A Rough Ballet
Trap fishing with the Wheeler family requires a strong back, finesse and a healthy does of old-fashioned seamanship.
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.
There’s nothing quite like fishing for striped bass as they dine on spawning cinder worms
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.