He immediately began to reel and reel for all he was worth. At the same time the fish pulled line off the reel. This is what is known in the business as reeling against the drag. Every crank of the handle puts another twist in the line. Enough twists and the line resembles a Slinky.
It was definitely a lot calmer. Not a lot of yahoos. The guys were nice and it seemed like they were just here to fish.
A cable news pundit described the Island as ‘ritzy and glamorous.’ I suppose that impression would be accurate if one’s world only encompassed kiss-kiss cocktail parties and swank dinners in summer echo chambers. It sure does not describe the VFW Fluke Derby, and for that I am very grateful.
But a bad day of fishing in the catch and release beats a good day in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. One year ago, Army Captain Matthew Blair was in the hospital receiving treatment for the foot he fractured while on his third deployment to Afghanistan.
This promises to be a great convenience for Massachusetts recreational anglers, who can now purchase and display their fishing license using their smartphone instead of carrying a hard copy
My point to Norma was that had I been invited to Cannes I would have been unable to throw a fishing rod on my truck Saturday afternoon and go looking for bluefish. I knew there were fish on Chappy, but I wanted to explore. The wind was out of the southwest and conditions were perfect for bluefish.
The monster scup problem is out of hand. They’re decimating the food chain in our waters. They’re even scaring the monster sharks away. We have to kill as many as we can.
A Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) tank truck is scheduled to arrive on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday, April 1, with the first shipment of much awaited trout. No fooling. The truck will deliver a mix of brook, brown, rainbow, and tiger trout to four Island ponds — about 1,000 trout in all carried over from […]
Junior Vineyard fishermen stood out in the annual saltwater derby.
Selectmen approved a multi-species tournament that excludes sharks.