brooklyn, Discovery, food, Fishing, NYC, NYC Getaways, Seafood

UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 8/17/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island- Porgy are Plenty, Fat Fluke and Nice Bass

"Truth is stranger than fishin’ ” Jimmy Buffett PARTY BOAT LISTINGS AND Updated REPORTS (with links) with useful TIPS AND GENERAL RULES (scroll past listings)! IF YOU KNOW A PARTY BOAT THAT I AM MISSING, PLEASE FORWARD A LINK AND I WILL CREATE A LISTING eringoscratch@gmail.com New York City Party Boats Long Island Party Boats… Continue reading UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 8/17/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island- Porgy are Plenty, Fat Fluke and Nice Bass

Fishing, nature, New York, NYC, photography, Uncategorized

Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

“Catching fish is secondary to the immeasurable joys of the watery world.” ― Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling One of the many pleasures of fishing is that it often surprises us with incredible vistas and moments where nature sings. I often describe fishing as "creative loitering" and these photos will give you a small glimpse into… Continue reading Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

Fishing, New York, NYC, Seafood, Uncategorized

NYC, Long Island, CT & NJ Area Fishing Report 8/16/18 Stormy Weather Breaks. Weekend Looks Good

WITH Fishing Updates, Weather, Water Temps plus  INFO ON SIX ACCESSIBLE FISHING HOTSPOTS IN NYC!!! ”Fishing Down The Shore With My Buddy Joe”   The stormy skies and heavy rains have put a damper on local fishing. NJ shore points have been inundated with fresh runoff water that spooks inshore fish into deeper water.  Big… Continue reading NYC, Long Island, CT & NJ Area Fishing Report 8/16/18 Stormy Weather Breaks. Weekend Looks Good

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2018 New York Fashion Week September 6-14

Fashion Week is a twice-a-year event where designers show off their wares to prospective buyers.  Fasionistas from all over the world descend on NYC to see and be seen. It is also some of the best people watching you will ever see. You don't need to be a fashionista to enjoy the spectacle. New York… Continue reading 2018 New York Fashion Week September 6-14

brooklyn, Fishing, Memories, NYC, Staten Island, Uncategorized

The Last Fishing Trip

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions of hope.”    John Buchan Excerpt from Hook It & Cook It: Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler. Colin Thomas Shaffer 8/16/70-2/15/17 "Fishing is an imperfect art form. Tides can be predicted years… Continue reading The Last Fishing Trip

NYC, photography, Staten Island, Uncategorized

“Photos from the Ferry” William Thatcher – UPDATED 8/13/18

“Photos From The Ferry”: An Exhibition by William Underhill Thatcher When people visit New York City, some of the best pictures they take of the skyline are from the Staten Island Ferry boat as it glides across the harbor. Dramatic views, cinematic lighting and occasional bold displays of nature create some amazing photo opportunities. When… Continue reading “Photos from the Ferry” William Thatcher – UPDATED 8/13/18

food, Homemade, Uncategorized

ErinGoScratch Recipe: Quick Pickled Watermelon

Quick Pickled Watermelon 5 or 6 coriander seeds 2 tablespoons of white vinegar 1 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon honey or sugar ½ cup olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 3 cups coarsely chopped seedless watermelon A sprig of oregano 2 cloves garlic diced One cup boiling water… Continue reading ErinGoScratch Recipe: Quick Pickled Watermelon