Author Archive: Judie Mackie

We Chose Fernandina Beach

When my husband knelt on one knee and asked for my hand in marriage, I replied, “Yes, but only if we move to Amelia Island!”

Welcome Kingfish Tournament Anglers

There are plenty of trucks pulling boat trailers heading to Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island for the 27th Annual Tournament of Champions Kingfish Tournament. This is a Southern Kingfish Association sanctioned event and brings some of the most experience anglers…
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Trusting Your Inner Instincts

Instinct is reactionary to certain stimuli. The animal kingdom shows us this in feeding habits, mating, and fighting.

Fishing for King Mackerel in Florida

We were after the King Mackerels, but the Barricuda were hitting the kings before we could get them into the boat, biting most of them completely in half.

The Parrot Flower

The Parrot Flower is exceptional in beauty and hardly looks real.

Teens are Abusing Prescription Pills

Are you providing drugs to your teen? Our kids are taking pills they get them from friends and family and no one knows the drugs are even missing!

Stuffed Jalapenos on the Grill

I have received so many compliments on the following recipe. This is a MUST-DO if you like hot and spicy! This recipe is a wonderful, fresh alternative to traditional Jalapeno Poppers that are breaded, stuffed with cream cheese or cheddar,…
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Rehabilitating Pete

The Fernandina Pirates Club coordinated the restoration and unveiling of the wooden sculpture of a pirate, Peg Leg Pete.