Subtle Rises and Saltwater

November 5, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

“A red ball of bait — tens of thousands of bay anchovies — pulsed like a giant beating heart as bluefish, their sides flashing like metal, ate their way through the frenzied bait.” In this morning’s New York Times, Peter Kaminsky takes his daughter fly fishing for bluefish and stripers, a fall activity that often requires a keen eye for birds and an understanding of how predators trap prey.