Big Doug’s Memorial Saltwater Shootout

  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, June 7

    Paying homage to anglers, and helping charity in the process, is the theme of today’s Yankee Fisherman, presented by The Dock Shop, at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. Watch the show below: We’ll check in with Doug Thurston on preparations for the third annual Big Doug’s Memorial Saltwater Shootout. The...
  • Watch: Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, April 26

    The American Museum of Fly Fishing is marking its 50th anniversary, and Executive Director Sarah Foster will discuss the milestone with us on Yankee Fisherman, presented by The Dock Shop, Thursday at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. Watch the show below: Sarah will talk about the history of the American...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, July 20

    We put the wraps on Big Doug’s Memorial Saltwater Shootout and introduce a new face on the lure-making scene on Yankee Fisherman today at 1 p.m. on the HAN Network. Doug and Veronica Thurston tell us how the event supports the Shoreline Soup Kitchen and Pantry, we we’ll have...
  • 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, 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, July 14, 2016

    The Northeast is a mecca for surf casting, with shoreline allowing access to water seasonally teeming with stripers and blues. It’s even better along coastal Connecticut, with the Long Island Sound offering a place to wade into the water to pursue migrating fish without (usually) facing violent waves. Still,...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, July 7, 2016

    There are big saltwater fishing days coming up in Connecticut, as the state welcomes one species new to the area. We’ll talk about it all on Yankee Fisherman on HAN.Network Thursday at 1 p.m. Joe Diorio hit the water earlier this week and caught what is believed to be...