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Monofilament Bin Collection

The BN Waterkeepers have been emptying the mono collection bins that we built & have collected over 2 lbs of mono. It doesn't seem like a lot but 2# really is.

We'd like to get back on track but it might take a couple of months to get it running smoothly. Below is a pic of the sites in which the bins are installed.

Pick a site or 2…

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Added by John Jarosz on May 15, 2021 at 5:04pm — 3 Comments

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Added by John Jarosz on May 14, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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Spring Sweep Cleanup (esp if you love ice cream)

i just saw this from the BNW:…

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Added by John Jarosz on April 2, 2021 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Casting Reels

Need some input on a good casting reel(target fish here are shorter). Unfortunately, I live south of you guys & am going to have to fish smaller rivers in NC where trolling is not an option. I gotta throw!! I’ll find the rod...I think, casting angler replies would be much appreciated.

Added by Brent Martin on March 17, 2021 at 8:54pm — 4 Comments

Lake Erie And Climate Change

This article talks about big winds stirring up Lake Erie and affecting the Western Basin,causing oxygen and phosphorus problems but I wonder about the eastern end and the Niagara River when the big SE winds happen.

Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

Added by Stephen Glassic on March 15, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

5G May Affect Weather Forecasts and GPS Accuracy

This article from Boat US talks about concerns that 5G could greatly reduce accuracy of weather forecasts and could also affect GPS accuracy. but it is a worldwide problem. And the military is also concerned that reduced weather forecasting ability affecting strategic operations.…

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Added by Stephen Glassic on February 25, 2021 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

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Lake Erie

JoJo just sent me this pic & asked that it be posted. Lake Erie from 30,000 ft.

Added by John Jarosz on February 7, 2021 at 10:57am — No Comments

Catch and Release Report

I’ve admittedly fallen of the wagon when it comes to reporting. Doing the tagging study was initially exciting years ago, but I found I dreaded recording the data after a catch. Just wanted to get right back at it.

I didn’t report a single release this year, and it was one of my best years. 49.5 jigging, 48 jigging, a 48 casting. Would have loved a hat; but it taught me a valuable lesson.

My “new season,” resolution is to contribute to the goldmine of data that is held by Mr.…

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Added by SEAN LEARY on February 5, 2021 at 1:28am — 5 Comments

Artpark Shore Musky

A buddy of mine texted me to shore fish for steelhead today at Artpark.  Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get out of work early, but I was leaving the office he texted me again....

Right before sunset, he thought he was snagged but started to feel violent head shakes.  Turns out it was a musky! The crazy thing is he was using a spey rod and a fly.  Since he was by himself, he didn't get a measurement. But it still was a once in a lifetime occurrence.…

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Added by Chris Root on December 8, 2020 at 7:50pm — 2 Comments

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JHMT Tourney

Any tourney results?

Added by John Jarosz on December 7, 2020 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

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Brobeil Marine

In this morning's BN

Added by John Jarosz on December 6, 2020 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

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Grand Island Meeting on the Amazon Project on Zoom

There will be a public meeting on the Amazon Project on Grand Island on: August 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall on: 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY

If interested you can try to go in person or connect on a virtual meeting on Zoom. Info below:

 Audio of the public hearing for those waiting outside of the

Town Hall will be broadcast on speakers. Additionally, there will be a virtual component of the public

hearing via…

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Added by John Jarosz on August 11, 2020 at 5:46pm — 3 Comments

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Mono Collection Bins

Posted on the BNW Facebook page:

Wildlife entanglement is a devastating issue of the Great Lakes. Through our…

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Added by John Jarosz on June 17, 2020 at 2:42pm — No Comments

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Spending $$

Anybody else out there find that they're not spending a lot of money these days? I opened my wallet today & saw George Washington reaching for a pair of sunglasses. Been so long since he saw daylight!

Added by John Jarosz on April 18, 2020 at 5:14pm — 2 Comments

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Receiver Batts are "IN"

Added by John Jarosz on March 14, 2020 at 10:27am — No Comments

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Union Ship Canal Barge

You might have seen two material barges near the mouth of the Union Ship Canal that get loaded & unloaded with boulders. Now there's one barge. The other broke away from its mooring during the big blow & got jammed under the pedestrian walking & biking bridge near Rte 5.…

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Added by John Jarosz on February 29, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Ice Boom Pic

Here's a pic of the ice boom & ice coverage (or lack of it) that Jojo sent me: Off the NYPA site

Added by John Jarosz on February 11, 2020 at 12:17pm — No Comments

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Monofilament at the Shoreline Fishing Spots

We're partnering in the mono collection business! If you read the paragraph in the NOAA blog, just above the pic of Broderick Park, you'll see the names of the organizations involved in a marine debris program. …

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Added by John Jarosz on February 2, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Ogdensburg Flood Gates Open

Jojo asked me to post these pics of the Ogdensburg Flood gates. They are open:…

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Added by John Jarosz on January 10, 2020 at 9:58am — 2 Comments

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