Along with the Olympics and many other events we were looking forward to, the 20th Manhattan Cup has been postponed to next year due to the pandemic.
Tournament chairman Gary Caputi had June 5 as the date for this year’s contest which raises money for disabled vets and other good causes. However, at this point there’s no way of knowing if anglers could gather together to fish at that time — and a tremendous amount of work is involved in making all the reservations involved. Caputi is working on pinning down a date for May, 2021.
The winds calmed down somewhat today, but it was cold. Though I check the marine weather every day, they don’t mention air temperatures. I had to get out of bed at 4 a.m. to put socks on. Never remember cold feet in April before.
Sunday looks a lot better with south winds at 5-10 knots in the morning before it all starts falling apart in the afternoon with a increase to 15-20 knots leading up to a major storm on Monday.