Jerod Mayo, a linebacker for the New England Patriots, fished Newport waters this week with Captain Tim Flaherty, owner of Flaherty Charters. Mayo was was accompanied by his older brother and good friend Inky Johnson and Fred Lee.
Captain Flaherty said they caught over 200 pounds of fish, including 50 lbs of porgy and 20 lbs of black sea bass. Mayo personally landed over 13 ledge-monsters, said the Captain.
"This was his first fishing experience," said Flaherty. Flaherty, a retired Portsmouth school teacher,
The new anglers took their catch to the local seafood experts, in Middletown, to prepare with a local touch.
If you would like to fish the waters like Mayo, email Flaherty at firstname.lastname@example.org.