29 September 2009

Great Fishing Weather...and Other Stories

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Marine Forecast:

318 AM EDT TUE SEP 29 2009: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

TODAY: W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED: W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

Photo: Low tide, Scarborough, Maine [click photo to enlarge]

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Blood, Sweat, and Fishing Gear

“Think about it. Before you even get to the fishing grounds, you're out on a boat, the decks are wet, you're sliding around and you have brought — intentionally brought — the sharpest things you own. You've surrounded yourself with hooks, knives, jigs, gaffs and more. It's a wonder anyone comes back unscathed.”

Fun read at CapeCodOnline.com

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Pair trying to catch fish net $87,000 in cash

SYDNEY (AP) -- Two Australian teenagers who found almost 100,000 Australian dollars ($87,000) in cash during a fishing trip have handed it over to police - after spending some time thinking about it. The pair discovered the money earlier this month near the New South Wales town of Nimbin - a center of hippie culture where members of numerous communes annually celebrate a festival to promote cannabis use....

Source: Associated Press

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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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