Category Archives: Looking Downward

Shark Sighting in Long Island Sound

Shark Sighting in Long Island Sound. As a kid I did caught dogfish in Long Island Sound. Easy to do soaking sand worms on the bottom. Now they are definitely sharks, but they are small and have no sharp teeth. … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Crab Blood is $60,000 a Gallon

Back in July I did a post stating that one day a horseshoe crab may save your life. Well let’s get a little deeper into it. The blue colored blood from the lowly horseshoe crab is worth $60,000 a gallon … 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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One Day a Horseshoe Crab may save your Life

You might think twice about a critter related to scorpions and spiders, but fear not. The lowly horseshoe crab is providing medical miracles. Born before the dinosaurs, back 300 million years ago in the Cambrian, the horseshoe crab has developed … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing for Tailing Reds

Fly fishing for tailing reds in Charlotte Harbor is challenging business. Real challenging. As tough a fishery as I have ever seen. First off the reds only tail under perfect conditions. Low water, low light, and low wind. Even then, … Continue reading

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