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When Life Gives You Jack Crevalle Instead of Snook

Last night a friend and I were discussing how our life plans don’t often lead in the direction we intend or thought possible. which evolved into discussing the importance of observing all that is around and not having a spotlight view of our world. But let’s talk fishing for a minute.

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Wearing a life Vest

Wearing a life vest while kayak fishing So yea, the guy that has paddled all over the country for over 40 years wears a life vest, maybe you should too. At least now I do anyhow. Are you wearing a life vest? Sunday Morning Fishing Before the sun lit the new day, I paddled out … Continue reading »

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Swamp Buggy Racing

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY! The Swamp Buggy Racing! Racing like you’ve never seen before!

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Fishing Pine Island FL

Time for some skinny water fishing at Pine Island FL Shallow saltwater water fishing is one thing I have always wanted to explore more. Basically, I saw it as my retirement endeavor. The dream was to retire somewhere like the Outer Banks of North Caroline or Pine Island FL and purchase a flats skiff. The … Continue reading »

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Everglades Tour

Christmas Everglades Tour Like I had said in my last post, I’m trying to catch up with all that has been going on since I got here in Florida. Back in December a few of us FEMA folks who were not able to go home for Christmas decided to enjoy a day off and go … Continue reading »

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Fishing for Jack Crevalle in South Florida

My first fish in Florida – Jack crevalle The last few months have been full of change and with these changes I have decided to resume posting on Augie’s Adventures. However, I’m running a little behind. The following story was written a few weeks ago. I hope to be caught up shortly.

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Sneaky Goose Hunt

Taking advantage of Maryland’s late season resident goose season I have not waterfowl hunted much this hunting season. The schedule seemed to accommodate chasing whitetails more than goose hunting. At some point last week, I realized I still had time to get out and enjoy a goose hunt or two. The Maryland late season resident … Continue reading »

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Coins on a Gravestone

Coins Placed on a Soldier’s Gravestone Last Sunday in the cold winter weather with a light dusting of snow on the ground, I traveled to Arlington National Cemetery for a photoshoot. Right before Christmas, at the request of a friend, I photographed a family friend’s tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery. After our FaceBook conversation of … Continue reading »

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Choosing The Right Vehicle

  The topic of which vehicle do I buy for an overlanding vehicle has been popping up regularly in a few Facebook groups I follow and the answers always seem to be something like, “I’ve got XYZ and it is the best for overlanding, you should get one just like me.” Thing is, the commenter’s needs and … Continue reading »

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Traveling Incognito / Overlander Style

Traveling Incognito Overlander Style The trend in the 4×4 world these days seems to bolt on as much stuff to the outside of the truck, jeep or SUV to give it that “overlander” look. Roof top tents, extra fuel tanks and traction aids mounted on the rear bumper with the spare tire are just a … Continue reading »

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