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On the Water: It was another hot week of fishing

August 27, 2014 Fishing inshore, offshore, the beaches, piers or bridges all had one thing in common, it was HOT! It’s typical for mid-August — days with no to very little wind to jack up the heat, add a lack of... more »»

 
 
 
Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Cod Delight

August 27, 2014 Ingredients: 1 small tomato – chopped 1/3 C finely chopped onion 2 Tbsp water 2 Tbsp canola oil 4-5 Tsp lemon juice 1 tsp dried basil 1 small garlic clove – minced 1/8 tsp salt 4 cod fillets – (4 o... more »»

On the Water: Fish cooperative over ‘dog days’ of summer

August 20, 2014 With another week of the “Dog Days” of summer in the books, anglers found many species of fish cooperative despite the heat. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Shrimp with Bacon

August 20, 2014 Ingredients: 1/2 Tbsp sour cream 1/2 Tbsp mayonnaise Juice from one lime 1/2 tsp chopped green onion 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 7 large shrimp 7 slices lean... more »»

Fear not

August 20, 2014 Charlie Brown goes to Lucy for a nickel’s worth of psychiatric help. She says,  “Charlie Brown perhaps you have hypengyophobia, which is the fear of responsibility.”  Charlie replies, “No. more »»

On the Water: Rain sparks better fishing in area waters

August 13, 2014 Over the week we experienced some days with typical summer heat, but also a good amount of rain, including one day that it never stopped raining. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Basic Shrimp and Grits

August 13, 2014 Ingredients: 3 C eater 1/2 Tbsp salt 1/4 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper 3/4 C yellow grits 1/4 stick butter 1 C shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese 1 Lb shrimp – peeled and deveined – lightly... more »»

On the Water: Dealing with those hot days on the water

August 6, 2014 Little wind and flat, calm seas are both good and bad — it’s good for making long comfortable runs offshore, but in the middle of summer, without a breeze, it can get scorching hot on the water. more »»

Catch em and cook em: Grilled Shrimp & Tomatoes with Linguini

August 6, 2014 Ingredients 8 oz uncooked linguini 16 cherry tomatoes 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Lb uncooked large shrimp – peeled and deveined 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese How to: 1. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Lime Chicken with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

July 30, 2014 Ingredients: 3/4 tsp ground coriander 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp pepper 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound) 1/3 C reduced fat sour cream 2 Tbsp salsa verde 2 Tbsp mince... more »»

On the Water: August fishing: Finding success around the weather

July 30, 2014 August in Southwest Florida means hot, sticky days, plenty of rain and often thunderstorms. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Fruits De Mer

July 23, 2014 Ingredients 1 1/4 Lbs mixed variety of fish – cut into bite size chunks 1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp minced garlic ½ C chopped roma tomato ½ C dry white wine ¼ C fresh basil – chopped Salt... more »»

On the Water: First rain followed with perfect sunny days

July 23, 2014 Over the week, we started with some rainy days but ended with full days of pretty blue skies and light wind. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Bacon Wrapped Trout With Shrimp Stuffing

July 16, 2014 Ingredients 3/4 C butter – divided 1 medium onion – diced 3 ribs celery – diced 1/2 red bell pepper – diced 2 cloves garlic – minced 8 oz uncooked, peeled shrimp – chopped 1/4 C dry white wine 1 tsp... more »»

On the Water: Anglers find success fishing the super moon

July 16, 2014 Although the weather was hot, as one would expect in July, the full (super) moon brought us great tides and at times very good fishing. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Beer Batter Fish and Chips

July 9, 2014 Ingredients 2 eggs – well beaten 1 bottle of beer 1 1/2 C flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp baking powder Flour or cornstarch for dredging How to: 1. more »»

On the Water: Snapper inshore and grouper offshore

July 9, 2014 With summer heating up, fishing both inshore and offshore continues to move along with good reports of snapper inshore and gag grouper season once again open in state waters of the gulf. more »»

On the Water: July is a great month to be on the water

July 2, 2014 As we welcome in July, summer is in full swing bringing hot, humid days and the possibility of thunderstorms almost every afternoon. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Fish Fry Batter

July 2, 2014 This one is a throwback to our days in Missouri and freshwater fishing. Today, we fish in saltwater and this recipe for batter fried fish works here just as well as it did “in the day”. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing

June 25, 2014 Ingredients Stuffing 6 Tbsp butter – cubed 1 small onion – finely chopped 1/4 C finely chopped celery 1/4 C finely chopped green pepper 1 Lb uncooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and chopped 1/4 C bee... more »»

On the Water: Summer fishing has arrived in Southwest Florida

June 25, 2014 The official start to summer brought sunny warm days and an overall good weekend to spend on the water. more »»

 
 

 

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Gone Fishing

August 24, 2014 Norm's Tasting Notes August 19 . Time to go fishing again, so no Norm's Tasting Notes for a few week. more »

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