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Everglades Needs Help

Just another story of big business trying to destroy critical habitat for profits.  Buying out politicians and backing out of a land deal that would provide a holding area for the toxic water coming from the agricultural land surrounding it is what the company US Sugar is trying to do.  Without clean fresh water to … Continue reading »

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Southwest Florida on the Fly

A few days ago I got back from a family vacation to SW Florida where I of course made some time to go fishing.  I’ve visited this area my whole life and since picking up a fly rod I’ve looked at it very differently.  My dad used to own an offshore boat that we would … Continue reading »

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Southwest Florida Snook

Snook in southwest Florida start moving from deep structure to the shallow passes and beaches along the gulf coast in late spring/early summer to spawn.  Last June my cousin and I spent a week down in Naples and got to witness snook cruising in the surf ambushing baitfish in just inches of water.  I’m hoping … Continue reading »

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Southwest Florida: part 2

Here are a few more photos from my trip to Marco Island, Florida back in early June. This guy asked me if he could use one of the mackerel that I caught for shark bait and of course I said yes.  I would have loved to watch this guy tangle with a shark!!  but instead … Continue reading »

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Everglades Adventure

I got back from Southwest Florida over a week ago and have been too busy with work and family stuff to get to the computer to share my experience until now.  We arrived in Naples, Florida early in the day with enough time to stop at the local fly shop to pick up some leaders, … Continue reading »

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Tarpon Dreams….

Last week my family and I took a trip to Marco Island Florida. We’ve been vacationing there as long as I can remember, but only in recent years when I started fly fishing did I discover that our vacation spot if Florida was a fishermans paradise! Marco Island is on the gulf side of the … Continue reading »

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