Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Long Island Sound

This summer an extraordinarily high number of flesh-eating bacteria cases occurred in Connecticut. Let me put it into perspective for you.  In the past decade only seven cases have been diagnosed in the state.  This summer five cases were reported … Continue reading

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The False Albacore are Here

Finally autumn is here and the false albacore are around. Last year they made a very poor showing in Long Island Sound. And there has been considerable concern all summer that might be the case again this year. Well amigo … Continue reading

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The Fish are Moving

The Fish are Moving: Starting to get some reports that the fish are on the move. Hallelujah.  My friend Ted caught an nice albie on a fly over at Point Judith. His friend Jerry Wade did as well. Both of … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlesnakes in Connecticut

Timber Rattlesnakes in Connecticut, Been awhile since I did a post on these critters. In fact it was ten years ago. No I didn’t come across another one, but I did see a sign that reminded me of their presence. … Continue reading

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Seal Problems on the Pacific coast

Seal Problems on the Pacific coast A few posts back I briefly brought up the subject of wildlife management. Wildlife management is a contract between society and wildlife to find an reasonable balance. And in many cases it works well, … Continue reading

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