Sunday, December 31, 2017
Happy New Year
The boat went out on marathon wreck trip yesterday. With the temperature in the low teens and snow in the forecast, I politely declined. The snow started about 8am and didn't let up until the afternoon. They made their first drop 35 miles offshore and worked back in to 15 miles, covering various depths. Dogfish made things difficult and the only place to get away from them was in the deep, were some nice ling came aboard. This morning the woods looked like a winter wonderland and it was 12 degrees when we headed to the bakery at 7am. Some guys were fishing at the power plant when we went by. All the lagoons and canals have ice on them, but the bay is still clear. We saw the usual ducks, some Tundra swans and a young male northern harrier hunting over the marsh.