01 June 2012

• Tautog, Blackfish, Togs…and Skin Cancer





”One axiom of saltwater fishing in New England is that tautog, those thick and dark-toned fish of inshore reefs and submerged boulder fields, do not strike jigs. They are too busy, the thinking goes, nosing for the lobsters, crabs, mussels and clams that crowd their jagged habitat to bother with the passing imitation of a fish.

”No one told this tautog.

”It had just slammed a one-ounce jig moving by on a swift tide….”

NYTimes.com




• CTDPH: Protect Your Skin from the Sun



Skin cancer is most common form of cancer in the United States

”As summer approaches, the Department of Public Health reminds the public of the dangers of skin cancer and to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors. DPH joins the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention and other health organizations in recognizing the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day” to highlight sun safety.”

Connecticut Department of Public Health


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