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By CAM Staff A truck load of kayaks from Confluence Outdoors was overnighted to Texas for use in water rescues.

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ur grandfathers used old-school bamboo fly rods to create some of the greatest fishing stories of all time. That most of these stories took place on famous trout streams still influences what people think about bamboo’s place in fly fishing. Caleb Turner, of Turner Bamboo Fly Rods, has a different take on bamboo rods in the modern world. “Bamboo has a special place in the very heart of fly fishing, from the great western streams to the small streams of the Appalachians, but they don’t come to mind when people are talking the salt flats,” Caleb said. According to the Turners, there’s a misconception that there are no fast action bamboo fly rods, and that only the fastest action rods can be used in saltwater. Most rod makers and bamboo enthusiasts know this isn’t only untrue… it isn’t even the point.

“The feel found in bamboo rods is often confused with action for people picking up a bamboo rod for the first time,” Caleb said. “When they feel the action in the rod, they often over accelerate their forward cast causing them to lose energy in the line.” Caleb’s recommendation is to let the rod do the work, and to concentrate on technique. “It’s easier to feel when the rod is loaded with bamboo, and this really comes more into play for us on the flats than trout streams,” he said. What the Turners do differently than most other bamboo rod makers is cater to saltwater fly fishing. They are located in Mississippi right next to some of the most technical redfish flats on the Gulf Coast. “We design our saltwater fly rods with a fast action for stiff winds and quick-moving redfish that spook way more easily than their Louisiana counterparts,” Caleb said. With water the same color as the redfish, wind, and the need to have eyes of an Osprey, fly fishing the Mississippi Gulf Coast is more like bonefishing. “Bamboo gives us the action we need, the feel we need, and it’s able to load up at short distances but also extend a long cast to extremely wary redfish found around here.” Caleb said. “Tonkin cane grows in a 30-square-kilometer area in the Orient’s Sui River Valley. It is praised as the strongest species of bamboo with the greatest thickness of power fibers. These power fibers are what give bamboo rods what they have more than other material used in crafting fly rods, their touch. Despite what action you desire, bamboo rods offer a certain touch you just can’t get with anything else. If a rod is designed correctly, you can have all the action you need and still have that great feel. The rod lets you know when it’s loaded instead of having to figure out the timing for that individual rod.” In short, bamboo fly rods definitely have their place in modern performing fly rods. Accuracy, touch and presentation are things bamboo rod makers strive for in crafting their rods. If you get a hold of a quality rod, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by all the things it can do. For more information on bamboo fly rods or Turner Bamboo Fly Rods visit www.turnerflyrods.com or email caleb@turnerflyrods.com.

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POST IRMA FISHING The mullet run will be in full effect providing anglers with shots at tarpon, jacks, and sharks just to name a few. Over the reefs kingfish and bonito will dominate the scene providing steady action to all. Anglers can cash by either using live bait like pilchards or herring and/or trolling with planers and spoons. If trolling and live bait isn’t your thing, you can anchor up and target bottoms fish like yellowtail, muttons, and grouper. Exactly how deep you drop the hook will depend on current and which species you’re trying to target. Yellowtail can be targeted from about 50’-90’ of water depending on conditions. The key is to have quality fresh bait and to keep the chum flowing. Light tackle will get you the most bites although you may loose a few. Well, that’s pretty much it for right now. Don’t forget that you can keep up with all of the action by following us on FACEBOOK, Instagram, and Twitter. If you like watching some of the action, be sure to check out my YOUTUBE page for the latest video additions. Tight Lines,

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Our marina suffered significant damage but repairs are quickly being made and things will be back to normal real soon. My personal dock suffered little damage so I should be back on track by the time this issue hits the newsstand. Most of the damage came as a result of sailboats that broke free from their anchorage and either sank or washed ashore by the storm surge. Unfortunately, some did not prepare ahead of the storm or failed to execute their hurricane plan. Events like this one remind all of us just how important it is to be prepared. Getting back to get back to fishing. As we continue to clean up and make repairs fishing will be heating up. Storms of this caliber are part of the natural cycle and bring with them pros and cons. The downside brings with it shifting sandbars and lots

