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Storms stall fishing, but recipes make fine replacements
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Hey, folks. Tight Line Jr. here. I know we had some rain and wind last weekend to say the least. Things are finally looking up with no rain in the forecast. That means the water may clear up a little, and we know the temperature has gone down some.
This is the time of year you may find some nice spottail (redfish) up in the creeks or around the docks, so head out in your boat or cast a line off the dock and see what hangs on your hook.
The weather put a damper on the fishing reports, but here is something that you can prepare to hold you over until your next fishing trip or football game.

Colonel’s Island
Crab Casserole                                                                                         
1 medium green bell pepper,
1 medium size onion, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 chopped jalapeño, remove seeds
1 pound fresh crabmeat
1/2 tablespoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon of black pepper (or more to your taste)
1-2 tablespoons Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce
1 cup Duke’s mayonnaise
1 cup toasted sourdough bread crumbs with lots of butter                                                                                                                                             
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix everything together.
3. As an added treat, you can top off the mix with some parmesan cheese.
4. Pop it in the oven for about 30 minutes, then broil it for about 5 minutes.
5. Throw in some corn on the cob, and you have a tasty meal for any occasion. I hope some of you will try it.

If you are going fishing, here is where the bait is. Half Moon Marina has live shrimp. Yellow Bluff has live shrimp, minnows and crabs. Midway Feed and Supply has freshwater and saltwater bait. Sunbury Crab Company has live shrimp, minnows and crab. Big Rudy at the Sunbury Country Store has frozen shrimp, squid, cigar minnows and ballyhoo.
Remember what Ol’ Tight Line always said, “Get out there and go fishing, and if you do, remember to keep a tight line.”
I say hit the docks, keep a sharp eye and watch that cork go down. Until next time, happy sailing and God bless our troops.

Your friend,
Tight Line Jr.

P.S. — The folks that live out on Colonel’s Island sure were happy to see the West View bricks back in place.

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