Category Archives: General Update

That’s My Boy

It’s hard to express how proud I am of Michael right now (and I can feel my Dad grinning from ear to ear).  When he told me this summer he wanted to join JROTC when he went to High School … Continue reading

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Rockport

The kids and I are near the end of a nice visit with my Dad and his clan in Rockport. Even Aunt Cyndee was here again for a bit – which always means fun .   We haven’t been able … Continue reading

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Home Again

Well, we’re back home after our latest adventure. On the second day, between thunderstorms, we managed to get out and catch a few more trout and one small red.   BTW – the little place we stayed in Oriental was … Continue reading

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Oriental NC

Apparently we couldn’t stand just sitting at home and not fishing. So here we are in Oriental, NC – about 5 1/2 hours from home on the “inner banks”.  We’re having to dodge thunderstorms and some wind, but having a … Continue reading

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One Particular Harbor

  Tonight we say farewell to Islamorada again.   I’m always a little sad when I leave this place.  As Jimmy said, this is my “One Particular Harbor”.  But, I really could not live here.  I love NC and actually … Continue reading

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Island Days

Over the past several days we’ve done a ton of stuff but it has also been very relaxing and a general great time.  We have cracked a fresh coconut, caught dolphin (mahi), chased flying fish, met dolphin (mammals) on the … Continue reading

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Alligator Reef

Today was a nice calm day on the ocean so, in between dolphin fishing, we stopped for lunch and a snorkel at Alligator Reef.  This is a popular place in the area as it is an 8-10 foot deep reef … Continue reading

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Tarpon Feeding

Wind still up today so a relaxed schedule.  We took it easy and then went to Robbie’s to feed the tarpon.  Followed by lunch at the Hungry Tarpon next door (on the patio – the wind at least makes it … Continue reading

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Day One

A successful first full day.  The wind kicked up on us a bit making us have to change plans a bit but we still got out to fish and then ended the day at my favorite evening spot down here … Continue reading

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Islamorada Day 0

We arrived today about 4:15 and got right to one of our regular spots – The Islamorada Fish Company.  By boat, of course… Islamorada Day 0

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