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Podcast: The End Is Near

November is not without its attractions as another fishing season in the Northeast winds down
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My waders froze on the side of my truck a few nights ago. They were hung there to air dry because a wave had knocked me down and got me good and wet a couple of nights earlier.

Such is surf fishing on dark nights, in a good swell.

The season’s not over, but you don’t have to look too far into the future to know the end is near. I like November in the Northeast, when everything starts to shut down. I wrote this column about the end of the season a few years ago after spending three days fishing Montauk, New York.

The author's waders frozen to his truck.

The author's waders frozen to his truck.

Read "Knocking on the Door" here. 

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