stripers

  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, July 6

    Fishing can bring people, especially families, together, and that is evident on the July 6 episode of Yankee Fisherman. First we talk to Doug Thurston about Big Doug’s Memorial Saltwater Shootout, set for July 15-16. After Big Doug passed away in 2015, his family learned he had been helping...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, June 15

    Yankee Fisherman has video from two big fishing events to share Thursday, June 15 at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. First we’ll be on the stream for the Norwalk River One Fly. An effort by the Mianus Chapter of Trout Unlimited to take a fish census in the Norwalk River...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, April 27, 2017

    There’s a beautiful piece of water visible from I-95 just east of New Haven. And the owners want you to know that you can fish it. Jeff Yale, program specialist for the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, will give us details on fishing Lake Saltonstall. It’s open to...
  • 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, July 21, 2016

    On Saturday, 34 young anglers, accompanied by 20 volunteers, got onto 17 boats and spent the day fishing Lake Lilinonah in the latest Connecticut BASS Nation High School Tournament. We’re there to see the young anglers weigh in their catches as the next generation gets some help from volunteer...
  • Yankee Fisherman Thursday, June 9

    Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network essentially caught a limit today, restoring a river, fishing with (and for) veterans and learning about a new piece of gear — something all anglers can’t get enough of. First, we’ll work to restore the banks of the Mill River between Fairfield and Easton...
  • 7/3 – Yankee Fisherman

    Yankee Fisherman broadcasts live from 850 Wood Fired in Ridgefield to launch the holiday weekend. Veteran Matt DeLorenzo, a guide with The Hungry Trout Fly Shop, describes fishing in the streams around Lake Placid and Whiteface, N.Y., and introduces us to his website, getemwet.com, a resource for fly fishermen....
  • 5/23 – Yankee Fisherman

    Live from Two Roads Brewery in Stratford, John Kovach discusses the history of Two Roads Brewery with State Sen. Kevin Kelly and State Rep. Laura Hoydick. The black market for fish in the restaurant industry and the threat it poses to the striper fishery are the topic for the...
  • 5/16 – Yankee Fisherman

    Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and Greg Dancho, director of Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, discuss a new fishway allowing alewives to make their way to Bunnells Pond in Beardsley Park, the health of fishing and the Pequonnock River, and the pending arrival of Bass Pro Shop in the Park City....