Friday, August 29, 2014

Summer doesn't labor

Yes, "Labor Day" is upon us... but God has made all things beautiful in His Time.

Labor Day... a time when we take a break from our "Labors"

Heb 4:6-11
6Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience, 7God again set a certain day, calling it “Today.” This he did when a long time later he spoke through David, as in the passage already quoted:
“Today, if you hear his voice,
do not harden your hearts.”d
8For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken later about another day. 9There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; 10for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works,e just as God did from his. 11Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Local Pond Life

I've had an injury that has sidelined me for most of the summer. It is true that our best fishing really is yet to come, with the finale of fluke, wandering weakfish, the movement of striped bass and bluefish, and of course the inshore migration of bigger tautog!

However, in the meantime, I'm getting my flyrod game back on at some local ponds.

I am also chasing what I refer to as "bigfoot", grass carp the size of small stripers that inhabit several of our ponds. Getting them to eat anything, especially a fly, will be a challenge. I have, however, observed some surface feeding behavior and if I can catch them in that zone, I have a shot of placing a little fly in their path. We'll see!