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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-01-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By dudley
This is a Hartford Courant photo the Cornwall...

This is a Hartford Courant photo the Cornwall bridge on the Housitonic
There was a similar picture of the church pool on the Farmington but that seem to be gone.
...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-13-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By dudley
Fished the outside quite a bit last week. Lots of...

Fished the outside quite a bit last week. Lots of great structure out towards the tip.
Plenty of bait too. The water was black with small sea herring and sandeels with tinker mackerel busting on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-26-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By dudley
I've never been to your clave, but for the last...

I've never been to your clave, but for the last 16 years my buddy and I have always come up the week before the 3rd Saturday in June. Just before school gets out.
Most years we camp so the weather...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-11-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By dudley
Most beaches begin checking for permits on the...

Most beaches begin checking for permits on the 3rd Saturday of June.
There are exceptions. Last season Paine's started a week earlier.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-10-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By dudley
For anyone that fishes in Jersey, I just saw this...

For anyone that fishes in Jersey, I just saw this today

Asbury Park Press link (http://www.app.com/article/20110504/NJNEWS/305040098/-300-fine-awaits-anglers-who-don-t-sign-up-for-free-registry)
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-05-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By dudley
A few more points.... Mung... The best...

A few more points....

Mung... The best structure for holding bait and attracting game fish is "up north" in Wellfleet and Truro. This is also where the mung first hits the outer Cape and collects...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-05-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By dudley
I'll go on if it's okay. I don't want to hog the...

I'll go on if it's okay. I don't want to hog the discussion, but I get jazzed just thinking about fishing the surf.

The most important thing to remember about fishing the surf is to never, ever...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-05-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By dudley
As far as I'm concerned, the sweet spot in the...

As far as I'm concerned, the sweet spot in the tide is when water coming over the bars is starting to break with some gusto. At this point there's plenty of water in the travel lanes, there's...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-05-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By dudley
One of the first and most important things I...

One of the first and most important things I learned was from Lou Tabory's book Inshore Fly Fishing.
" When the wind is in your face, the fish are at your feet"

Most surf techniques I've...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-09-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By dudley
There's not a lot of respect for the post-war...

There's not a lot of respect for the post-war Japanese rods, although some of them fish pretty well, especially those in the shorter lengths.
My first fly rod was a 9' Japanese cane and cost all of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-03-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By dudley
So they didn't tell you...:roll: The causeway...

So they didn't tell you...:roll:
The causeway floods over at high tide. I don't remember how well it's marked, but as far as I know no one drives over it then.

The Marconi beach right across the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-03-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By dudley
I've fished the Audubon sanctuary property on the...

I've fished the Audubon sanctuary property on the island a few times. It's a good place to try when you need to get away from a stiff north wind. The incoming on the flats seemed to be best, but...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-23-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By dudley
I fished Race Point a couple of times last week' ...

I fished Race Point a couple of times last week'
The bait of the day was sea herring of about 2 inches or a little better.
There was a blitz Thursday morning on the in coming tide that left...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-26-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By dudley
Ed Mitchell's website has a number of his old...

Ed Mitchell's website has a number of his old magazine articles
Well worth a look

flyroddingthecoast
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-15-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By dudley
We were at Nickerson all last week. In 14...

We were at Nickerson all last week.
In 14 years, same week, it's never been so empty.
With a little luck, there may even be a couple of sites open around the 4th.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-04-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By dudley
Depending on the wind, you might be better off in...

Depending on the wind, you might be better off in 'Little Pleasant Bay', the north end of the bay
We often launch at the Paw Wah Pond landing on Portanimicut Rd, S. Orleans
The grass flats off...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-04-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,189
Posted By dudley
I voted for #1 but I think it some combination of...

I voted for #1 but I think it some combination of 1 and 2

There's been a couple years with a low recruitment class, and for what ever reason, the fish chose not to remain in-shore

I had a great...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-13-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By dudley
The best spot is at the north end of the Morris...

The best spot is at the north end of the Morris Island causeway.
It's just a short carry to the east over to Outermost Harbor
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-03-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By dudley
Fish the beginning of incoming out on the flats...

Fish the beginning of incoming out on the flats off the beach on the north side of the estuary
They rake sandeels there commercially
It's as if they were chumming for you
:hihi:
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-23-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By dudley
Kenny Abrams has also started selling his...

Kenny Abrams has also started selling his "Stick" again over on his site.
Those are 10 1/2' I believe.... Three sizes rated in grain range, not line weight
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-10-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By dudley
Hi Folks My buddy and I spent some time fishing...

Hi Folks
My buddy and I spent some time fishing Pleasant Bay a couple of weeks ago and did very well
We fished out of the 'yaks when the wind was down but mostly parked and waded.
In the four...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-09-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By dudley
Originally the project was to be done in two...

Originally the project was to be done in two fazes
The "front" section was to be completed last spring and the the back section this year.
I don't remember why they never got it started last year,...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-08-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By dudley
I use to spend my weekends running some "pay to...

I use to spend my weekends running some "pay to fish" ponds
This method was hugely popular with the regulars
Nearly everyone did it

It was very productive, but it
looked like "bobber and a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-14-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,360
Posted By dudley
Hi folks... I'm newly registered, but I've been a...

Hi folks... I'm newly registered, but I've been a lurker here for years :tsk_tsk:
I tried to respond to Teflon's original question a week ago but apparently there's a waiting period to...
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