Storms bring fishing to a crashing halt, keep boats on shore

“In March the soft rains continued, and each storm waited courteously until its predecessor sunk beneath the ground.” — John Steinbeck, “East of Eden” “March is for remembering.” — “The Old Man and the Boy” “Nature,” my friend Capt. Rick Yakimowicz often remarks, “is the best fish conservation plan you can have.”

This week the savvy skipper is sure right, as first lashing northerly winds of “Sandy-ish” velocity ripped through the region, uprooting trees, upending dry-docked boats and putting an absolute halt on fishing efforts. Prior to this things were starting off rather nicely, with some pretty yellow perch showing and an earlyish shot of white perch on the prowl. Even some saltwater species were showing in the bay, with some big old linesiders hitting the decks of commercial boats.

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