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September 25, 2019

It’s amazing how quickly technology has turned the average boat into a sophisticated platform of computers and electronics. Fifty years ago, it would have been difficult to imagine navigational charts on a high-resolution screen or global positioning systems that told...

September 25, 2019

Gull Rocks Light Lighthouse Log (Rhode Island). “January 1, 1931: New Years Day. All dressed up and no place to go.” But Keeper James Gallen had hardly dressed in a special garb for the celebration. In 1883, the Lighthouse Service had published a 14-page pamphlet descr...

September 25, 2019

Where did it go? Once again it has gone by very quickly, a blur. I feel like I have been chasing loose ends on the boat the entire time, missing out on some beautiful weather and great times. Most of it is my fault of course. I had many things going on aboard the boat...

September 25, 2019

Wow, it’s October already. Pumpkin picking time! And there are still lots of bluefish, bass and cod to be caught here in the Northeast. I never really thought of eating any kind of fish with pumpkin on the side or as a sauce of some kind, but after doing some research...

September 25, 2019

Usually, as soon as I write a column on de-commissioning the boat for the winter season, Indian summer arrives to bathe us in the last warmth of the year.  But I think we’re safe now! This is but a reminder that the many months of kindly weather are behind us and many...

September 25, 2019

Living aboard can be trying. There are those who consider us to be homeless, although nothing is further from the truth. It’s gotten so we rarely admit to our lifestyle. To do so sometimes means the following half hour or so is spent answering questions. People have ma...

September 25, 2019

Fall is the time of year when literally every species of mammals, birds and fish are filling their “reserve tanks” which in many cases are fat cells, in preparation for the approaching winter.  Which is a good thing for fisherman in both fresh and saltwater.  On the oc...

September 25, 2019

No doubt, October truly ushers in the changing of the guard as you can still have a 70 degree day or two, but you can also throw in some mid 30 degree days. That dramatic shift sparks migratory species such as bluefish, striped bass, sharks and tuna to feed aggressivel...

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