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Review: "The Blitz: Fly Fishing the Atlantic Migration"

A WWII-BUFF FRIEND of mine, who doesn’t fish, bought this book sight unseen and was disappointed to discover that it doesn’t even mention the Luftwaffe’s 1940-1941 bombing of Britain. I had the benefit of reading the subtitle, so I was pretty sure that it wasn’t going to be a history of the WWII Blitz or, for that matter, a nostalgic nod to the...

The Blitz: "The Jersey Shore, No, Not That One"

IT'S 4:30 IN THE MORNING in Seaside Park, and I’m in the back of a van, questioning my priorities. During the summer season people come to this town to make bad decisions, like appearing on a reality show or calling themselves “The Situation.” When the temperature spikes in July, males of a certain mindset descend on the area to buy out the local...

The Blitz: “The Boston Shore, An Army of One”

“What’s it going to be today, slam or crash?” Dave Skok asks this question as he winds down a narrow residential street outside of Boston proper. We’re driving to fish one of his favorite walk-in spots. The neighborhood streets are lined with cars, and he’s talking about fish and scanning the water out his driver's side window so he doesn’t see...