Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

“Hitchhiker” Snook

Hitchhiker Snook: During the last week we’ve had some decent tides for “tailing” reds. So I’ve been getting on the water before dawn hoping for a shot. Now conditions aren’t bad. The water is clear and cooling,  and the wind … Continue reading

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The Red Tide has Eased off a Bit

The Red Tide has Eased off a Bit:  Hurricane Michael pushed a fair amount of red tide north into the panhandle. Bad news for them; good news for us. But a shift in the wind could easily change things in … Continue reading

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The Fishery is Closed!

The Fishery is Closed! Well I haven’t posted in a while. If you have been watching the national news you may know why. The Gulf coast of Florida, from Sarasota to Naples, is facing a heart breaking natural disaster. And … Continue reading

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Another Shot at “Tailing” Reds

Another Shot at “Tailing” Reds The rain to our immediate southeast had slid offshore and the breeze was dropping with the light. Coupled with it we had a ebbing tide about to turn. You got to love it. Things were … Continue reading

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Blue Green Algae in Charlotte Harbor ?

Blue Green Algae in Charlotte Harbor ? Yesterday I spent part of the day in the kayak. Water temperature? 88 degrees plus. No surprise I guess; July was the hottest July ever recorded in these parts.  As you can imagine … Continue reading

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