I am totally baffled by the fishing this year. Based on last year’s abundance of smaller fish 16″ to 18” long, and a lot of fish in the 23″ to 27” range, I expected all of these fish to be about three to four inches longer this year and to show up in force. Instead,
I was really psyched for the weekend of June 15 to 17. On June 15 to 16, there were high tides of 12.1 feet. On June 17, it was 11.9 feet. Since the marsh level is about 10 feet, this meant that two feet of water would be above the marsh. In terms of water
I have received several requests on making my synthetic version of Rich Murphy’s Conomo Special. I am going to cover critical steps on the technical components and give some belly, body and wing material recommendations. But, feel free to customize. Materials: Gamakatsu SL12, 6/0 EZ Body, pearl, in extra-large Black nylon thread EP Fibers, olive
I had five striper trips planned on consecutive days from May 31 to June 4. I was targeting the “peak dawn” period when we want to be on the water both around two hours after high tide and at first light, a coincidence that takes place every two weeks on the new and full moons.