Category Archives: fishing

A bad day of fishing…

…is STILL better than a good day at work.

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An auspicious start to Father’s Day (weekend)

I christened my new freshwater rod and reel this morning – with a four-pound Large Mouth Bass. I didn’t actually weigh it, but it’s one of the bigger ones I have ever caught. The bait is a Zoom brand, and … Continue reading

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First fish of 2012…

Fishing in the evening with a plastic worm – at Brickyard Pond in Barrington. Can’t beat it. Two good-sized Bass and a small Perch.  

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Stupid fish took our bait…

…Eric may need to put another worm on the hook, thanks to this pesky intruder. We usually throw these back.

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The one that DID NOT get away

The one that DID NOT get away

Eric shows off the Blue Fish I caught on a plug. We caught this one nearer to shore after giving up on the area around the Light House. It was a VERY cold morning, especially when you’re zipping along in a Boston Whaler. Brr.

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Father knows best…

Martin and I took dad out fishing yesterday on Worden’s Pond. Eric joined us, despite the 5:30AM wake-up call. Dad caught the first fish of the day after insisting that we consider changing to a different color lure. Apparently he … Continue reading

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Up before the dawn

The sun just began to show itself after we left Galilee bound for Westerly – about an hour’s ride one way. Ken had picked me up at the dock at 4:30AM (not a typo). An awesome way to spend a … Continue reading

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We’ve got the Blues…

Uncle Martin invited Eric and me for an evening of Bluefishing last night. We put the boat in the water in Cowesett, and then set out for waters near Rocky Point. An hour or two of trolling produced no results, … Continue reading

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Last Cast

Eric preps his rod and lure for one last cast before we head home. We came up empty tonight. We often see fish breaking the surface at Brickyard Pond, but we’ve had no luck catching them. Not sure whether they’re … Continue reading

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First fish of the season.

I caught this Large Mouth Bass today at Jones Pond in East Providence, not far from where the kids played some of their baseball games. I used a chartreuse buzz bait. Eric took the photo using my iPhone.

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