January 2020 Archives - The Fisherman

January 2020

Images courtesy of Navionics and the Navionics Boating app.

Resor Wreck

One of the most notable casualties of the World War II German sub wolfpack was the unfortunate sinking of the 435-foot standard oil company tanker, R.P. Resor. 

Image courtesy of Google Earth.

The Bourne Bridge

When Jim Kleimola retired from his job at the Massachusetts Department of Correction in April he realized that there would be plenty of time for fishing and he already had the perfect spot lined up.

Odds ‘n Ends

With the January 2020 issue now squarely in your hands, it’s a good time to point out a few quick items.

Persistence pays off. Notice the cut tail – a bluefish missed the bait.

A Striper Tale

The tide had already turned and was running hard over and across my favored area where it had set up a feeding zone close to the rocks. 

Magnolia Pier in Long Beach is one of the more popular locations for herring on Long Island.

Herring for the Holidays

Pickled herring are a welcomed treat on the holiday tables of many Long Island, Metro New York anglers, while some take advantage of the herring run to freeze away bait for the coming season.