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NorEastSaltwater2 NorEastSaltwater4PublishersPageByGeorgeScocca NorEastSaltwater6 NorEastSaltwater8EditorsWaypointFirstandforemostIwanttowisheveryoneahealthyhappyandprosperousnewyear.AlsoforanyonereadingthiscolumnwhomhassueredunderthewrathofhurricaneorsuperstormSandyourbestwishesareextendedtoyouforafullrecovery.ManyofNoreastSaltwaterreadershavedonatedmeandresourcestohelpandwehopebythemeyoureadthisthatourgovernmentaddressestheissuesholdingupthecricalfundsneededtorebuildyourhomesandlives.Forourrstissueof2013wethinkwehavealilesomethingformostofourreaders.WeknowthattherearemanyofyouwhoshthroughoutthewinterandwhoareprobablyanxiouslyawaingthearrivalofcodshthathopefullywillmigratetotheBlockIslandareawithinreachofmanyofourrecreaonshingadversers.ThiscricalsheryhasbeenawonderfulnancialshotinthearmespeciallytotheboatsleavingfromtheMontaukPointareaandwehopethatlastyearsso-socodrundoesnotrepeatitselfthisyear.InancipaonofagreatrunofcodallofyouwhoplantomakethetriptoMontaukorothershingportmustreadTonySalernosfeatureentledWinterCodMissMontaukStyle.ImsureeveryonewillenjoyTonysinformavedetailedanddowntoearthstyleofwring.ForthoseofyouwhoareluckyenoughtosneakotoFloridaforsomeshingthiswinteryoujusthavetoreadCaptainZacGrossmansfeatureentledLocalWeatherForecastHotShowersofBallyhooThatIs.CaptainZacwhoisayear-roundresidentofFloridaisaboutoneofthemostavidanglersIknowandafrequentcontributortoourmagazine.EachofhisfeaturesispackedwithexcingdetailsandinformaontomakeyourFloridashingtripsgoassmoothasaTeondrag.WearefortunatetoknowCaptainZacandviewhimasoneofthebestsourcesonFloridashingthatthereis.Lastlybutnotleastforallofyoucouchpotatoesouttherelookingforsomethingtodothiswinterthatwillprepareyouforthisupcomingshingseasonhereisareminderthatnowisthemetogetyourreelsmaintainedpolescleanedandrepairedrigsedandtackleorganized.Forthoseofyouwhohavedabbledinsaltwateryshingthecoldwinterdaysareperfectforyoutospendyourmeinthewarmthofyourhousetyingsomemuchneedednewsaltwateries.TohelpyoudothisyouneedtocheckoutBobBanfeldersfeatureentledMansShrimpRecipefor7-InchFly.Itgivesyoustepbystepinstruconsaccompaniedbyimagesthatwillmaketyingthispopularsaltwateryniceandeasy.WehopeyouenjoythisissuewhichispublishedindigitalformataccessibleonourwebsiteatNoreast.comeitherviayourcomputerorothersmartelectronicdevice.AndwhilewearetalkingaboutdigitalformatmagazinesifyouwanttoseewhattheshingandoutdoorsislikeinafewotherstatesthatAllcoastMediaproducesoutdoormagazinesindigitalformatcheckoutIsh.netbasedinOregonand2coolshing.combasedinTexas.Imposiveyouwilllovethemtoo.BySalAmendolia NorEastSaltwater10ForYourInformationByRobertPavlickOshoreanglerslearnfromtheexpertsinoshoreshing.TheCanyonRunnerOshoreSeminarSerieshastwoshows.TheAtlancCityseminarisJanuary26thattheAtlancCityConvenonCenter.TheLongIslandseminarisFebruary23rdattheHunngtonHilton.Eachshowwillfeaturemainseminartopicsliketrollingjiggingelectronicschunkingandtournamentwinningtechniques.BreakoutsessionswillcoverevenmoretopicslikedaymeswordshingwatertempsandmoreFormoreinfovisitcanyonrunner.comorcall732-842-6825TheEastMeadowFishingFleaMarketisheldat123MerrickAvenueinEastMeadowNY.Showhoursare9am-3pm.FormoreinfocontactDonat718-998-8794TheRT110