Written in Water

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From the rocky shores of the Chesapeake Bay, to the slippery flats of the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) and over to the copious bayous of the Gulf Coast, anglers share one common core need; water. Water is a critical substance, … Read More

Now’s the Time

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According to Matt Krantz reporting for the USA TODAY, “Solar stocks have turned into the brightest spots for investors.” Wow, this is great news! Finally, the capitalist are capitalizing on the realization of climate change. There still may be a … Read More

Where has All the Seagrass Gone?

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A couple of weeks ago two anglers wandered into the Lagoon House.  Their first words to me were, “What happened to all the sea grass that used to be in the Lagoon? We fished all along these shores from south … Read More

FOUL GEAR: DESTRUCTIVE FISHING GEAR & PRATICES

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For starts we contacted all sides; recreational anglers, fishing industry and business participants, commercial fishers, government officials and conservation authorities with our request for input on our new column, Foul Gear. We certainly were surprised by some of the responses we … Read More

GREEN GRASS KILLING FLORIDA

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Florida’s waterways are in peril. Increasing death rates of bottle-nose dolphins and diminishing populations of marine life are observable evidence that we are polluting our waters. If we don’t take action, the waters will “die” and become algae soups, producing … Read More

REDEFINING THE BASELINE

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A young friend, excited by a masterpiece he had discovered, recently gave me a copy of the Zac Brown Band’s newest release. I’d heard of the band, a country band hailing from Georgia, because they’ve played the popular Bonnaroo music … Read More