Where are the Herring? & Other Musings

There are a good number of folks who are lamenting the lack of river herring locally, I.e. blueback herring. While organizations like Save the Sound are investing in dam removal to prevent the blockage of anadromous fish like herring and sea lamprey, there are substantiated rumors that commercial mid-water trawlers are keeping an increasingly large … Continue reading Where are the Herring? & Other Musings


Rites of Spring

One of the the coolest things about the striped bass is the variety of their territory, starting with the backwaters: small creeks, brackish rivers, ponds, marshes and estuaries. On the other end of the spectrum, the stripers are more known for their habitat in rough surf and open ocean up and down the eastern seaboard. … Continue reading Rites of Spring