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Not all fly fishing in salt water is outfits that cost thousands of dollars and hard work searching for difficult species. For just good fun you need a 9 or 10 weight outfit with a reasonably smooth drag and a intermediate sinking line. Compliment this outfit with some number 2 and 1/0 clouser

minnow flies in white, green and white and yellow and white and you should be ready to fish. I like a 15 pound tippet and you are ready to close the deal. Your targets in the fall can range from ladyfish, bluefish, assorted jacks and mackerel along beaches , inside inlets and around

near shore navigational aids to bonito, tuna or mahi offshore. Always bring a couple of boxes of chum and a box of glass minnows for firing up the bite. In all situations, birds will usually start your game. On your best days the birds will be wheeling and diving over foaming water and baitfish. In this situation it is best to drift down on the action with your engine off if at all possible. At least approach at low speed, but use a fast retrieve in the boiling action. When the surface action is slow, anchor upstream of a fish attracting structure of submerged reef or artificial reef. Hang a chum bag off the boat and spice your chum with occasional pinches of glass minnows.

Blue runners, bonitos, mangrove snappers, yellowtail snapper and mackerel may soon appear. Frequently a very slow retrieve with small twitches of the fly will produce good action fishing in your chum line. Jacks and mackerel may want a fast retrieve. Offshore you are targeting mahi and tunas. When you find mahi, it is very important to keep your fly out of the water till you can keep it away from the mahi. If a couple mahi swim up to your fly, and it doesn’t try to escape, then that school of mahi will not try to eat that fly. You HAVE to play keep away when dealing with mahi. For tuna, generous chumming spiced with glass minnows will frequently bring assorted tuna to your boat. Let some birds show you where to start, then run against the current for a quarter mile, shut down and start chumming with your ground chum spiced with glass minnows. In almost all these situations we are targeting fish under 5 pounds and the action is just good challenging fun, but when that giant bull mahi, amberjack or kingfish shows up, it will be a dream catch. In almost all these situations, you can improve the game with a livewell full of small pilchards. Don’t over chum with the live bait. You can fill the fish up before they fall for your fly.

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Never tried alligator hunting in South Florida? Well you should. Florida alligator hunting mixes traditional spot and stalk hunting with a bit of fishing skill set. Alligators are awesome game, very power, and exceptionally smart animals. Gator hunting is an adrenaline pumping experience from start to finish! These powerful creatures will test your bravery and strength, and if you are successful you will be rewarded with some of the best tasting game Florida has to offer. In Florida we have a very healthy alligator population which is regulated by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. An established hunting season runs during the months of August to November. Alligator hunting is highly regulated and

requires permits which are obtained via a lottery system, this can be done online, or at a local tax collector’s office. For more information visit www.myfwc.com. If selected a hunter receives 2 tags. People wishing to assist a permit holder may also purchase an alligator trapping agent license which allows them to assist and participate in the harvest. I recommend going with a group of hunters who have hunted gators before. It takes experience in locating them, as well as successfully snagging them or baiting them. It also takes experience in handling these animals to safely harvest them. In order to harvest one of these, one must be very stealthy and be able to accurately cast a weight snag hook often during

pure darkness, and in between or over heavy vegetation. This is the most common technique to capture an alligator. A good tip for accurately casting is hooking on a 3-4inch glow stick onto the barb. This allows you to see where your hook landed and allows for easy tracking before you attempt to snag the alligator. Other legal methods of taking gator is crossbow, gig, spear, harpoons, and spear guns. The best time to hunt alligators is night time or first light. Make

9.7 alligator harvested in the South Florida Stormwater Treatment Areas. Taken by snag hook. Top: Capt.Joey Cabrera. Bottom: Asher Forsythe with his father Jordan Forsythe, Eric Abrahamson and Brian Licari 6 MIAMI

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Since 1988, Florida’s statewide alligator harvest has been nationally and internationally recognized as a model program for the sustainable use of a natural resource. Each year, alligator management units are established with appropriate harvest quotas to provide recreational opportunities for Floridians and nonresidents who are at least 18 years old to take up to 2 alligators per permit. Applicants who are awarded a permit must pay for two CITES tags and an Alligator Trapping License, or provide proof of possession of an Alligator Trapping License valid through the end of the alligator harvest season. A Florida hunting license is not required to participate in the statewide alligator hunt.


