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    What Does Community Seafood and Lake-to-Table Look Like in 2018?

    Local fishermen and small-scale fishing operations have seen plenty of ups and downs over the years, but also just different strategies for bringing their product to market. For a while local farmers’ markets were giving way to Community Seafood collectives, but that trend seems to have reversed itself, or at least stabilized. This 2015 article from the National Resource Defense Council discusses some of these trends in greater detail and, for the most part, still holds true today.   Local Trends and Featured Organizations With this in mind, there are plenty of CSFs around the country. New Hampshire has one of the largest in the country. Ocean to Table in…

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    Ice Fishing Tips for All Skill Levels and Conditions

    Ice fishing is a little different, we admit, but there are things to love. One is surely the feat of the thing. To do it because it can be done, but also because there’s a distinctly primal connection to trekking up to a frozen lake, drilling a hole in the ice, and dropping a baited fishing line to catch a healthy, delicious meal in freezing temperatures. There’s an act of ingenuity and elbow grease—or motorized power—in the form of some type of ice auger. There’s the stark beauty of the surrounding landscape, and there’s the calm patience of waiting for a fish to take the bait.   Getting Interested: Not…