When Fishermen Retreat

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” (Henry David Thoreau) As a commercial fisherman, I am after fish. However, sometimes we need time away from “The Sea”, to absorb “The Land”. It was damp morning, but not soggy enough to keep me home. It…

Stormy Seas – Bass Ass Bikers

Did I just join a biker gang not realising what I have done? This stormy sea day could be payback. I’m sitting here in the captain’s chair waiting to see how this weather unfolds. It’s a blustery NE today. I think this ship will remain tied to the dock, like all others. Fishing has been my…