Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

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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A Week of Tides, A Week of Wind

A Week of Tides, A Week of Wind Last week we were on the building side of a full moon, and along with it came low tides in the evening. Adding to the suspense, there were very few late day … Continue reading

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Redbreast 12 Year Old, Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Redbreast 12 Year Old, Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey The good tides are returning. By Sunday they will arrive, and if the winds cooperate and the storms stay silent, it will be again time to stalk the flats for “tailing” … Continue reading

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