Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later
It’s been a year since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the US northeast. Recovery efforts are still under way for local fishing communities, and will likely continue for some time.
The superstorm bore a personal message for many members of the WFN community. Nick Honachefsky, who has appeared on WFN’s Hookin’ Up with Mariko Izumi and also runs a guiding business in New Jersey, appeared on CBS’ The Couch yesterday to talk about his Sandy experience. A year later, Nick is still living out of a backpack: his home of 16 years in Camp Osborn, NJ was completely flattened by the storm. Watch the full interview here
The 2013 hurricane season is well underway. Are you prepared? Here’s how you can get ready to whether the storm
From 2012: WFN’s Hurricane Sandy coverage
WFN Ambassador Captain Ed Walsh: The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy Remembered
From the New York Times: A Storm Still Felt
How hurricanes impact fishing and wildlife
From the National Wildlife Federation: Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife
From National Geographic: Fishermen Look to Recovery After Hurricane Sandy
Sheepshead – Richard BlackLearn More »
Sheepshead - Richard Black
This beautiful sheepshead is just one of the catches from episode 7 of JP DeRose Breaking Boundaries.
Spinner Shark – JP DeRoseLearn More »
Spinner Shark - JP DeRose
With the help of Captain Bo Johnson, JP lands this beautiful spinner shark near Pine Island, Florida, in episode 3 of Breaking Boundaries.
Potential World Record Pacific Bluefin TunaLearn More »
Potential World Record Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Donna Pascoe not only caught the biggest fish ever by a female in New Zealand, she may very well have destroyed the world record for Pacific bluefin tuna, too.