I had the pleasure of being in Cedar Key, Sunday June, 24th. This was right when tropical storm/depression Debby decided to make her mark on the small island town. I woke up early Sunday morning to howling winds and a deluge of rain. Helps you sleep soundly, but it doesn’t help you get the hell out of town. Check out was standard 11 am, but I would have loved to stay the whole day and watched the madness unfurl. Read more..
Saturday, June 16th, my dad Dan and I made the trek from Gainesville to Cedar Key to attempt to slay the redfish. My Uncle Mac had planned to meet us over in Cedar Key, but found out Friday he had prior engagements which prevented him from making the trip. This meant there was room for one more on the ol’ Carolina Skiff.
Friend of The New Angler, B.J. Pfeiffer, went out on his G3 with a 75 Yamaha Outboard on May 26th, and had a pretty stellar day. They headed out of Cedar Key, to a highly secret and undisclosed location to catch these beautiful and tasty Cobia.
Saturday June 16th, I went out of “the hatchee” with my good buddy Allan and his dad. We had been checking the weather reports late into the night on Friday and everything indicated that we would have a strong wind out of the East most of the day. 15 to 20 knots was the general consensus. We decided to take a chance and give it shot. Read more..
Last week my daughter and I had the chance to go visit my mom and dad for my birthday and fathers day. Usually every year my father and I take a couple of days to fish to celebrate both. We did not go this time since the winds were really bad and there were other things going on. We already have a rain check planned in a couple of weeks. Never fear though New Angler friends, I still have a good short story. Read more..