28 August 2009

Big Blues Starting to Show...Cormorants: Unwanted

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Charles Walsh's Fishing Report

"The National Hurricane Center is saying that Long Island Sound could be on the edge of winds up to 50 miles per hour as the storm passes by in the Atlantic."

Read the report in ConnPost.com

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Cormorants: Once Endangered, Now Being Killed

“Federal and state agencies have waged war in recent years against the large, black waterfowl notable for their orange facial skin and hooked bills. Cormorants can dive up to 25 feet deep and stay under water more than a minute, gorging on yellow perch, bass and other species. Fish farmers in the Mississippi Delta say they devour $5 million worth of catfish fingerlings a year.”

Read more at FederalNewsRadio.com
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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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