New York

Keeping up

Art Buchwald was an American humorist best known for his column that appeared in the Washington Post. Buchwald’s column was published nationwide in over 500 newspapers. I read him regularly and one of his column headings was, “Things a Columnist Wouldn’t Know if He Didn’t Open His Mail.” Like Mr. Buchwald, I too find the information I occasionally glean from…

Sturgeon tagged 26 years ago resurfaces – in the same location

(Photo by Amanda Higgs/Cornell Department of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences)Hudson River Estuary — Recently, while working on a two-year shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) stock assessment in the mid-Hudson River tidewater, biologists caught a shortnose sturgeon that had been tagged 26 years ago in the same location. The fish had been tagged during the last population estimate…

It’s in the bag

I first got interested in archery when I was in high school more than 60 years ago and, out of necessity, I made my own targets. I began by putting cardboard boxes inside each other, and later by stuffing rags into a burlap feed bag. This arrangement suited me well as long as I was shooting a fiberglass longbow with…

Crappie records fall in New York

The huge crappie was weighed at a local market. (Facebook/BlackHorse Farms)Not only is this fish the first white crappie to break the 4-pound mark in New York, it’s the biggest crappie of any kind ever caught in the state. For the complete story, click here. Categories: News Tags: Crappie, Fishing, New York