Thursday, May 25, 2017

Saltwater Environment Can Be Deadly

 By John Roche, Park Ranger We have come to regard the soothing qualities and atmosphere of the saltwater scene as benign, yielding nothing but a relaxing escape from the cares of the everyday world. Yet...

Wader’s Paradise

By Steve Waters  Wader's paradise - Gulf Coast offers lots of places to cast from shore  Great adventures  September 18, 2008|By Steve Waters, Sentinel Staff Writer

When Guides Go On Vacation

By Neil Taylor, Strikethreekayakfishing.com So many people have asked, "What does a fishing guide do on vacation?"  It is a fair question and those who know me well enough already know the answer. With yet another...

A Giant of a Fisherman

  Jim Plastic, aka "Schnook" and "Freemirrolure Jim" A few years back I started thinking about all the fishing adventures I’ve had in the last few decades and decided I’d put pen to paper and try...

Goodbye to an old Friend

Personal memories of Captain Mel Berman  By Frank SargeantOutdoors CorrespondentFranksargeant@bellsouth.net Many of us will always hear his voice, somewhere in the back of our heads, every time we step into a boat or release a fish...

Mel is short for “mellifluous”

http://owaa.org/ou/2010/04/memoir-captain-mel-berman/ By Jim Junttila, Michigan's Northernmost Outdoors Writer Egrets, herons and ibis stealthily waded the shadowy shoreline shallows, pelicans perched on pilings, and cormorants skimmed the surface like fish-seeking missiles in the dawn's early light, all...

The Passing of Mel Berman (SP Times)

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/capt-mel-berman-voice-of-the-gulf-coast-fishing-scene-dies-at-81/1071049 Capt. Mel Berman, voice of the Gulf Coast fishing scene, dies at 81 By Terry Tomalin, Times Outdoors-Fitness Editor In Print: Saturday, February 6, 2010 To thousands of loyal anglers, he was Capt. Mel, the voice of...

Mel and his MirrOlures

Memories of Capt. Mel and His MirrOlures by Michael "SnookMook" Wilson Publication date:  July 24, 2010 The recent passing of Tampa Bay-area radio and fishing personality Capt. Mel Berman, left a void in the hearts and ears...

Mel and JayB

It's not the end result, it's the journey" Originally introduced  by Mel and Ginny's daughter Debbie, they shared a lot together.  Men of considerable wit, intelligence and "drive", Mel and Jay shared a number of...

A Passion For Fishing

by Capt. Woody Gore on February 6, 2010 Captain Mel Berman was my friend and he passed away at the age of 81 this past Friday due to complications from heart surgery. I was fortunate...