FishingFleaMarketwillbeheldatCamelotHall585BroadhollowRdRT110inMelvilleNY.Theshowhoursare9am-3pmonFebruary23rd.Theshowfeaturesnewusedandanquetackleaswellasraeprizes.FormoreinfocontactDonat718-998-8794TheCastafariTheHookUpBigGamebashwillbeheldattheMarriotHotelinQuincyMassachuses.ThiseventisNewEnglandspremieroshoreshingseminar.Presentershaveacombined13stateandworldrecordcatchesand36tournamentwinsincluding9rstplacewins.Formoreinformaonvisithpwww.castafari.combig-game-bash.tThisSuernShowfeaturessaltwaterandfreshwatertacklemanufacturersandvendorsshingguidesandmore.Youwillalsondhunngvendorsandguidesatthisshow.TheSuernShowisheldatRocklandCommunityCollegeinSuernNY.Formoreinformaonvisitsportshows.comsuernTheWardMelvilleHighSchoolFishingClubisagroupof18highschoolstudentsandisleadbyfacultymemberBobWilson.ThisisalegitboardofeducaonapprovedshingclubpromongshingonLongIslandTheclubsinauguralyearwas2012.TheymeetweeklyandBobleadsinstrucononvariousshingtopicssuchastyingrigsandbucktailsanoungtolearntocatchbaitsomesurfshingtripsandclubmembersandtooklocalbeachpartyboatshingtrips. NorEastSaltwater12SaltontheFlyByAnthonyAlessiAswintersetsinandthelastofthegoodshingofthefallbecomesamemorymanyofusturnouraenontootherthingsforafewmonths.FormanythisisthemeofyeartocatchuponhouseprojectsandotherchoresthatarepushedasideduringtheeightmonthsofshingseasonbetweenAprilandNovember.Thiseortisnobleandprobablygoesalongwaytowardskeepingmanyhomesandmarriagesintact.Forotherstheideaofnotshingforafewmonthsisnotanoponandsotravelagentsarecalledupontoarrangelongjourneystotropicallocaonsinpursuitofboneshtarponandotherexocs.Thisisgreatfunforsureespeciallysinceitusuallycomeswithasuntanandrumpunch.Forthoseofusthathavetosckclosertohomebutfeeltheywillsimplyceasetobeiftheycouldntwetalineforafewmonthsthereisanotheroponbesidesiceshingpowerplants.Thepracceofshingthewarmwateroulowfromapowerplantduringthewinterisknownbymanyofusbutpraccedbyfew.Isupposethatisagoodthingaswearetalkingaboutsmallpocketsofanglingopportunityhere.Crowdswouldbedenedbyanythingmorethanfourpeopleinmanyofthesehotspots.OnepopularsuchplaceistheKeyspanpowerplantsinNorthportNYformerlyknownastheLilcopowerplant.TheplantatKeyspanuseswaterfromtheLongIslandSoundtocoolitsturbinesandthiswateruponbeingdischargedbackintotheSoundformsswirlingplumesofwarmwaterthataractandholdlifefromboththeboomandthetopofthelocalfoodchain.Stripedbassarethetargetherebutovertheyearstheoulowhasbeenknowntoholdblueshukeporgiesandevennon-navessuchasladyshandjacks.Somesaythatthisunnaturalenvironmentisactuallyatrapforshandoncetheytakeupresidenceheretheycannotleavebecauseofthecoldwatersurroundingthemandareindangerofstarvingastheyuseupthelimitedfoodsupplyalsoimprisonedinthesameconnes.Thismaybetrueforsomespecieslikethenon-navesthatmightnotbeabletotoleratethecolderwaterbutIdontthinkthisappliestothestripedbass.StripedbassarenavetotheLongIslandSoundanditisthecoldwaterherethattheycallhomeduringwintereventhoughitrendersthemrelavelyinacve.TheHudsonstripedbassstocksmeaningtheshthatmigrateuptheHudsontospawnareknowntostageinthedeepwaterinthemiddleofthewesternLongIslandSoundrightupunlverylatewinterjustbeforespringwhentheythenmoveupintotherivertospawn.Duringwintertheyarehardlydetectableastheystaystackedupdeepandbasicallydontdoanything.Asthebeginningofspringapproachestheshmoveastheymaketheirwayclosertotheriverandindoingsoitisthoughtthatsomearearactedtothewarmwateroulowsandstoptofeed.Fishthatarenotreadytobreedmaybemoreinclinedtosckaroundthewarmwaterastheysuccumbtotheirappeteforfoodratherthantheirimpulsetopropagate.IhavenocedovertheyearsthatwhileshcanshowupatKeyspananymebetweenDecemberandApriltheycanbefoundmoreconsistentlyinlateFebruarythroughMarchwhichwouldcoincidewiththeirmovementtowardsanduptheriver.ThequalityoftheshinghereisdependentonmanyvariablesmostofwhichareedtohowFishthatarenotreadytobreedmaybemoreinclinedtosckaroundthewarmwater... NorEastSaltwater14SurfsideByJohnSkinnerIthinkthe2012fallrunwillgodownasSandysFallformanysurfcasters.Withminimalexceponsthe2012surfshingseasonendedformostsurfcastersonOctober29short-circuingtheseasonatapointwhereitshouldhavebeenheadingintoanexcingme.IshedithardasthestormapproachedbutSandywassomassivethatthebeachesbecameinaccessiblemorethanadaybeforethestormactuallymadelandfallthusliminganykindofaweather-inducedfeedingfrenzythataccompaniesmanystorms.EvenbeforeSandythingswerentexactlyhotandheavy.AsIwroteonmynoreast.comblogafewweeksagoIsawveryfewblueshlastyearlandingonly16inallof2012.Onlytwoofthosewerefromshoretherestfrommykayak.ItsworthnongthatItargetblueshonlywhentheyrebigandonthebeachesbutthatmeansIalmostnevertargetthembecausewiththeexceponofOctober2010Idontrecallseeingbigblueshonthebeachinthelastveormoreyears.EventhoughIdontshforthemImshingtheoceanbaysandLongIslandSoundatleast120mesayearandIdoentertheby-catchbluesintomyshinglogsoware.WhenIpushedthePlotAllFishbuonagainstthe2012seasonthatswhenIrealizedmyblueshcatchwassolow.ThenIhadtolookfurthertorealizethatallbuttwoofthoseblueswerecaughtinMay.Runningthequeriesagainst2011and2010showed53and115blueshrespecvely.Evenifyouareinterestedonlyinstripersyoushouldsllbeconcernedaboutblueshbecausetheydoasuperbjobofpushingbaitwithinthereachofsurfcasters.Theyalsoprovidethecompeonthatissomemesnecessarytogetthestripersotheirfatbelliestodosomeaggressivefeeding.SoareblueshinsteepdeclineNotaccordingtothestockassessments.Immorewillingthanmosttodismissbadseasonsaslocalizedtemporaryanomalies.ButoverandoveragainImhavingthesameconversaonswithverywellrespectedanglers.WhenIcommentedtooneofthemthispastfallthattheinletshavemoreguysandlessbasshestoppedmermlyandsaidNoTherearemoreguysbutALOTfewerbass.Hecouldhaveaddedthatthosesharesmalleronaverageandhavebeencorrectonthattoo.HiscommentthathewasthinkingofsellingoplugswhiletheyresllworthsomethingmayhavebeenajokebutImnotsosure.IwasinmybasementlookingforlurestotaketotheFloridaKeysinmid-DecemberandIcameacrossabout30brandnewassortedbolesdartersneedlesandpopperssllintheiroriginalpackaging.Theyreunlikelytogetwetanymesoonsincetheoneshangingfromtheceilinghaveseensolileaconthepastcoupleofyears.NowImnotsayingtherearenoopportuniesforgoodshing.Imnotevengoingtocomplainaboutmystripercatchesthepastfewseasonsbecausetheyrefairlyrespectableandtheresnoquesonthat2012wasshort-circuitedbySandy.Butmycatchesarealmostenrelyonmethodicallyworkedstructureatnightoneelsandbucktails.WhatImissaretherunsofshallalongtheLongIslandSoundandoceanbeaches.IfrequentlylookattheSoundothetopofthebluinWadingRiverandcansayhonestlythatIdonotrecallseeingasingleschooloffeedingshanymethispastyear.JusttenyearsagoshusedtogrinddownthosebeacheseveryfallanditwasnotuncommontolookatthewaterinMayorJuneandhavetorunhometograbarod.Ifyouwenttothosebeachesinthespringaerdarkyoucouldndtheshwithyourears.IsllhitthebeachesaerdarkbecauseitsconvenientanditsbeenalongmesinceIveheardapop.Manytripsarejustdownrightsterile.SomethingIfoundverydepressingin2012wastheLongIslandSoundukerunintheareathatIshbetweenShorehamandMatuck.ItstartedojustnewithquicklimitsofqualityshbutIwasalarmedfromthebeginningthattheboatwascominghomecleaninsteadofbeingcakedwithsandeelsasisusuallythecase.BythesecondweekofJunethekeepersweregonedespitethelegallimitbeingdroppedto19.5inches.InnineukingtripswithmyboatIsawagrandtotalof4sandeels.Whatscaresmeisthatthesethings NorEastSaltwater15typicallyruninpaernsandfrommyobservaonssandeelsareindecline.IsalvagedtheukeseasonbyshingtheSouthShorebayswhichwereloadedwithuke.Anotherareaofconcernfor2013isthestateofouroceanbeaches.Sandywashedawaysanddestroyeddunesandbreachedthebarrierislandsinseveralplaces.Allofthisleusinaveryvulnerablesituaonwithnonaturaldefensesalongourshoreline.BeyondSandyitseemswejustcantcatchabreakfromtheweather.AsIwrotethisinthenaldaysof2012wehadjustcomeoofback-to-backstorms.InjustglancingatonlineweatherbuoysIsawwavesupto19feetononestormand23feetthenext.ThestormsurgeonthesecondstormreachedvefeetintheSoundandalmostfourfeetontheSouthShore.Allofthisleadtoevenmorewash-oversandooding.LookingatlateDecemberaerialsintheSmithsPointareamadeithardtoimaginehowwelleverseeouterbeachdrivingaccessinthatareaagain.Enoughpessimism.Letslookaheadto2013withanopmisceye.AsbadastheSouthShorebeacheslooknowtheycanrecover.Breacheshavebeenlledmechanicallyandthereisanawfullotofsandsingjustoshorethatwillstartwashinginoncewegetoutofthiseasterlywindpaern.ByMarchweshouldstartseeingmorefrequentsouthwesterlywindsandtheycandowondersforbeachrebuilding.ByMayIwouldbeverysurprisedifitwasntpossibletodrivesafelyfromSmithsPointtoMorichesInletandforotherareastoseesubstanalsandbuildupaswell.AsfortheheavilyshedSmithsPointareaassumingthesandisthereitwillbeuptoSuolkCountytodoeverythingpossibletoallowandprovidedrivingaccess.Unfortunatelytheydonothaveagoodrecordofdoingthis.BlockingBurmaRoadwithacampgroundisprobablythemostegregiousexample.BlockingaccesstotheCountybeachparkinglotsforweeksaerSandyisanother.ImopmiscMotherNaturewilldoherpart.AnglersasagroupmayhavetodealwithSuolkCountygovernmenttorestoreaccesstothegreatestextentpossible.Asfortheshingletstrythisreasoning.2010wasnotthatlongagoandwehadverygoodshingontheoceanbeachesinOctoberandNovember.TropicalStormIrenedumpedahugeamountoffreshwaterintothesurroundingwatersin2011andmessedupthatyearsfallrunforLongIslandalthoughNewJerseyanglersdidne.Sandywasastormofhistoricproporonsthatcausedeverythingtoheadfordeepwaterandmigrateoutoftheareasothatgivesusanexcuseforthefallof2012.Hopefullywellcatchawell-deservedbreakfromfreakstormsin2013andeverythingwillbeneandIllbereachingforthosebrandnewplugsthathavesatforyearsinthepackaging.Itneverhurtstothinkopmiscally. NorEastSaltwater18Twowhiteelongatedsaddlehacklesapproximatelyseveninches.40-poundtestmonolament.Twowhitebiotsshasfromfeatherlongandthin.Orangeandbrown.Toothpicks.Flex-Seal.Z-Poxyve-minutetwo-parthardenerandresin.FlexSealLighterCandle.1.Tweakbendlongshankhooksapproximatelytendegreesdownwardtowardtheirpoint.2.Traceandcuttheoutlineofataperedteaspoonhandleuponthefoamsheetasillustrated.Thiswillbeyourtemplateforfuturepaerns.Cuttwoaddionalforms.Peeltheadhesivebackingfromoneformcenterandplacethewiderendatopthehookshankextendingthestrip1inchesbeyondthebend.Dontconcernyourselfwiththenarrowerendextendingbeyondtheeyeofthehook.Takethesecondformandmakeacentered1inchslitintothebackofthewiderend.Peelotheadhesivebackingandsandwichthetwotackysurfacestogetherexceptfortheforwardseconextendingbeyondtheeyeofthehook.Pushthesetwotabsslightlybacksothattheydonotscktogether.Younowhavethefoundaonuponwhichyouwillwraptheyarntoformthebody.3.Approximatelyinchbehindtheeyeofthehookmakeanyslitoneachsideofthefoaminordertocatchyourthreadandyarn.Beverycarefulnottoruinyourscissorsbycungagainstthehook.Tieinandwindtheyarnbyhandorsimplyrotateyourvisetoformrmconguouswraps.Workfromheadtotaillockingintheyarnbymakingtwoaddionalslitsoneachsideofthefoamasyoudidforthehead.Insertandtrimtheyarn.Adotofepoxyappliedwithatoothpickwillsecuretheyarnquitenicely.4.Toformthetelsonsandwichthestemofthegrousefeatherbetweentheyarnandfoam.Posionthebadgerfeatherstheirpointsextendingslightly NorEastSaltwater20orangeandbrowntab.Allowtheareatodry.Donotcolortheeyesastheyshouldalreadybeofablackish-brownish-greenishhuefromthemelngprocess.9.ToformSquillaempusasslasher-typeclawstaketheelongatedwhitehacklefeathersdownybarbsandallwhichwilldoubleasthemanslargeleaf-likeantennalscalesandetheminbeneathandbehindthat-inchseparaonfromtheeyeofthehookonehackleangledtotherighttheothertothele.Epoxythewrapsaswellastheboomorangebrowntab.Allowthisareatodry.Looselyeeachfeatherinhalfinasingleloop.SecurethetwooverlappingpointsofeachclawwithadropofFlex-Seal.10.Atopthatsamejunctureinchbehindtheeyeofthehookeinthepairofbiotstoformtheantennaeeachantennadirectedhelter-skelter.11.Toformthecarapaceeinandwrapastripof-inchSkudBackmaterialdirectlybehindtheantennaeextendingtheinvertebratesprotecveshellapproximatelyinchback.Lightlyepoxythisseconturningtheviseoccasionallysothattheresindoesnotrun.Allowtheytodry.12.Withyourdubbingneedlepulloutthreeofthelongerelasclegsfromeachsideofthebody.Dontfretifyoumissacouple.Nooneiscounngincludingthesh.NoteAwordaboutEnricoPuglisisEP-StreamerBrushes.Thewirebercomboissecondtonone.Asmenonedamomentagothoseswimmersarevirtuallyindestrucble.WhereasblueshinstantlydestroyedanylegsIhademployedinthepastEP-StreamerBrushestooktheabuseofseveralchoppersmeaerme.Notonlyaretheypartofthemagicformymanstheberstakethetediumoutofconstrucngcrabbodiesorwhateverelseyoucandreamup.IonlyrecentlysawthepotenalformynewandimprovedMannypaernIwasperfecngforsomeme.AndifyoueverneedtomicromanagemicroscopicminuaeyoucansavethelegworkforthemanhassolvedtheproblembyintroducingEP-StreamerBrushwithMicroLegsforlethalacon.HaveaneedforshorterbersthanthosefoundontheStreamerBrushbutlongerthanthosewithMicroLegsEP-StreamerBrushShortFibersarethekey.Fornowhereiswherewelldrawthelineinthesand.Itismyintenontoproceedtoareasonablepointandleavethemonumentbuildingtothepros.Whiletheyreinsidelaboringoverminuaetantamounttomodelbuildingwellbeoutshinganddoingquitewellunlesswetoogetbienbythebugofperfecon.IfthatbethecaselaterwhenitbecomestrulytoocoldtoshyoucanmessaroundwithT-shapedeyesagellatedantennaemandibularpalpimouthareaminuaeadinnitum.InaddiontophotographssketchesanddetaileddrawingsDonnaandIhadvisitedAtlansMarineWorldAquariuminRiverheadLongIslandandhookedupwithChristopherPaparomarinebiologistandsenioraquarist.KnowingmyinterestChriswaskindenoughtospendmewithus.Wewatchedwithfascinaonashefedtwospeciesofmansshrimpgengrsthandviewsofhowthoseinvertebratesmovethroughthewatercolumn.Atriptotheaquariumcantriggermanyanidea. NorEastSaltwater23 NorEastSaltwater24ItwasoneofthoseJanuarymorningswhereairtemperaturesweredownrightbonenumbingcold.ItwasdiculttodeterminethatitwasthedeadofwinterbaseduponthehandfulofopenboatslinedupalongtheicyrimsofMontaukHarborlledwitheageranglers.Truthbetolditwasjustthatandsoontheenreeetwillheadoutintotheopenoceaninsearchofcod.ItsbeenagoodseasonthusfarstatedanenthusedCaptainJamieQuaresimoofthe78-footopenboattheMissMontaukberthedattheSeaOerDocklocatedalongthesouthwestsideoftheharbor.The20orsoanglersandIweregengcomfyandwarminthecabinoftheMissMontaukwhereCaptainJamieexplaineditwouldbeabitbumpyontherideoutbutbymid-morningtheoceanshouldcalmquiteabit.Atpromptly3a.m.CaptainJamiesteeredthe78-footshingvesselintothedarknessofthesea.By6a.m.wefoundourselvesanchoredatourdesnaonin150feetofwater.Theblastofthehornsignaledlinesdownanditwasonlyminutesbeforetherstcodofthedaycameaboard.Andonthisdaymostofthecodwereofqualitysizerangingfrom8to12pounds.DespitehowmuchIhatethebiercoldIstuckitoutattherailandinashortwhileIhadmylegallimitofcodasdideveryoneelseonboard.ThesmoothridehomegavemeachancetochatandpickCaptainJamiesbrainforsomepsthatwouldhelpanglersbeertheirscoresforthe2013season.FormanyofthepartyandcharterboatcaptainswhomaketheirlivelihoodinMontauktheEastCoastspremiershingharborthecodsheryhasbeenasignicantbrightspotinrecentyears.AtlanccodlandingsfromcharterandpartyboatsalongtheNortheastcoastlinemorethandoubledfrom2005to2011toarecord6.8millionpoundsin2010.Withtheunusualwarmweatherthestartof2012wasquitesporadicwithmanydaysbeingontheslowerside.Nonethelessifyoustayedwithityoubroughthomeenoughlletsforafewmeals.Thegoodnewsisjudgingbytheamountofcodthatwerecaughtonthewintergroundsthispastsummer2013shouldseeareboundfromthewinterof2012onceagainmakingthedocksbustlingwithcodhungryanglers.CaptainJamiewasquicktostatethatthe1990s NorEastSaltwater29MissMontauk.....................................631668-1545VikingFleet.........................................631668-5700MarlinVIPrincess......................................631668-4700MarlinV.........................................631668-5852Capt.Mark........................................631668-6773 NorEastSaltwater30LocalWeatherForecastHotShowersofBallyhoothatis