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Redfish on a handline

It was a slow summer night, the air was thick and the breeze was not strong enough to keep the no-see-ums at bay.  Around 2 am on a Sunday night, the pier was almost empty.  This particular location is only a couple of miles from the inlet, so I figured it was not a bad spot to try our luck. …

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Fort De Soto Fishing Workshop – 2016

Saturday March 26th, 2016 at Fort De Soto Park in Tierra Verde , FL. The event will start at 9am and it is FREE. If you are interested in participating, please register by filling out the form at the end of the post. This will be an introductory hands-on workshop on handline fishing.  No fishing experience is necessary, we’ll loan you a …

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Survival Fishing

People often think of cataclysmic events when they prep, but approximately 3.5 million people experience homelessness in the US every year.  Most homelessness is invisible, they dress like normal people and surprisingly many have jobs.  These are also survival scenarios, that if you are living paycheck-to-paycheck, could happen to you.  But you don’t have to be homeless to benefit from fishing, it could …

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Survival Fishing Workshop – Video

The workshop took place at Tomoka State Park, on Saturday 5th, 2016. It was a great success, the weather was spectacular and everyone had a great deal of fun. My friend Joel Graves, an instructor from Sigma 3 survival school joined us, and we spent the day fishing and learning about primitive methods of building fish traps, creating fire and seasoning fish with …

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Survival Fishing Workshop

We are organizing a survival fishing workshop, to be held on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at Tomoka State Park in Ormond Beach, FL. The event will start at 10 am and it is FREE. If you are interested in participating, please register by filling out the form and at the end of the post. This will be an introductory hands-on workshop on …

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Marooned on an uninhabited island (episode 1)

This post is one in a series of articles that explore various survival scenarios.   Join me in the exploration of a hypothetical journey, fraught with danger as we try not just to stay alive, but to thrive Robinson Crusoe style. The storm came out of nowhere, like a bandit in the night, robbing you of your precious antennas, essentially turning …