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SNOOK SEASON 2017

Brian N., of Hialeah, on opening snook season.

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Snook season is upon us, and anglers statewide are taking to piers, inlets, jetties, and even spillways for their chance at harvesting one of Florida’s most hard fighting and delicious gamefish. Snook are incredible game fish. They can be caught on the flats, in the inlets, off piers and jetties, and even deep into local canal systems that are purely freshwater. Want a shot at catching a keeper “slot” snook? Go to where the masses reside. What do I mean by this? Stick to your piers, inlets, and jetties. Snook congregate in these

areas and it increases your odds on catching a fish that can be legally harvested. Florida has an established slot size of 28 to 32 inches on the Atlantic coast, and 28- 33 inches in Gulf waters. This system has proven difficult for anglers to achieve, and many times snook capture are too big or too small to harvest. By fishing areas that are plentiful with groups of feeding fish, it helps to weed through fish in order to find the magic number. Make sure to fish bait that the snook are eating. Look for birds and bait pods to see what snook

are targeting. During the next couple months snook will transition from white bait, to migrating mullet so keep an eye out and match the hatch. It is important to fish quality fluorocarbon leaders of at least 30-40lb test ratings. Snook are notorious for running to structure, and their gill plates wreak havoc on leader lines. Don’t be a statistic, be prepared! Please remember to handle these fish carefully. If you fish piers or bridges make sure to utilize drop nets or “snook slings” . Proper handling of big breeder fish is crit-

ical in maintaining healthy snook populations. Don’t forget that snook have been on the rebound since the “Freeze” of late 2009. Do you part, and protect the resource. Visit myfwc.com for all regulations regarding snook. Interested on snook fishing on the flats? Feel free to contact me at www.fishsouthwater.com Tight lines

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ANIMALS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA Hurricane Irma has had devastating effects across the southern part of the United States, as well as the Caribbean. This storm has forced over 6 million people to evacuate and left millions without power. Irma has not only affected the human inhabitants but also the vast amount of animals that live in this location. The Florida Keys, known as the Sport Fishing Capital of the world, have been hit by the eye of the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean which has and will continue to severely impact the fishing in this largely populated marine 8 MIAMI

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environment. When Hurricane Andrew hit Florida an estimated 7 million fish were killed. However, Irma’s top wind speeds were about 30% stronger then Andrew’s, and thus the devastation is unthinkable. Some fish can sense the changes in water temperature and barometric pressure that a hurricane brings with it, while many others cannot. Some types of marine life, such as dolphins and sharks, know when it is time to leave to stay safe, while others can sense the change but do not know that they should leave. Animals that cannot leave, for instance coral

polyps, have to take on the full force of the winds and waves that the hurricane brings along with it. After a hurricane hits there has been an estimated decrease of 20% of coral reefs. Most marine life dies from pollution, decrease of oxygen in the water, or becoming stranded on land. As you can tell all of these facts and statistics do not fair well for anyone who enjoys fishing and for the marine life that we all love so much. Donate your time for hurricane cleanup, donate resources to our beloved Florida Keys and get back on the water soon

