edition and has been updated with additional rivers, more detailed information on where to fish, a little history, and even QR codes to make it easy for you to … Read More
Need someone to go fishing with?

Need someone to go fishing with?

I guess all of us who have been around a while experience this: A fellow you just met, or who you may have known for a while outside of fishing, asks if he can come fishing. Our response to those looking for an introduction to the sport is usually “yes, … Read More
Project Healing Waters on the Conny

Project Healing Waters on the Conny

March 5 – ConnetquotPHW – 35 degrees and strong winds. The river about a foot high due to the storm. The rock diverters are under water. Although the storm created some problems, it is giving the river a good flushing. Now let’s see what it did to the … Read More
Between the Nor'easter's

Between the Nor’easter’s

March 19, Connetquot – After a busy weekend and another successful LI Fly Fishing Expo (Thanks to Tony, Ken, Jeff, Chris, Stu, Mike’s R & P, and so many more) we are expecting yet another blow. Our 4th Nor’easter in as many weeks. The beaches are going away and the … Read More
First week of April

First week of April

April 3Connetquot – The weather is dicey and I think about going back to bed and then say “What the heck.” I look on the traffic channel and the roads are all good. I went fishing. Took beat 15 and worked from lower 16 to upper 14. Connetquot … Read More
Nissequogue Opener

Nissequogue Opener

April 4 – Caleb Smith – Hunter and I fish the salt every year but he hasn’t been trout fishing with me since he caught his first trout on a fly when we were on Mongaup Creek. That was a bunch of years ago. I told him we can keep … Read More
Slow start to the season

Slow start to the season

Slow start to the fishing season in both the salt and the sweet I was hoping to be on the Beaverkill this week and hit the Willow as well. The high water and continuing rains (flood!) made me change plans. Looks like I will miss the Hendricksons this year. With … Read More
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