No Oil And Good Scalloping, Steinhatchee Is Still Paradise

July 20, 2010

I know it’s been a while since I submitted a report. I have been busy, Thank the Lord! So far we have been spared the oil impact. This is the busiest time of year for our community. Everyone, business or individual, are dependent on a successful scallop season, directly or […]

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Big Bend Fishing Is Alive And Well!

July 3, 2010

Instead of “How’s the fishing?”, the first thing most people have inquired about over the last few months has been the disaster in the Gulf, and rightfully so. It’s hard to turn on the TV or pick up a paper without being reminded of what’s going on, what’s being done […]

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Hey Gulf Lovers, We Are All Fine Here In Steinhatchee

June 24, 2010

Sure we’re concerned about oil messing up our paradise. We are preparing for the worst and hoping and praying for the best. Looking at the closure map, the closest oil is more than 150 miles away. The Governor opened Scallop season 12 days early, Thanks to Pam Wessels (Chairman of […]

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Governor Announces Free Fishing Weekend

June 16, 2010

Governor Crist announces free fishing weekend in honor of Father’s Day Even though you don’t need a license you do need to know the laws saltwater fishing regs. Sorry, this is for salties and salty daddies only. Fresh people and fresh dads still need cash on the barrel head (to […]

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Scallop Season To Open 12 days Early!

June 11, 2010

What a Great Florida Big Bend Fishing Report! From The Governor’s Website The Gainesville Sun From The FWC For immediate release: June 11, 2010 Contact: Governor’s Press Office, 850-488-5394 Lee Schlesinger (FWC), 850-487-0554 Bay scallop season to open 12 days early this year Gov. Charlie Crist has announced that the […]

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Trying To Capture Some Lost Revenues From Oil Spill

June 9, 2010

Most of you know by now that the Taylor County Commission has requested that scallop season be opened early to see if we can capture some lost revenues from those who are afraid and wait to see if the oil comes this way. FWC will be the agency to make […]

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Hey Big Bend Fish and Scallop Friends

June 8, 2010

First I want to tell you what I think about the Oil spill threat. It doesn’t look like it’s going to impact our coast on it’s own. But, if a big storm or hurricane developed in the Gulf, all bets are off. Having said all that, personally, I’m hoping and […]

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Gov. Crist has authorized FREE saltwater fishing Memorial Day weekend

May 29, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist has authorized FREE saltwater fishing this Memorial Day weekend. He wants Floridians and visitors to see firsthand that our beaches are clean and the fish are biting. It’s simple – residents and non-residents can recreationally saltwater fish on May 29, 30, and 31 without a saltwater fishing […]

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