The Rapala was invented in 1936 by Lauri Rapala, a Finnish fisherman
The Yozuri Hydro Popper, one of the columnist’s favorite lures. David Kuperschmid

When Long Island was first settled, there were two species of junipers present
Larry Penny

The oldest tackle shop in America is in New York City
Canyon Ross hooked his first striped bass of the season at Louse Point in Springs. Matthew Ross

It’s worth giving these apps a close look
A Palomar knot is tied before being cinched tight to a hook eye. David Kuperschmid

Looking after injured and sick mammals, birds, turtles, frogs, and even snakes for 20 years
A swan rescue. Carissa Katz

When the wedding he was set to attend in San Francisco was postponed, Tom McDonald of East Hampton booked a seat on a local charter boat out of Fisherman’s Wharf and caught three halibut between 36 and 38 inches long.

Pollution of the oceans is a world affair

The most sought after whale by Native Americans and white colonists in these parts
A right whale mother and her 2016 calf photographed in Cape Cod Bay on March 27 Center for Coastal Studies Image Taken Under NOAA permit #14603-1