NorEastSaltwater34boatwhileahookedshgoesscoongbyontheothersideandashbeingledtotheboatthathassomeaerobacsleforanawesomedisplayatboatsidemakesforaveryhighlevelofexcitement.Youjustdontknowwhichwaytoturn.Whentheshareinthiskindoffeedingfrenzyyourchancesofnailingthemwithanarcialgowayupaswell.Theywillaackallkindsofplugsfromswimmersanddiverstopoppingplugs.Manygetawayunderthesecircumstancesbecausethestrikeisoenaglancingblowwiththeshgenghookedlightlyinthinskinorinthebill.Aertheshmakesacoupleofjumpsitsoverbutitsureissllpreydarnexcing.Forayshermanthisisalsoparadise.Bushycolorfuliesworkwellhereandshortcastsareoenallyouneed.Itsalsoharderfortheshtothrowaybecausetheyhavenorealmassandthereforeresistthathead-shakingtrickthatsoeasilydislodgesplugs.Oneofthebestthingsaboutsailshisthewaytheylook.Whenyourshisnallybroughtalongsideforreleaseortaggingyouaretreatedtoaspectacularlycoloredsh.Severalfeetofbluesgreensbrownsstripesandneonbluemarkingsjumpoutatyou.Aerawhiletheshowerslessenedandlessenedunlitwasallover.Thereisconjectureaboutwhetherthesailsgetlledupgetmorenervousaboutbeinginshallowwaterorarebotheredbytheincreaseinboattractheycause.Thisexcingdayhadcometoanendandthetallywashalfadozennicekingsamediumwahooandtwelvesailshbroughtallthewaytotheboat.Charteringisgreatbutthiskindofacondoesntrequireone.IfyoutraileryoursdowntotheKeysyoucanexperiencethiscrazinessonyourownboat.Allyouneedisablockofchumandalivewelltostart.Ifyoucanthrowacastnetbringit.Spinningrodsforgameshforcatchingsnappersandforcatchingballyhoocirclehooksandlightwireandyourecovered.Plugsandiesaddanotherdimensionifyoudlike.WhenyoudogetouthereImsureyouwillhaveagoodmeshing.Dontforgettokeepaneyeoutfortheblitz.Thereisnothinglikeahotshower NorEastSaltwater35 NorEastSaltwater38TreasureTroveByTheStraightShooterChrisGrechTheseamazingWhiteWaterPrideSpreaderBarshavebeenoneofthemostpopularbarsinthepastthreeyears.Theyareavailableinthreestylesthatinclude6-inchsquid9-inchsquidandMiniGreenMachines.Allaremeculouslyriggedwithfourbirdsinthefrontofthebarwhichhelpthebartrackproperlyinallseacondionswhiletrollingatanyspeed.Thebirdsalsoprovideenoughbuoyancytooatthebarsoitlookssimplyamazinginthespread.Theyaredeadlyonbluenyellownbigeyesandalbacorebutwillcatchjustaboutanythingthatswims.WhiteWaterPrideSpreaderBarsareavailableinasmanyastenpossiblecolorcombinaonsandcanbepurchasedrightotheshelforcustombuiltwithupgradedhookbaitsuorocarbonmainchainetc.TheguysatWhiteWaterOuierswillbasicallycustomrigitanywayyoulike.IspokewithCaptainJamieHummelofthecharterboatSasquatchandhesaidIn35yearsofCanyonshingIhaveneverseenalureorbaitthatconsistentlycatchesshdayinanddayoutlikemy6-inchrainbowcoloredPrideBarbyWhiteWaterOuiers.ThisiswhathelpsmebesuccessfulandwhyIalwayshaveafewinmyspread.Theincreasedpopularityofthesebarshasresultedinnewstylesthatwillsoonbeavailableinwinter20122013.ToplaceanorderorformoreinformaonpleasecontactBrycePoyerortherestofthefriendlystaatWhiteWaterOuiers.Youwillnotbedisappointed.TheOutdoorsmanisadoubleweavebraceletwithastainlesssteelbuckle.Theouterweaveisplacedoverastandardbraceletandismuchthickerthanthestandardbraceletsoeredwithtwiceasmuch550paracord.Youcanremovetheouterlayerandsllhaveabracelet.Paracordhaslongbeenknowntoanglershunterscampersetc.asaveryusefulitemtohaveinyourpossessionbecauseithassomanyusesonlylimitedbyyourimaginaon.Theyrangefromhavingaropetoedownatrunklidtotyingtentapstoprovidingemergencyshoelaces.Usefortyingsckstogetherformakingashelterorsecuringanemergencysplint.Anotheruseisamakeshiclotheslinetodrywetclothesbyareinasurvivalsituaon.Thepossibiliesareendless.Simplyndtheendsoftheparacordandunwindthebracelettoaccessthisusefulcordage.Onceunwoundcarefullychecktoseethattheparacordisingoodcondionandstraightenthestrongyetthinrope.Ithasseveninnerthreadsthatcaneachbepulledoutofthecordandbeusedasnerthread.TheOutdoorsmanisavailableinnineteencolorsandsixwristsizes. NorEastSaltwater39LowrancehasrecentlyannouncedanexcingaddiontoitsEliteshnderchartploerfamilytheElite-7HybridDualImagingHDIseries.TheElite-7modelsfeaturea7-inchwidescreencolordisplaythatis70-percentlargerthancomparablypriced5-inchproductsallowinganglerstoseemoresonarhistoryandmoredetailinsplit-screenmode.ItsshndercapabilityalsofeatureHybridDualImagingHDIwhichcombinestwoaward-winningtechnologiesBroadbandSounderandDownscanImagingtoprovidethebestpossibleviewofthewatercolumn.TomaximizeshingmeonthewatersignatureLowranceAdvancedSignalProcessingASPreducestheneedtomanuallyadjustsengstoseeshstructureandboomdetailmoreclearly.InaddionTrackBackallowsanglerstoscrollbackinrecordedsonarhistorytoreviewstructureorshtargets.WhenusedonanElite-7modelwithchartploercapabiliesuserscanalsoTrackBackandpinpointlocaonswithawaypointeliminangtheneedtocirclebackandretracethepath. NorEastSaltwater40GalleyByNorEastMemberSalAmendoliaAsyouallknowbynowIloveeangpastawithlotsofdierentthings.Pastawithmeatpastawithbeanspastawithvegetablestheyareallgoodtome.Oneofmyfavoritepastadishesispastawithalmostanykindofseafoodshelledorunshelled.TobehonestwithyouIhaventhadtheopportunitytomakethisdishinalongmebutthatisnottosaythatIhaventbeenthinkingaboutit.ThelastmeImadeitIwasgoingtovisitsomeofmywifescousinsinNewJerseyandIpromisedthemIwouldcookandbringdinner.IbroughtthiswonderfulsauceandifItellyouthatitwasthehighlightofourvisitIwouldnotbelying.Itwasapleasurewatchingeveryonesavoreverybiteoftheirpastaandtrustmetherecipemadeplentyforalltoeat.Ittakessomemetomakeisnotcheaptobuytheingredientsespeciallybecauseofthepriceofshbuttheendresultiswellworthit.IamgoingtomakeitinafewdaysandIvealreadytakenouttheseafoodfrommyfreezertoslowlydefrost.Ihopethatwhenyoudogetthechancetomakethisgreatdishthatyouandyourfamilyenjoyitasmuchaswedo.2tbls.oliveoilsaltpeppertotasteAngelhairpasta2largecanscrushedtomatoes1poundbayscallops2largecanstomatopuree1poundpeeledshrimp2smallcanstomatopaste1lb.squidslicedintorings1Vidaliaonionchopped1smalljarcanclearclamjuice13cupfreshbasil3cloveschoppedgarlic1.5cupswhitewinecupfreshparsley2tbls.lemonjuice2bayleavesLoccatelligrangcheese-Heattheoliveoilinalargepotaddtheonionandgarlicandsautunlslightlybrownandso.-Addthepasteandsrwiththeonionsandgarlic.-Addthetomatoessrandcookonmediumunlsaucebubbles.-Whenthesaucecomestoaslightboilsrandaddwinelemonandclamjuiceremainingseasoningsandsaltpeppertotaste.-Cookovermediummediumlowamesrringasneededfor90minutes.-Nowaddalltheseafoodandcookovermediummediumlowforanother30minutesmaximum.-Letthepotsitintherefrigeratorovernight-Whenyouarereadytoeatboilapotofwaterandaddalilesaltandoil.-Whenthepotcomestoaboiladdthepasta14lb.perpersonandcooklldesired.-Drainthepastaandputinthepotwithsomeofthesauceandsralltogethercoangthepastawellwiththesauce.Putsomemoresauceonthepastaandsragain.-Puttheextrasauceintoasmallpouringcupfortoppingthepasta.-UseLocatelliRomanogratedcheeseandsomepepperforadeliciousnish.-YoucanputanyoftheextrasauceandseafoodinsomeChinesequartcontainersandfreezethemforafuturedinner.Enjoyandgoodappete