Diamonds, Deadlifts, and Yardsticks
- March 29, 2023
It is doubtful you’ve ever fished for or eaten butterfish. Butterfish are a thin, deep-bodied ocean fish that travel in large schools, typically offshore. These small, silvery species are a favorite food source for large game fish and are favorite bait for anglers in pursuit of tuna. I have also known anglers who were fishing
As we launched the boat, the sun slipped under a bank of clouds and lit up the pond’s surface with a million diamond-like reflections. The warm morning light washed softly over the landscape. Recollections of childhood events are often inordinate. From my gallery of memories. I recall how truly huge the body of water seemed,
Winter will eventually arrive; a season when we will no longer be able to enjoy regional boat fishing. Now is the time to get your boat ready for storage. The approach for long-term boat storage — periods without any use — is different than storing a boat between outings. Following a rigorous winterization routine helps
The fishing day began with hope and expectations. It would end quite differently, terminated much sooner than anticipated. I was fishing The Susquehanna River on this chilly mid-November morning. No other boats were present; no other fishermen willing to tolerate the 35-degree air temperature. The forecast: light wind, partly sunny, and climbing thermometer held promise.