28 July 2009

Blackfish, Doormats, and White Perch

Tautog and Middleground

“’Oh wow, I’ve never caught a blackfish this big from the North Shore,’ exclaimed an overjoyed Ray Tatarka as Captain Desmond slid the net under Ray’s 9.8 pound brute.”

Read how to catch blackfish at Examiner.com



“Barely visible, two beady eyes surrounded by a mat of camouflage lie alert, the muscular body frozen as if in a trance. Poised to intercept any passers-by that would satisfy its urge to hunt as well as appease its appetite, this aggressive predator by anyone’s definition has a well-earned reputation.”

More information at WaterfordTimes


White Perch in Salt Waters…

“The white perch is not a true perch but a member of the temperate bass family and a relative to the striped bass. It is similar in shape as the striper, but it has a deeper, less rounded body and lacks the horizontal lines found on striped bass. In addition, white perch will never grow nearly as large as a striper. In fact white perch are generally small and slow growing after attaining juvenile size. The average white perch caught in the creeks weigh under a pound….”

Read all about it at Examiner.com

Don’t forget, a saltwater fishing license is now required to fish the marine waters of Connecticut. You can purchase one for $10.00 from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

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