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The month of August has always been a little slow. Too hot to fish all day and no real hunting season available. Florida lobster season provides a cooling activity and great bounty, but, when the limit is reached, that hot sweltering run back and the dock is always warmer than anywhere else. This year, my partner and I headed to South Carolina for the Total eclipse of the sun. We both witnessed it a long time ago, when we were in junior high school, but it was just a partial down here in South Florida. This time we wanted to experience the real thing. ALERT, ALERT, STOP AND HOLD! HURRICANE ALERT. Not the UM, a storm. IRMA is headed in our direction, quit plowing fields at camp and get home in South Florida, NOW. Make sure the camp is secure and let the pig out of her pen, NOW. Turn off any nonessential circuits, get gas and any provisions you might need at home, NOW. The storm is still a couple of days away, but the anticipated course shows a direct hit on Florida. How well we remember ANDREW in 1992, 23 August in fact. The first real storm I faced as an adult with family and my own house to consider. Earlier in 1960, we had a brush with DONNA, which allowed me to physically swim across BROWN’S AIRPORT. Later, BETSY and CLEO offered great waves on Miami Beach. There was a dog track back then, where we parked our car in the two-story garage and hit the beach. My surf board was 9feet 3inches, like all the others back then. I watched Grace Gillismy buddies, Eddie and Gary bust up their boards on the 10 MIAMI

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granite jetty extending off Government Cut, the same one that cost Jose Fernandez his life, and decided to secure my board and self to the parking garage columns for the duration. They soon joined me while my parents worked the storms at home. It was fun to be stupid and young back then. ALERT, ALERT, the storm is still approaching, quit the BS and get home and close up. We closed up camp and headed home Thursday morning, it’s a four-hour drive and we were South bound thank goodness. The North bound lanes were jammed and I think most of the drivers were drunk. The way they were driving surely would have justified my estimation. We had not heard about the massive evacuation ordered for the Keys and Miami too. I’ve been through a good number of these storms and upon arrival, I watched for the storm characteristics to determine what prep I

needed to do. If the storm was East of us, the boat and trucks would be safer on the Southwest side of the house where as if it goes to the West of us, everything needs to be on the Northeast side. Sounds simple, just clean up the best you can until you get a direction. IRMA just did not want to be tracked; all my friends that lit out for Ft. Myers had to get back on the road for parts North. Two of our kids live up near Patrick AFB and they had to prepare as well. The ones down here in Cutler Bay and Pembroke Pines got into the exercise as well. Now think back to ANDREW and how we had to hogtie our parents, who lived on the bay, and bring them to safety at our house. They certainly would have not survived staying in their house, it was totally destroyed. IRMA was estimated to be a Cat 5 the last I had heard, headed straight for Miami. We hunkered down and when the storm passed us up for a direct hit on Naples, I knew what side of the house was safest and could then work my plans accordingly. We survived with a lot of inconveniences that has been the mantra for most of us. We got a break on the East coast at the cost of our West coast neighbors. We, hopefully, have all learned some lessons. The power has now come on after a week of noisy generator power. The gas stations have fuel and a lot of restaurants are serving great meals again. The heat has been the highest of priorities, with no A/C in the house.

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By Cliff Kunde Those with pets have hopefully made it through the inconvenient times and the trash will eventually get removed from the front swale. Sometimes I shudder at the stupid things that occur during or after events. The county building inspector who started handing out fines and warnings to people whose fences blew down during the storm. Handing them out Monday morning after the storm because the pools behind their homes were now exposed. At least wait until the winds calm down and the people can evaluate their situations. For the time being, we will be hearing the sounds of chainsaws instead of generators and the trips to the dump will be longer due to the number of folks making deposits. Life goes on and in 2019 I hear that another eclipse will be available for viewing in South Africa, if you really want to see it. I understand there is no structural damage at camp, just an enormous amount of debris in the area. We hope to get back and see for ourselves. One thing we learned from our daughter Kerrie was prior to the storm, she put a cup of water in the freezer and then when it was frozen she put a coin on top. If you open the freezer and the coin is frozen in the bottom, you know the freezer defrosted to a point where the contents need to be discarded. Keep an open mind whenever you find yourself in a situation that requires a little bit of thinking and don’t panic. Maybe the UM football team can win as well. I like those canes better anyway.


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he dry brisk November morning air is a welcome change to Florida’s Forgotten Coast residents, but not just for the obvious reasons. The summer heat has lifted, and the mighty red drum is hungry and looking to fill her belly with whatever kind of crustacean or finny fish she can get close to. As you move stealthily along the marsh, you search for the signs: a wake along the grass line or a tail piercing the water’s surface. Either one is worthy of a cast and, if presented properly,

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