Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

Do All Redfish have Spots?

Do All Redfish have Spots? Back three years ago, I did a post asking how many spots can a redfish have. It was just an interesting conversation point. My friend Dave and I used to joke about it. Nothing much … Continue reading

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Signs in the Winter Woods

It was good hike on some nicely maintained trails. And we saw many signs in the winter wood. Critters? Nope. Continue reading

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Charlotte Harbor is in Trouble

Charlotte Harbor is in Trouble In 2013, I moved to Punta Gorda, Florida. At that time, Charlotte Harbor was listed as a pristine estuary, perhaps the healthiest in the state. That’s no longer the case as this article points out … Continue reading

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Tailing Reds in Pine Island Sound

Tailing Reds in Pine Island Sound My friend Dave and his buddy Andy caught some nice “tailing” redfish inPine Island Sound. If you’re unfamiliar with Pine Island Sound, it sits behind three islands -Sanibel, Captiva, and Cayo Costa – off … Continue reading

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Are Menhaden Making a Comeback?

Are Menhaden Making a Comeback? Many years ago menhaden were prolific along the shores of Long Island Sound. So abundant that mass die offs occured in some back bays due to low oxygen. I kid you not. That all changed … Continue reading

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