Oct 17, 2020 8:00 am
There is an oasis in the desert of disappointment that 2020 has been for local anglers.
Most amazing, is that bit of succor came in the dying days of the season, but the weather was fine, the breezes light, the seas moderate and the fish...
Oct 10, 2020 8:00 am
It is well into that time when the winter weather syndrome sets in, but for the next few days, at least, it seems that the weather will remain conducive to offshore fishing.
This won’t be the case shortly so the present is a great time to...
Oct 3, 2020 8:00 am
Not the best weather for a tournament but certainly not the worst, either.
Such were the conditions last Sunday when the Bacardi Tournament finally took place.
Although the winds were not particularly gusty or of a high velocity,...
Sep 26, 2020 8:00 am
Fingers crossed, there will finally be a major fishing tournament this weekend.
After massive rescheduling and a pair of postponements, the Bacardi Angling Tournament is slated for tomorrow. Hooray!
Recognising that the twenty-odd...
Sep 19, 2020 8:00 am
Here we go again! Is there no end to this hurricane season? And why is Bermuda on the receiving end?
Think about it: all the major storms that stick out in most minds were E, F or G-named ones; Emily, Fabian, Fay and Gonzalo awaken...
Sep 12, 2020 8:00 am
Was there ever any doubt as to what would happen? Probably not, especially at this time of the year when the so-called tropical systems dominate the weather in the Atlantic basin.
So, it should come as no surprise that the first and...
Sep 5, 2020 8:00 am
The calendar does indeed zip along as yet another month is here.
From many points of view, especially in the days when light tackle was king, September was considered by many to be the single best fishing month of the year.
Aug 29, 2020 8:00 am
Here we are in the August doldrums, even though the sea conditions would suggest otherwise.
The humdrumness of it all stems from the fact that the fish have not yet turned on and the bite is poor.
It is not that you can’t catch any...
Aug 22, 2020 8:00 am
A long-awaited shift in the weather brought some much-needed rain to the Island and some relief for tanks and the parched plant life.
Rainfall freshens the surface waters and may help to cool things down a bit although it would take a vast...
Aug 15, 2020 8:00 am
While the summer lethargy may have set in, September will soon be here and the fishing season will rapidly conclude thereafter.
It may be hot but for many this is the time of the year to venture offshore in the calm weather that has...
Aug 8, 2020 8:00 am
No doubt that the temperature is high, and it is a hot, dry summer by any account and the fishing is that spotty sort that suggests that even the fish are feeling the heat.
Certainly, the calm seas and searing sun are enough to give most...
Jul 25, 2020 8:00 am
The illusion that this was a cooler summer than others has been pretty firmly knocked out of people’s heads with the warm weather and amazingly calm conditions of the past couple of weeks.
Those who follow the tropical...
Jul 18, 2020 8:00 am
Now I know how Rip Van Winkle felt when he woke up.
Just on the verge of a promising looking fishing season and, BANG, out of a fairly clear blue sky comes the pandemic that has kicked more things into touch than any of us could have...
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