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December Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat Our backwater fishing expert’s guide to December – everything you need to get on the water! As November comes to a close and the winter season really starts cooling off, the bite still remains as hot as ever. With the snowbirds fishing from the shoreline and more kayakers in the lagoon, our fishing couldn’t be better. The … Continue reading December Fishing Guide

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November Fishing Guide

Our backwater fishing expert gives you everything you need to get out on the water! As the warm weather starts to fade away the fishing will remain very hot. Finally, at the end of October, we had our first cool weather. Look for the large trout to start showing up again in the shallows and backwater locations. The redfish have been everywhere as of late, … Continue reading November Fishing Guide

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Surfing Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence and its Affect on Surfing Ever heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” Or does it go, “One man’s misfortune can be another man’s standing barrel?” Our summer started out with the waves as flat as paper. The ocean was more like a big lake! Then Hurricane Florence happened and our lake turned into a surfer’s dream. Why do hurricanes … Continue reading Surfing Hurricane Florence

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Environmental Health

What We Do Can Have Negative Effects on the Environment We are a product of our environment and our environment is a product of us. This applies both locally and globally on micro and macro levels. The bubonic plague ravaged Europe in the 14th century, killing an estimated 50 million people. The disease and its rapid spread has been directly attributed to unsanitary conditions such … Continue reading Environmental Health

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Flagler Tavern

Surf ‘n’ turf joins cocktails in a 1920s building with warm, period-inspired decor & verandas. 414 Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (386) 426-2080 Hours: Mon. – Fri.: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sat. – Sun.: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Happy Hour Mon. – Fri: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. – Sun.: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. $2.75 Domestic Draft and Bottled … Continue reading Flagler Tavern

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New Smyrna Beach and Development

New Smyrna Beach is Developing Rapidly Our Little Town is Growing Up! Good or Bad? Since New Smyrna’s quiet days where there was nobody on the roads and everyone knew, everyone NSB has come a long way! The small little beach town that many locals remember is now getting bigger and filling up with more and more people. Hotels are being built wherever there is … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach and Development

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Pool Safety for Your Pet

Pet Safety Around the Water Last month we had a great question regarding safety for dogs at the beach. As a follow up this month we will delve deeper into overall swimming and pool safety for our canine friends. Being aware of potential dangers and setting up for a fun experience will help make outdoor water activities an enjoyable time for all involved. Can Your … Continue reading Pool Safety for Your Pet