Bronze Age

A tale of tails, brooms that sweep at the sky, telling V’s or bronzed backs glimmering as they hump the surface of the water. Two young...

Rats and Flats

I was finally able to drag Drew into some back water, and she caught her first flounder. It was a beautiful day, but the water was...

House of the Biting Flies

Mosquito Gold... Plan A: go with Marcio to Mosquito Lagoon and chase reds with an outboard. Plan B: After working getting into the water...

South Central Style

It's been a great week off from work... Today was the last day so I decided to get up before light and find some water. There was a pull...

Mosquito Bronze

It's hard to put into words, feelings about a place; though love sure comes to mind, it is a bit over used. You told me you love your...

Producto Underhill

Not the best fishing day, 16 mile per hour winds and clear blue skies, but I can't wait to try out my new Yak.... I built  an anchor...

Rebel Red, You down with OPD?

Lily looking for Gar at Econ. We have been out a few times with the bow, and she has only been able to take a handful shots. We couldn't...

Green Spaces

Lily has always preferred the more direct approach when fishing. She doesn't have my patience and persistence with rod and reel and would...

"Potato Eating"

Apopka, in the Seminole language, means Potato eating people, of course, but some translate it "trout eating". There are, however, no...

St. Pete and St. John

Last Sunday we dropped Lily off at Science camp... Drew went to her great grandmother's and grandmother's for the week. They drop her off...

The Other Half

We finally got back to the Econ, and and I finally kept my promise to paddle the second half of the trail. I prefer the cooler time of...

I Found My Thrill

On Pleasant Hill Road, where the possibilities are many, we found a nice paddle, giant bluegill, red bellies, and oh yea, those one's...

Shingle All The Way

This was to be my third attempt at exploring Shingle Creek with my daughter. The first time Lily wanted to see the creek and hunt for...

It's 8:30...

Yes, girls fish too, but only the coolest ones. I was deep into that REM sleep, counting hook sets and big girls, when a knock came to my...

The Economy of Bass and Scales

Back at the Little Econ, but this time with my oldest daughter and a canoe. We launched at 419 and took the first leg of it, which is...

Torpedoes and Submarines

Thursday and Friday this week saw me getting a few hits but closing the deal on nothing. My little brother took six bass the other day on...

Spruce Creek Flap Jacks

A clear head, no allergy, sinus pressure, and there is a wonderful salt breeze; this is an earthly sort of heaven for me. It's Friday and...

Banded Together

Matt loves to take these sort of drives into the undeveloped areas, where the possibility for an encounter of the natural kind increases....

S.O.S

Thursday night was an awesome numbers night for me. I took 19 bass, but nothing over 2.5, and I will trade numbers for weight any day. It...

A little Mini Magic

Lily decided to do a late night expedition with me and Brian Montgomery. Once she heard how I took 15 fish the night before, she felt the...

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