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C.J. Chivers


Ink-Stained Season

Spring is the time of longfin squid in the Northeast, where the author and his family pursue this feisty predator with zeal.


Coming Home

The sun was almost down when Jack called out. ā€œIā€™m on,ā€ he said, and I watched him lean back as the fish turned and made its first run.

As two of his brothers watch, Mick Chivers lifts a bass caught the night before from the ice to a cleaning table.

Fishing For The Table

The evening began like a fishing daydream. The sun was dropping. The flooding tide and a cool wind were roughly aligned.