Anecdotal Part II- The Lobster March
Having written a strong criticism against the evils of anecdotal evidence, I must now do a quick U-turn and speak up again. This time with the exact opposite view, a favorable one. I am now going to warn both the young folks seeking a PhD. in marine science and their grey bearded professors* who already hold these treasured degrees, not to reject anecdotal evidence too quickly! Just because no scientist has studied something well enough to be able to write a "peer reviewed"
Memories of a Mentor- JJ Whitmer
I miss JJ Whitmer John Jacob Whitmer was a commercial fisherman before he became very well known as a charter captain who was famous for NOT having a clean shiny boat like a Rybovich or a Merritt. For a short while, in all the many years I knew him, he had a twin engine charter boat. Most of the time he had boats with a single diesel engine, one propeller, one prop shaft and one rudder in the center of the wooden hull. He caught a lot of fish and won more than his share of