Saturday, October 23, 2021

 

Jerry Gibbs

Jerry Gibbs lives, fishes and writes from the mid-Maine coast unless he is on the road hunting off-radar waters, fish and anglers that will make a good story. His downtime is saved for chasing grouse with his French Brittany, Jack. Gibbs is the former Outdoor Life fishing editor.

 

Articles by Jerry Gibbs:

Xcalak

Posted on: 07 Oct 2021

Twenty-three—foot long super pangas are eminently seaworthy, featuring rod holders, clutter-free decks and welcomed leaning bars. The dogs came out to greet us. Joey first, a slightly lowered, mellowed down look-alike of General George Patton’s beloved English bull terrier, Willie; then came Bombi, another hometown blend with strong visual leanings [...]

 


 

Vermont’s Fall Brews Cruise

Posted on: 26 Aug 2021

Nearly 100 covered bridges once crossed Vermont rivers and many are still viable. Their covers were primarily to protect weather-exposed bridges themselves, though others like one well-known “kissing bridge,” multitasked. Bridges old and new provide excellent angler access, and the state also operates under a law allowing universal river ingress [...]

 


 

Winter of Reds

Posted on: 22 Oct 2020

Forget those copper colored apparitions you may have stalked over flooded spartina grass or sandy flats in balmy weather—fish that squirt away like scalded cats if your double-haul and heavy breathing so much as rock the boat. The blood-boiler redfish of fall and winter are something else in attitude and [...]