New York, Connecticut And New Jersey State Saltwater Fishing Records

  New York State Marine Fishing Records Marine Fish Records As of May 6, 2015 Species Weight (Lbs) Angler Date Albacore (False) 16.38 John Skinner, Wading River, NY 10/18/2009 Albacore (Longfin) 81.15 Billy Turnbull, Key Colony Beach, FL 10/08/2011 Atlantic Bonito 12.49 Angelo Peluso, Port Jefferson, NY 10/17/2003 Black Sea Bass 9.00 Sal Vicari, Bronx,…

Flower Power! Three Great Zucchini Blossom Recipes

Ah, the good old summertime. Fruity-juicy cocktails, farm fresh produce and eating fancy flowers. I’ve gathered together 3 fun recipes for one of the most popular blooms out there: zucchini blossoms. Your local farmers’ market has them in stock for the next few weeks and they are worth the trip. You can just stuff them…

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…

Park the Hate, Pass the Plates

On a day when we’ve lost a true culinary icon and pirate kitchen ninja, Anthony Bourdain, let’s remember how he showed us the humanity and the love that is expressed through food. I hope where you are is better. RIP We don’t do politics on ErinGoScatch. There are plenty of places you can get coverage…

Manhattanhenge and other Celestial Aspects of NYC

The sky around Manhattan is only available in slivers, and for brief moments of time. Wait a minute and the light changes, turn a corner and a vista opens up. You have to be ready, in the moment, prepared for any obstacle and ready to receive gifts. These moments, when God’s beautiful canvas juxtaposes and…

Antipasto, Staten Island Style

  My name is Jim and I am a confessed snacker I always enjoy the appetizer round of any meal.   I am usually charged with the appetizers for big gatherings. I make a cheese/antipasta platter that mixes fun with flavor and really gets the tastebuds going. You want a cheese platter with a nice…