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January 19th under the Verrazano Bridge. Moving slow (maybe sick, surely lost) about 200 yards from shore. You can see a bit of the tail fin and almost make out a body shape.
By popular demand, a zoomed in view. No digital enhancement. That could very well be a ten foot shark, possibly a great white or tiger by the fin profile. Surely not a mammal.
Zoomed in a little m ore and then it was just gone. I waited about 10 minutes. Nothing.
I am not sure of anything. I know what I saw (and you see) and then did not see anymore. I do know what it looks like, though. No doubt. Read more »
It is the beginning of a glorious Keyport spring evening. The sun descends over a glassy calm
If you asked most people who worked at AFF (Allied Fragrance and Flavor) what went on in the basement of section two, they would probably say something about research. A small number would say “top secret” and a select few would simply ask for your identification and have you escorted away.
One of the first fish to show up in our bays and inlets after the winter cold fades is the winter flounder. The early spring brings these hearty flatfish into the shallow bays and inlets.
Raritan Bay, Navesink River and Tom’s River have a long-standing reputation as some of the better spring flounder areas and for good reason. The bays and inlets heats up quicker than other areas and flounder perk up with this warming trend. Read more »
“The true fisherman approaches the first day of fishing with the same sense of wonder and awe of a child approaching Christmas.” Robert Travers, Trout Madness (1960)
As December prepares to get serious, I ponder the long days and hard nights before my next fair weather fishing trip.
Fishermen follow a pattern that is similar to baseball players. We awake and begin our season in the spring with hopes of a long, great season. Read more »
The glorious autumn weather we have been enjoying provided me with an opportunity to fish with two nieces and one nephew in two cool locations on the same weekend..
Thursday was Yom Kippur and the girls had off from school, so sister Tara dropped them down at the dock in Keyport where Uncle Jim was already involved in feeding the fish.