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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.
Wharton State Forest float trip down the Batsto River When I first started to research the New Jersey Pine Barrens and the Wharton State Forest in New Jersey, I was pleasantly intrigued by the blue lines marking creeks and the little launch site symbols on the Wharton State Forest map. My excitement grew even more … Continue reading
Augie’s Adventures – Shad Fishing Report According to my fishing journal, last year the shad fishing was the best the second week of April or there about. But the weather was too nice not to give it a try yesterday afternoon. So, on March 24, 2016, I headed over to Fletcher’s Cove and put the boat … Continue reading
Augie’s Successful Hog Hunt Flood waters slapped the front bumper. We had driven 4oo miles to South Carolina for a hog hunt, only to get denied reaching our riverside camp due to flooded roads. I smiled to Larry. The adventure had begun.
Bending Branches Kayak Paddle Review Last summer I purchased an Old Town NEXT canoe, which is a hybrid canoe / kayak for a solo paddler. I’ve been super happy with the boat but I felt I was not getting the most out of it because of the paddle I was using. A bunch of years ago I … Continue reading
My NEXT Canoe Since the age of ten I have been paddling canoes. When I gained a few coins in my pockets, I purchased a few “real” boats with motors. Then I sold those noisy and messy things and continued to paddle in peace. After all these years I think I finally found my last canoe. … Continue reading
Washington DC was filled to capacity with visitors gawking at the spring time cherry blossoms. They can have the pretty little flowers, I had fish to catch. Recently, I had learned of a historic place of fishing lore, Fletcher’s Cove. Shad fishing was once the welcoming spring ritual for me. If you wanted to find … Continue reading
The last couple posts have been about my trip to Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina over Thanksgiving. I thought I should explain a little bit about why we chose Ocracoke for our Thanksgiving vacation.
An Early Morning Kayaking the Pamlico Sound There were two things I wanted to accomplish during my week on Ocracoke Island. The first was to catch a big Red Drum in the surf. The second was to shoot a few pintails and mallards in the salt marshes. In the end, I did neither. Monday evening … Continue reading
Three kayaks and one canoe leaned against the shed sitting in the mud. The wind regularly blew them over and across the yard. The situation was less than ideal. I needed to do something. For a while I had kept the fleet of paddle boats in the garage, but mom wanted her garage back, so … Continue reading