07.01.17

Big wind is coming to a 300-square-mile area south of Martha’s Vineyard, but it’s unclear how it will affect a previously unknown feeding area for critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.

Sara Brown

07.01.17

Many of today’s saltwater flies look so real that you’d swear they were actual baitfish. Space-age synthetic materials that closely imitate the color and sheen of live bait, plastic eyes, epoxy heads, and the talent of hundreds of skilled professional and amateur fly tiers combine to create a vast choice of excellent flies that fool multitudes of game fish.

Kib Bramhall

05.01.17

As scientists track sharks and learn more about the ocean’s apex predators, a growing industry is selling shark-deterrent devices.

Sara Brown

05.01.17

Ever since Wampanoags launched canoes in pursuit of whales, fishermen have been pushing the envelope by trying to catch big fish from small boats.

Kib Bramhall

12.01.16

After the Pikie revolution it was off to the races as demand for striper plugs surged, and dozens of small tackle businesses sprang up across New England.

Kib Bramhall

12.01.16

Is our fascination with all things Jaws getting in the way of good science?

Sara Brown

10.14.16

This is the twentieth “Notes from the Tackle Room” column that I have written, and it occurs to me that perhaps, for the Home & Garden issue, I should elaborate on what this room consists of.

Kib Bramhall

10.14.16

In September President Barack Obama designated about 5,000 square miles of deep sea canyons and ancient underwater mountains southeast of Cape Cod as the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

Sara Brown

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