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Tuesday, October 27, 2020: After having our heads in the fog as if we’re the West Coast, we should feel the effects of a one of the season’s more assertive fall cold fronts

Below: It gets no realer than these crullers/crawlers. Who remembers when Ozzy thought a live bat that landed on stage was just a prop ... and bit its head off ? …

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Added by jaymann on October 27, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Tuesday, October 20, 2020: Fishing has not been autumnally impressive, though the weather has generally been holding up ...

Below: After having fellow surfers take off in front of him time and time again, Lyle thought it was time to deliver a little wake-up call regarding respect. …

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Added by jaymann on October 18, 2020 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Friday, October 16, 2020: It’s starting to feel a lot like … fall. Forget I even used that expression

This same peregrine has been showing up in Holgate for going on ten years. Disturbingly, he looked a lot worse for wear this fall. He just wasn't his alert self, nor did his plumage look up to snuff. Here's hoping it's was nothing more than rough flight to get here. …

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Added by jaymann on October 14, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Tuesday, October 13, 2020: On LBI, virtually all the remaining still-cycling traffic signals are now on the blink ... photos galore

Below: This Holgate entanglement is odd since the lure itself doesn't enter into it, only the line. I can only wait for the gull to get weak and remove the spoon. …

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Tuesday, October 06, 2020: Seasonable air temps with a couple touches of mild

When is the worst possible time to try to turn around with waves coming at you? Bow into all waves, cap! It increases your chances ... somewhat, though you're pretty much shit outta luck on all fronts by the looks of this photo.  …

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Friday, October 02, 2020: Looks to be another headbanger of a weekend; other LBI traffic and fishing stuff

Below: I let the pros take the tougher shots of rarer birds. I simply have fun with the common ones, like this one that was within five feet of me, merrily dining, though at one point it did stop to give me a bit of an over-the beak stare. …

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020: Below is a load of readables, including insider tricks on casting net for mullet

Sept. 27, 2020: Relaxing times standing about on the Holgate south tip. Bottlenose are always a rush to see. 

Some of the largest flocks of pelicans ever seen in NJ have been soaring over LBI. This photo shows  just a part of…

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Added by jaymann on September 23, 2020 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Monday, September 21, 2020: As part of this blog’s effort to focus on LBI life ...

"It's how we roll!"

BELOW: Is the orange lifesaving ring Coast Guard approved? …

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Tuesday, September 01, 2020: It has been a quite quiet week on LBI -- but tons to write about.

(Below: Come on, just for fun ... )…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020: As fully ferocious Hurricane Laura winds wind down after slamming the Louisiana shores, we have ...

Thursday, August 27, 2020: As fully ferocious Hurricane Laura winds wind down after slamming the Louisiana shores, we have a far more subtle but highly insectful…

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Monday, August 24, 2020: So-called “sea lice” are apparently a-swim, locally, They are up from far south waters, possibly power driven here by TS Isaias,

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Below: The Man is out there -- not far from Party Shoal in Ship Bottom.…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020: Heading into an oddly quiet stretch of winds, possibly into next week. LBI stuff.

As you sleep ...And you were blaming the raccoons. 

BRIDGE GEESE: …

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Monday, August 17, 2020: Even I’m impressed with the overnight turn of the weather, from Sunday’s truly dismal soaking ...

We've all heard of fishing on structure but this might be taking it a bit too literally. 

Below: Sad when all I see is four things that can go kaphooey. …

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Friday, August 07, 2020: Ready for another hoppin’ weekend. Come on, get in the spirit of one of the busiest LBI summers since summers were invented

(I might be adding to this overt the weekend. If i do I'll "Share" to repost.)

Friday, August 07, 2020: Ready for another hoppin’ weekend. Come on, get in the spirit of one of the busiest LBI…

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020: Never trust a tropical cyclone with a name you can’t pronounce. ... Tim's DOA shark.

The "It's all-wheel drive" syndrome ... 

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Added by jaymann on August 2, 2020 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Tuesday, July 28, 2020: The heat keeps breathing down our neck, even on the Island; High Bar Harbor infestation ...

Let see, how can we adjust this ditty ... 

Turkey in de straw, turkey in de hay

Turkey in de straw, turkey in de hay

Roll 'em up an' twist 'em up a high tuc-ka-haw

An' twist 'em up a tune called Turkey in the Straw…

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Added by jaymann on July 25, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Friday, July 24, 2020: Our beach patrols, while always invaluable, are even more so this scalding summer. They are frontline maintainers of beach safety.

Why tubing and Jack Daniels isn't a good mix. 

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Why I don't fly ... Thanks a lot,…

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