Fishing on the Connecticut River

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Casting About the Connecticut River

8/5/2019 - By Captain Tom Migdalski. The Native Algonquins called it “Quinnehtukqut,” or “Long Tidal River,” and were the first to appreciate the estuary’s incredible diversity of life. Flowing 410 miles from its origin at the Canadian border, the Connecticut River dumps 10 billion gallons of fresh water into Long Island Sound… SEE MORE
My first keeper of the 2013 Striper season, a nice 15-16-pounder.

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Striper Season Begins: First Keeper of 2013

1/5/2013 - I was into a glut of fish along the south shore on April 29. I was catching mostly schoolies in the 10-24-inch size range. Most were falling for Cocahoes and teasers. I decided to try a swimmer, hoping for something bigger. The swimmer I used was a small 4-inch Bomber… SEE MORE

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4 Must-Have Lures for Spring Striper Fishing

8/4/2013 - Early spring striper fishing is right around the corner. Favorable conditions are coming in the next week. As of right now, I know of no stripers that have been taken along the oceanfront, and I know a good number of fishermen who have tried. But a warm-up started on Sunday… SEE MORE