15 September 2009

Denver Fly Show...Fishing Arrests

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“Fly Fishing Retailer Show Recap...

"The Fly Fishing Retailer World Trade Expo passed through Denver last week, and everyone I spoke with felt that this trade show was undoubtedly smaller in scope. I saw fewer exhibitors, fewer attendees, and fewer new products coming your way in the coming year.

“But I'm not ready to say that's necessarily a bad thing.”

Read the report at FieldAndStream.com

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Fishing-Related Arrests Up in Some Areas

“One man was handing what Nicklow suspected was illicit contraband to another man, who ran it back to a parked vehicle on Melrose Avenue and returned to the rock jetty for another pick-up. It happened over and over.

“Could it be drugs? Maybe it was a numbers runner taking bets.

“Nicklow, a conservation agent with the state Division of Fish and Wildlife, moved in and confronted the runner, Vincent C. Ngo, of Maple Shade. Nicklow was not even slightly surprised to find the illicit material was a fish, known as tautog.”

Interesting article at PressOfAtlanticCity.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 from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

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Check these links for more information:

Connecticut Tourism;
Long Island Sound Resource Center;
Housatonic Valley Association;
Stratford, Connecticut;
Milford, Connecticut

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