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March 2016 Blog Posts (22)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016: I had a full day today ... and crashed an oil spill drill

Mom wants her kids to play soccer because it's safer ... or, white girls can't jump ...

A non-oil slick of anchovies ...…

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Added by jaymann on March 30, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Monday, March 28, 2016: I just had to get in some woods time late today. Thank-you very much DST.

"Primary elections mean something? ... Ahhh, baloney."

Monday, March 28, 2016: I just had to get in some woods time late today. Thank-you very much…

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Added by jaymann on March 28, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

I got word from folks in the borough of Barnegat Light that the wildlife snares are gone.

Sunday, March 27, 2016: I got word from folks in the borough of Barnegat Light that the wildlife snares are gone. I’m not sure that includes any-and-all snares within the state park.  

A goodly number…

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Added by jaymann on March 27, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

3/25/2016 ... Barnegat Light trapping. CAUTION !!!!: This could be very disturbing to some folks. Seriously.

It's not as peaceful as it seems out there. 

Check out this video: …

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Added by jaymann on March 25, 2016 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016: Drag-ass day for me. But I wax poetic on marine sanctuaries.

 Tuesday, March 22, 2016: Drag-ass day for me. Working until the wee hours of midnight. I have been able to field some emails about fishing, replen and such.

Firstly, the replen is still…

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Added by jaymann on March 22, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

John's Bait and Tackle

Who remembers Johns in Surf City from the late 1950s? I think he was from NY - really nice guy. Bought some some rods from him and I remember a metal lure called a butter mullet that he sold. I believe the building is still there on the corner close to North Beach end of town.

Added by Pete Morrison on March 22, 2016 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Sunday, March 20, 2016: It's raw out there ... so let's look back on the rawest rescue in Holgate history ...

Sunday, March 20, 2016: I don’t know if it was that recent batch of mild weather softening me up but it seems unbearably cold out there. It was apparently too cold for many folks since this a.m.’s “Palm Sunday” mass was the least-attended in my 25 years of ushering…

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Saturday, March 19, 2016: Boy, it got raw fast today.

How to meet chicks ... or, what could possible go wrong here?? …

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Friday, March 18, 2016: Seal stuff -- and a very involved Holgate science offering ... Please read if you're a Holgater

Why it's best not to launch a new boat at low tide .. just sayin'. 

Friday, March 18, 2016: Wildfire danger is approaching extreme. Enough said.

I did a short Holgate…

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Added by jaymann on March 18, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Thursday, March 17, 2016: First, further below you’ll see the latest on the hubbub over a bayside sanctuary.

Below: When you know you've already lost the psychological edge in a fight ... …

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Added by jaymann on March 17, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tuesday, March 15, 2016: (Part of weekly column) Spring fishing action is running a bit early ... Cedar Bonnet Island stuff

"It seemed like such a good idea when I first tore the bag apart. Now how am I gonna clean this all up before she gets home?"  

Tuesday, March 15, 2016:  (Part of weekly column) Spring fishing action is running a bit early. There…

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Monday, March 14, 2016: Real soaker out there but winds have not gone all that gonzo ... sunglasses as FB ruiners

Let's just place a load of fireworks on the head of a sledgehammer ... then ...  

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Sunday, March 13, 2016: I seldom give shout outs

Sunday, March 13, 2016: I seldom give shout outs to businesses in here because it would seem I’m sneaking in ads … which I do not do!  That said, I simply want to note I always have such good service over at the Manahawkin Lube Dr. I want to offer them a blogish thumb’s…

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Added by jaymann on March 13, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

3/11/2016 ... Now, don’t freak on me for allowing my column to

Very funny, dad!

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Below: A possum I befriended near Ballinger Creek, LEHT. It was nervous at first but totally fell for a handful of Goldfish. It ate a couple, its eyes lit up and it was…

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Added by jaymann on March 11, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Wednesday, March 09, 2016: What a beauty. I only wish this day would have timed it better ...

I really dug it out there today ... read more below: …

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Added by jaymann on March 9, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Tuesday, March 08, 2016: The ultra-warmth I was so big on – all last week -- is starting to rev up.

I hate finding one of my writers like this on production night ... 

Tuesday, March 08, 2016: The ultra-warmth I was so big on – all last week -- is starting to rev up.

I knew the 70s were a…

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Monday, March 07, 2016: The warmth, of sorts, is on the way …

Warmer weather comin' ... warmer weather comin' ..."

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Prize-winning creation by Arsenal plugs. …

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Added by jaymann on March 7, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mar 02/08, 2016 Weekly column failed to make The SandPaper online cloud edition ... Here it is.

Weekly ... The Fish Story

An Opossum Grows in Brooklyn; Unmanned Aerial Angling Vehicles

By JAY MANN | Mar 02, 2016

I have long had this odd appreciation of opossum, heightened after once seeing one during a daytrip to Central Park.

Returning home, I couldn’t shake the…

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Added by jaymann on March 6, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Friday, March 04, 2016: More snow on the mainland than I expected ... drones go fishing ... Coyotes gather

Does being a cattle rancher ever get boring ??????

Kansas farmer Derek Klingenberg creates a huge smiley face using his hungry cattle and a feed truck, and films the entire process with a drone. …

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Added by jaymann on March 4, 2016 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Thursday, March 03, 2016: Watching a patch of nice weather as it gets ready to bolt

 

Thursday, March 03, 2016: Watching a patch of nice weather as it gets ready to bolt. With off and on precip for days to come, it’ll be drab-ish … with those flakes sure to fly nearby. I hear about three inches on the mainland, though that might be stretch. I don’t think…

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Added by jaymann on March 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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