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C.J. GEOTIS - Citizen Fishing Columnist

My cobia challenge continues … how frustrating

For some reason, I just cannot catch a cobia. How embarrassing. How frustrating. How infuriating. Give me a break. I’ve spent time and effort in my quest for my first cobia through the years, and something always happens to thwart my efforts. Well, it happened again. And, to add insult to injury, it happened on[…]

Maybe it’s not always about the fish

All of my life, I’ve been attracted to saltwater. I spent lots of time freshwater fishing in New England lakes and rivers or in the dark and frigid ocean waters off the coast of Boston. My first attempt to SCUBA dive was also in Boston, at Nahant Beach. One morning, my friends and I headed[…]

Why can’t we get a fish in this boat?

I had a chance to fish recently with my friend Tyler, whose dad is my buddy and next-door neighbor. Tyler has been out fishing with me several times and he is a quick learner and a true “fishing fool.” He grew up in Michigan and just finished all of his schooling except for some “in[…]

Another year; another resolution

Wow, another year. What will the year ahead have in store for us? People tell me I should make a New Year’s resolution. So here it is: No politics on the boat. I like to concentrate on the fishing at hand when I am on the water. In fact, I would have to say that[…]