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Destination Bird Island

(That spec of blue is our cooler while unloading the rest of our gear from the boat. Rule of thumb – SAVE THE COOLER FIRST!!!) Destination, Bird Island By: Jamie Deonas If you have boated any length of time in…
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25 Seaports to Receive 74 Honors in AAPA’s 2008 awards Program

(Press release) ALEXANDRIA, VA ‚Äì The American Association of Port Authorities, a trade group representing leading port authorities throughout the western hemisphere, has selected 25 seaports to be recognized for exemplary projects, programs and initiatives at its annual awards program…
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Gustav, And the Price of Gas

Gustav, And the Price of Gas Written by: Nick Deonas Just in time for the Labor Day weekend, another bit of bad news. Gustav, the latest storm to threaten the US is projected to hit the gulf coast. Of course…
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Bizarre Animal Facts

Bizarre Animal Facts Compiled by: Judie Mackie Butterflies taste with their feet. A duck’s quack does not echo and no one knows why. More people fear spiders more than they do death. A crocodile cannot stick its

Surf fishing

Surf fishing By: Jamie Deonas Now that tropical storm Fay has past us and Amelia Island is starting to dry out we are seeing an unbelievable explosion of surf fishing. When a tropical storm comes through our area

Cocktails

White Russian By: Judie Mackie Vodka Coffee liqueur (Kahlua) Cream or milk Fill your glass with ice. Put vodka in your glass up to the 1/3 line. Add enough Kahlua to make your glass 1/2 full. Make sure your glass…
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Carmel Corn

This is a great Friday or Saturday night treat to enjoy whether watching a movie or simply sitting around solving all the problems of the world. This quick and easy recipe will do the trick! Caramel Corn Submitted by: Nick…
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Nationwide Beach Clean Up

The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest volunteer event of its kind. Last year, 378,000 volunteers from 76 countries and 45 states cleared six million pounds of trash from oceans and waterways and