Veterans of wars 40 years apart find peace fly-fishing a New England trout stream.
After five minutes crisscrossing an area of broken bottom south of Newport, Rhode Island, satisfied that he has a sufficient preliminary lay of the land, Capt. Russ Benn adjusts the throttles and rounds up for our first drift.
With fall on the run, two longtime firefighters and surf fishermen finish the year chasing late stripers at Montauk Point
The sun was almost down when Jack called out. “I’m on,” he said, and I watched him lean back as the fish turned and made its first run.
We approached the charter boat just as the customers were saying their goodbyes to the captain and mate and dragging their coolers to their trucks. It was about 2 p.m. in the afternoon, and the temperature was in the low 90s.