Category Archives: Environment

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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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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Red Tide in the Gulf fed by the Saharan Desert?

Red Tide in the Gulf fed by the Saharan Desert? Recently an angler friend sent me a link to a study funded in part by NASA. This study looked at the effect the Saharan Desert has on red tide in … Continue reading

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Lake Okeechobee is an Enormous Problem

Lake Okeechobee is an Enormous Problem: Lake Okeechobee is enormous. Covering over 720 square miles, it’s no wonder Okeechobee is called Florida’s inland sea. My god there is over a trillion gallons of water there. But Okeechobee is also an … Continue reading

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