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Over the last 400 years, many ships have used Florida’s coastal waters. From settlers to explorers, many have left their trace on the blue waters that surround the Sunshine State. We have put together three of the greatest wrecks that you can still dive and see.
Fishermen are Fishermen. The keys to success are the same. I don’t care if you’re fishing for bass in a local pond, fly fishing a world class river or trolling the gulf stream for marlin. Your still fishing – your tactics are different. A rigged ballyhoo used for ocean trolling is often as large as a quality trout from a small stream. It’s just a matter of scale. Most books, articles, radio… Read More
I fished the South Yuba river from a drift boat with a friend last week. We caught some small trout on nymphs using 5 weight fly line, indicators and lead weight. I started calling the indicator a bobber and the boat got really small.
I recently reread The Old Man and the Sea. My daughter, a junior in High School, recently was given the book as an assignment. I love this book and was excited when she came to me with questions. They started with “Why did he think the sea was like a woman.” OK, this could be fun. And yes, she laughed when I told her it was because the sea has moods. The questions… Read More
Looking at a chart is one thing. Flying over it in a helicopter is another. In October my daughter, girlfriend and I took a 45 minute flight from Marathon airport over the backcountry. It’s a great way to see things that are invisible from the water or on paper. There were several trenches that were visible, similar to where Mac found the nuke in Wood’s Reef. We saw bullsharks and large rays cruising… Read More
Tuna Tango comes from by background as a contractor. I took this job in 1993. With a reputation for taking on difficult projects, I was never one to turn down jobs that people said “couldn’t be done.”
I recently got a review about having to suspend your disbelief in order to read Wood’s Wall so I thought I might clear up what is real and what is pulled out of my A**.
Travis McGee, the main character of John D MacDonalds books is the reason that I am here, maybe even the person I have become. Without Travis, I don’t know if I would ever have become a reader and certainly never a writer.