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Anticipating the catch

I guess there is no better way to jinx oneself:  Talking about what to do with the catch before the fishing trip even starts.  I should know better, since my only fishing outing to date, a few weeks ago, merely produced some tentative nibbles from who-knows-what and one Perca flavescens (yellow perch).  While the perch […]

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I will have to see whether the common bearberry(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) will thrive this time around. Last season, I had a couple of these plants tucked away in a no-sun part of the yard, and although they flowered and sprouted new leaves, they quickly died in the fall. I suspect too much moisture (rain run-off and […]

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Sunday morning low tide proved to be another gem.  The oysters were still abundant, although a bit smaller than previous weeks.  A half a peck got me about 50.  There was a lot more work involved when it came to the littlenecks and quahogs (Mercenaria mercenaria – different names for different sizes) – I got […]

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