John Kovach

John Kovach

  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

    Many anglers would rather see a dear friend catch the big one, and that unfolded over the weekend. A spring-like Sunday one week after a snowstorm postponed a fishing outing nets a tremendous rainbow, showing its full color on Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network Thursday. Feb. 23, at...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

    Fishing is not getting any less expensive, especially with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection — like all state agencies — facing budget reductions as Connecticut struggles with a deficit. Bill Hyatt, director of the Bureau of Natural Resources, and Peter Aarrestad, director of Inland and (since a recent cost-saving...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

    Movies that capture the beauty, grace and emotions of angling are coming to a theater in Trumbull to raise money for conservation projects throughout Fairfield County, thanks to a native of Ridgefield. Chris Keig, organizer of the Fly Fishing Film Tour, talks to Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

    As the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association gets ready for its expo and its 47th annual banquet, while marking the 50th anniversary of its founding, CFFA President Gary Steinmiller joins Yankee Fisherman for a preview of the events Thursday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. Watch the show below: The CFFA...
  • Yankee Fisherman: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

    Fishermen lie awake at night waiting for the striper run, waiting for that chance to get up in the middle of the night to cast for them. Filmmaker Jamie Howard of Howard Films documents 1,000 miles of the striper migration, and the anglers who love to go after them,...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

    We’re ringing out the old and ringing in the new on the waters of Connecticut on the first Yankee Fisherman of 2017, set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at han.network. Watch the show below: NE Bassin’ put the wraps on its 2016 season, and announced plans for 2017,...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

    Christmas and Hanukkah are nearly upon us. If you still need gifts for the angler, or the beach lover, in your life, The Dock Shop offers help with information on the latest in fishing gear and nautical-style clothing. We’ll also go salmon fishing in Connecticut, and trout fishing in...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

    The new director of the American Museum of Fly Fishing, and a new spin on old reels from the Perfection Fly Reel Co., appear Thursday, Dec. 1, on Yankee Fisherman at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network, which you can watch live (or on-demand) in the video player below: Bob Ruley,...
  • Video: Brawl ends championship football game

    A championship football game at Bridgeport’s Kennedy Stadium ended prematurely Saturday, Nov. 19, when two brawls between the teams involved broke out. The Southwest Connecticut Grizzlies had overcome an early touchdown to score 41 unanswered points against the Onondaga Snow Leopards, a team of community college students from near...
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