Category Archives: Environment

The Red Tide Lingers

The Red Tide Lingers: Down here we just had 10 days of below normal temperatures coupled with serious high winds. Several mornings were in the 30’s and one dipped to freezing. Now that may not sound like much to you … Continue reading

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A Red Tide for Christmas

A Red Tide for Christmas:  A couple days back, I got out early once again to take advantage of a decent morning tide. Right off it became apparent, however, all wasn’t well on the flats. The water was murky for … Continue reading

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Water Temperature Fluctuations on the Flat

Water Temperature Fluctuations on the Flat: We just had four mornings in a row  in the low to mid forties. Folks, that’s chilly for southwest Florida. Obviously those nippy dawns also had an effect on water temperature. Prior the shallow … Continue reading

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Has Irma Damaged the Flats?

Has Irma Damaged the Flats?  Not so long ago, here in Florida hurricane Irma charged through Charlotte Harbor. It sucked a lot of water out, exposing acres of the  bottom to high winds. Now months later, the question was this … Continue reading

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Irma Cometh

Irma Cometh: Well, I got out of Dodge..make that Punta Gorda. Flew back to Connecticut last night. Hurricane Irma cometh to town. She just looked too big, too strong, and too aimed at Florida for me to ride it out … Continue reading

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