23 November 2009

Kayaks, Tuna, and the “Nantucket Sleigh Ride”

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“Apparently, it never occurred to the authorities that someone might be crazy enough to want to catch a bluefin while sitting in what amounts to a floating plastic chair and enjoying what Melville called a ‘Nantucket sleigh ride.’

“Since the end of July, Lamoureux has caught three bluefins this way….”

Read it in NYTimes.com

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Photo: New York Times

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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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