Going Boating, Catching Fish in February’s Clear Water

On a recent Thursday we had sun and warmth and finally took the boat out. The boat ramp was very busy. I can park the truck and trailer which helps so my son can back the boat away from the ramp and make room for others, but crowded lots make me nervous. If I misjudged…

Our Little Boat Fishing Trip Looking For Keepers

Went out on the little boat yesterday and three of us tried our best to catch a keeper. If we wanted to eat a meal of catfish, we could easily have done so. I caught a couple of large cats when we stopped one of the backwater canals for a swim and then fished from…

Get Out On The Water in a Gheenoe

Sport fishing is a favorite pastime in Florida and the fish are plentiful.  Fishing from shore is easy enough, but getting out on the water means spending money (lots of money) on a boat.  Or does it? When I was in Florida this past summer my son’s friend had come by to go fishing at…

Fishing in Florida For Redfish

My son recently bought a little boat so he could go out on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and do some fishing. One of the most sought after fish on the east coast, around Mosquito Lagoon, is the Redfish. My son was lucky the other day and caught one that is the perfect size to keep….

The Poor Man’s (Woman’s) Boat

  Wouldn’t we all love to have a big beautiful boat – tied to the long dock in front of our lake front home, river or waterway?  Well, I sure would.  We owned a pontoon for a few years and going out on that was most wonderful.  Of course we had to tow it for…