31 October 2021

• Fishing Techniques for Fooling Finicky Stripers


“You’ve found a school of stripers well within casting range, feeding aggressively. Your hopes are high as you make the first cast. After a few cranks of the reel handle, with your artificial offering moving through the school, you tense up, waiting for the strike. And then…nothing…

“You guess it was just bad luck, but the next few casts produce the same result. Frustration creeps in. Your vary your retrieve speed, change lures and colors, but an hour later, as the school begins to move away, you are still waiting for that first strike. What happened….?”

Please visit this link to read the full article: OnTheWater.com

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26 October 2021

• “12 Top Fishing Skills…That Make Everything Else Easier”


“Successful fishing comprises literally thousands of individual bits of knowledge, some gained through experience, some through study, and plenty from passed-along information. It’s safe to say no one knows it all…

“While all of us are eager to learn new things, everyone benefits by brushing up on skills from time to time.”

Please visit this link to read the full article: SaltWater Sportsman

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24 October 2021

• Trolling Umbrella Rigs for Striped Bass


“Umbrella rigs for stripers are still among the most popular and productive inshore trolling weapons, and the tried-and-true method of rigging and fishing them still applies…

“While umbrellas can be rigged with everything from soft-plastic shads to spoons, the traditional rig features “worms” made from dyed surgical tubing. …”

Please visit this link to read the full article: SaltWater Sportsman

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22 October 2021

• Basic Striper Flies That Work


“These Old-School Striper Patterns Are Still Deadly During the Fall Run...

“Forget the flash and fancy stuff and match the bait with these five classic saltwater patterns….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Field & Stream

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20 October 2021

• Our Lost Fish Species


“Unless you live in Rhode Island or Massachusetts, your tautog (blackfish) stock is either overfished or still rebuilding, and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided to let the Long Island Sound stock endure overfishing until 2029; who knows how many will remain by then. Bluefish are overfished, although NMFS recently approved a seven-year rebuilding plan. Striped bass and weakfish are also overfished, but the ASMFC has yet to put a rebuilding plan in place for either one...

"So the question needs to be asked: Which one will constitute the next lost seafood feast...?”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Hatch Magazine

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16 October 2021

• Chicken At Shortt's Farm, Sandy Hook, CT


For more photos check out PERSSONLN on “Instagram” and Skip Persson on “Facebook.”

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15 October 2021

• Stratford Shoal Light...


...in the Middle on Long Island Sound between Stratford, CT and Port Jefferson, NY; referred to as "Middle Ground" by most locals.

For more photos check out PERSSONLN on “Instagram” and Skip Persson on “Facebook.”

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11 October 2021

• US-1 Bascule Bridge...


...opens to allow sailboat to motor through. Behind US-1 is the I-95 bridge with the truck on it; behind that all those girders are the bridge for the Metro-North railway; and, the big building in the background is the Connecticut Light & Power station. All this is on the c. 150-mile-long Housatonic River which separates Milford, CT from Stratford, CT at this point.

For more photos check out PERSSONLN on “Instagram” and Skip Persson on “Facebook.”

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07 October 2021

• Katherine Hepburn, James Earl Jones, Christopher Walken...


...among the actors who performed at the American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-On-Housatonic, before it was destroyed by fire in 2019. Located on the Housatonic River in Stratford, CT.

For more photos check out PERSSONLN on “Instagram” and Skip Persson on “Facebook.”

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