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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-20-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By timwatts
Art, have you tried contacting the folks at Save...

Art, have you tried contacting the folks at Save the Bay. They may have an interest in it.
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 04-05-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By timwatts
It is amazing that some of these places have...

It is amazing that some of these places have survived. Those brookies are about four inches long. The stream is about two feet wide and originates from a spring buried beneath an old garbage dump. It...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 03-25-2005, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By timwatts
Spring tonic

A little spring tonic from a local spring stream.
http://www.glooskapandthefrog.org/Brook%20Trout%20Rise.htm
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-01-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By timwatts
Had the itch, had the time, so I took a walk out...

Had the itch, had the time, so I took a walk out there this morning. Started out at low tide, got out to the cut about half tide. Looks like it only comes through at the top of the tide. I don't know...
Forum: Our Environment 11-25-2004, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By timwatts
Thanks Broadbill, here is a link to the petition...

Thanks Broadbill, here is a link to the petition to list American eel as an endangered species http://www.glooskapandthefrog.org/ESA%20petition.htm

Here is some general info, kind of ugly stuff,...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-06-2004, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By timwatts
Its the river the sewer plant discharges into.

Its the river the sewer plant discharges into.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-06-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By timwatts
Public comments

If you fish or play in the Mount Hope Bay and the Taunton River Watershed you may be interested in submitting comments on the waste water discharge permit for the Brockton Sewer Plant which is now...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-14-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By timwatts
Thanks Fred, Your sister in law was probably...

Thanks Fred,

Your sister in law was probably right, wherever there are a million or so herring there are bound to be stripers. It appears likely that the Taunton once and may still have spawning...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-14-2004, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By timwatts
underwater herring photos

Been giving the new waterproof camera a good workout at Nemasket. There are alot of subtle color changes under different light conditions. Might be of interest to the flytyers.
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Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-11-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By timwatts
Glad the pics are usefull. A couple...

Glad the pics are usefull.

A couple thoughts on the colors. It's difficult to tell whether the color changes we saw were due to changes in light or due to physiological changes in the fish due to...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-08-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By timwatts
herring colors

Here are a couple photo's of herring that might be helpfull to flytyers.

Often, when viewed from above or in quick motion herring appear quite drab. These photo's were taken in shallow water...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-21-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By timwatts
Juro summarized it well. Banning commercial...

Juro summarized it well.

Banning commercial striper fishing will not assure healthy bass populations in the future. Strict commercial quota's, strict rec limits and education can and have worked....
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-19-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By timwatts
It seems any such money and our efforts would be...

It seems any such money and our efforts would be better spent by breaching dams and cleaning up our rivers and estuary's. Most all of our big rivers north of the Hudson once supported spawning runs...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-15-2003, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By timwatts
Thats very special. tim

Thats very special.

tim
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-05-2003, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By timwatts
I have done well in the fall and winter out of...

I have done well in the fall and winter out of Green Harbor. More often than not you can find fish close to shore (within 2 to ten miles). Out behind Farnham Bell, the H bouy and over towards High...
Forum: Our Environment 10-18-2003, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By timwatts
natrix, do you have a link to the article in the...

natrix, do you have a link to the article in the paper? Does the company have a permit or need a permit to discharge into the ponds? Carp are pretty hardy critters, do you know what they are dumping...
Forum: Our Environment 10-10-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By timwatts
Below is some snakehead info from US Fish &...

Below is some snakehead info from US Fish & Wildlife. It appears that at least one species can live under ice (end of second paragraph). The full document is here. It's a real snoozer....
Forum: Our Environment 10-10-2003, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By timwatts
Maine Salmon Farm Closing

Here is an interesting story about a Salmon farm closing up in Maine. The hatchery burned in May and a Judicial order in the same month forced them to stop using European strain salmon. They claim...
Forum: Our Environment 10-10-2003, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By timwatts
Thats a great school project. It's good to know...

Thats a great school project. It's good to know they are talking about this stuff in school. If he needs any info have him contact my brother Doug http://home.gwi.net/~fks/ksalmon.html. He has a...
Forum: Our Environment 10-07-2003, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By timwatts
I think this is a turning point Juro. Not only...

I think this is a turning point Juro. Not only for the Penobscot and our Salmon but for our New England Rivers as well. Having watched the Kennebec (don't forget the Kennebec Salmon) come back from...
Forum: Our Environment 10-06-2003, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By timwatts
Penobscot

This is nice, to see these walls coming down, slowly but surely.

http://www.americanrivers.org/pressrelease/penobscot100603.htm
Forum: Our Environment 08-30-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By timwatts
Sounds like the state needs to divert some money...

Sounds like the state needs to divert some money from it's stocking programs and invest it in restoring and protecting what mother nature does best. It doesn't sound like a huge investment when you...
Forum: Our Environment 07-24-2003, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By timwatts
Your right Juro it does feel good, and thanks to...

Your right Juro it does feel good, and thanks to everyone else that wrote in support of Riverways. It's a great program run by inspired people. And although it is 2003 we can still finds scenes like...
Forum: Our Environment 05-11-2003, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By timwatts
Pesticides in streams

Keep an eye open in your travels for landscape and lawn care companies filling their spray trucks in streams.

Years ago this used to be a common practice amongst tree sprayers, to flush out and...
Forum: Our Environment 05-11-2003, 05:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By timwatts
Energy Bill Hydro Stuff Dull But Important

The following is from American Rivers regarding pending language in the Federal Energy Bill. If you have the time, take the time to write your senator yourself or through American Rivers electronic...
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