Category Archives: Wild Things

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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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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June means Sand Eels

June means Sand Eels: The first fly fishing article I ever sold was about sand eels. (here) The year was 1988. The magazine was Fly Fisherman. Seems like a long time ago my friend. Why on earth did I pick … Continue reading

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The Great Horned Owls are Horny

The Great Horned Owls are Horny:  For a week now, right at dusk, out my backdoor owls have been calling. Their voices are strong, carrying long distances across the growing darkness. These were not barred owls. Their voice I know … Continue reading

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Ravens are returning to Connecticut

Ravens are returning to Connecticut:  Yes, ravens are returning to Connecticut. How long have they been gone? A long ass time, my friend – perhaps over a 100 years. Most likely our colonial forefathers did a number on them just … Continue reading

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