22 September 2016

• Fishing Report: Norwalk, Boston...and...Plastic In That Filet

Fishing Report: Norwalk Area

“Albies are local… they are being caught all around the Islands, inside and outside. They’re hitting soft plastics and shiny metal like Kastmasters and Deadly Dicks...

“Small blues add to the excitement as well with top-water lures imitating an abundance of small spearing and other baitfish in local waters. Poppers, spoons and swimmers all work and don’t be surprised if te drag begins to scream when an albie grabs the lure....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: NorwalkHour

• Fishing the Boston Area

“Thankfully, tropical storm Hermine fizzled out without inflicting any serious damage, aside from canceling most Labor Day beach plans.

“Now that the seas have settled, it seems that the storm’s effect on the fishing has been mostly positive, mixing up our inshore waters and kicking off the beginning of the fall run....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: BostonHerald

Want A Little Plastic With That Filet?

“As much as 12.7m metric tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans each year…All that plastic isn’t just floating about, breaking down into increasingly microplastic particles and creating an unsightly mess: it’s also getting eaten by marine life….

”Fish appear to be ‘stuffing themselves’ on plastic, which is coated in bacteria and algae, mimicking their natural food sources. Mistaking the small particles for a high energy snack, fish gobble up most small plastic particles…

”Much of that plastic ends up in the guts of fish and other marine life, and ultimately on our dinner table....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: TheGuardian

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