Author Archives: Eric

Farewell again – for good this time…?

As I sit here under the Tiki hut at 11:30 at night watching the still water and listening to the distant rumble of thunder, I am filled with emotions.  Is this really it?  Will we be back again?  I have … Continue reading

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Mahi!

We got into a giant school of Dolphin fish (Mahi-Mahi) yesterday afternoon and caught them until we thought our arms would fall off. They weren’t huge but these fish are very aggressive and when you get into a school of … Continue reading

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Just another few days in paradise

The past few days we’ve been taking it easy, catching more fish and even doing some sight-seeing (well, sights we’re pretty familiar with). We’ve caught some more eating sized snapper and will add to those and have another fish dinner … Continue reading

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Celebration Weekend

Saturday was Allison’s 13th birthday so we had a custom-designed day by her. The first item was to try and catch dinner which means either Snapper or Dolphin (mahi).  Since the wind was pretty calm, we decided to give the … Continue reading

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Backcountry Slam

On our second day we did something different.  We hired a backcountry guide to take us to the far inshore waters to try and catch a fish we’ve never caught – Snook.  It was slow getting started but our guide … Continue reading

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Wow…

What a first day.  We got here yesterday afternoon, un-packed and got re-familiarized with all the “stuff” at the house – then headed out for a sunset dinner at Lorelei.  Hard to describe how great that felt.  Being here again … Continue reading

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Prom Night 2015

Michael and Kayla on their way to Jr./Sr. Prom

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Dog days

The rain quit on the third day and the calm conditions returned.  In fact – really calm conditions.  It is hot but I’ll take this over the wind keeping us from being able to go anyplace. We’ve been back  on … Continue reading

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Landlocked

Well, day 2 of being stuck on land due to massive thunderstorms moving through constantly.  We actually got run off the water on Saturday by a thunderstorm and haven’t been able to get back out yet.  Looks like today is … Continue reading

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We’re Back….

Arrived in Islamorada Tuesday afternoon got settled and made a bee line for my favorite dinner/sunset spot at Lorelei. Since then we have spent three great days fishing.  The wind has been down allowing us to go just about anywhere … Continue reading

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