31 May 2016

• 2 Articles: Charles Island Closed to Public...and...Keeping Your Hooks Sharp

• Charles Island Closed to Public

Charles Island in Milford and Duck Island in Westbrook will be closed to the public from May 24 through September 9, 2016, to prevent disturbances to nesting birds.

Both islands have been designated by DEEP as Natural Area Preserves, primarily due to their importance as nesting habitats for several state-listed birds, including snowy egrets and great egrets (state threatened species), glossy ibis, and little blue herons (state special concern). The two islands also have been designated as Important Bird Areas by Audubon Connecticut.

Please visit this link to read the full article: CTDEEP

• Keeping Your Hooks Sharp

“The idea that sharp hooks stick more fish is a no-brainer, yet I’m always shocked by how few anglers make hook sharpening part of their routine. If it seems like a chore, well, it’s not. Here are a few ­pointers that will give you an edge on the water…

“Modern chemically or surgically sharpened hooks have needlelike points and fine cutting edges like a broadhead....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FieldAndStream

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