2018 Fishing Journal

Albies - Here today, there tomorrow

Albies – Here today, there tomorrow

October 9, Smithtown Bay – We have been trying to get out together all summer and it finally happened. Walter, Dennis and I – all members in good standing of the unofficial Eatons Neck Fishing Club. I picked them up at Hobart dock, rickety as it is, and with the … Read More
Friends of Connetquot Outing

Friends of Connetquot Outing

October 5, 2018 – Connetquot – It is the Annual Friends of Connetquot Outing, a fundraiser; a day on the river with a lunch donated by the Snapper Inn (Butternut Squash Soup being the featured event with a homemade cake by Rita for dessert). When Ed Kelleher and Joe Mikulas … Read More
I love October!

I love October!

October 4, 2018 – Smithtown Bay – Jason and I tried to get out last week but the weather was horrible. We have not been out since July, or maybe June. Too long. I know he has been thinking about stripers and I tried to set his expectations – “Have … Read More
Early October on the River with Friends

Early October on the River with Friends

October 1 – Project Healing Waters – I asked Jimmy of the Northport Project Healing Waters if they needed more river guides for Monday. He said I was the only one to call so far. I showed up at 7:30 and chatted with Tom, said hello to Fred. There were … Read More
Carmans River and Lily Pond

Carmans River and Lily Pond

September 29, 2018 – Yaphank – I have not been on the boat since September 13th. That’s a long time. Some of it is because of the weather which has been terrible with rain and north east winds, some because I had other things to do, and some because there … Read More
No Picnicking in the Park

No Picnicking in the Park

September 20 – Connetquot – Mike couldn’t make it but Tom and Joe are to join me on the Connetquot River for some fishing and lunch. Tom insisted on treating us, asking what kind of sandwich we each preferred. I was to call for the reservation. With the park … Read More
Nissequogue River in the Park

Nissequogue River in the Park

September 16 – Caleb Smith State Park – Nissequogue River I signed up for beat 6 in the afternoon: 11:30 – 3:30 when at Caleb Smith working with Casting For Recovery gals. on fly tying Saturday. I had heard that the PHW Vets had a good day on the Nissequogue … Read More
Take some kids fishing

Take some kids fishing

August 31 – Northport – I love to take kids fishing. CJ and Sean were first followed by Granger. Kids are the future of our sport. Chris and the boys came out fishing today. I picked them up at the town dock, CJ and Sean along with Dad. They were … Read More
Adirondack Bassing

Adirondack Bassing

August 13 – 16 – Raquette Lake, NY – Joe is a good guy. I enjoy fishing with him whether on a stream or lake. Trout or bass. Last year I didn’t get up to the Adirondacks which I try to do at least once each year. This year we … Read More
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