Category Archives: Technical tips, info, or other useful thoughts

Shore diving considerations for maximum enjoyment


With shore divers’ independence comes added planning responsibility.  You simply do not have that added safety buffer of the divemaster on a boat.  While you can pay someone to come along, I find following some simple steps and procedures and … Continue reading

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Shark teeth 201 – Identification Florida recent teeth


In Florida, locals and tourists both share a fascination with finding a shark’s tooth.  Why are we so enthralled by these creatures?  Is it the fear they strike in our very core?  Is it the beauty that can be found … Continue reading

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Plenty of water everywhere but still dehydrated after diving?


I have been reading some rather interesting articles lately about dehydration and the effects on a diver.  With lobster season almost upon us and the Florida shore dive season in full swing, I thought we should visit the topic of … Continue reading

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Basic Recreational Saltwater Fishing Regulations for State Waters of Florida


I decided to put this together. I know a lot of divers like to spearfish, but make sure you play by the rules! PROHIBITED SPECIES: It is unlawful to harvest, possess, land, purchase, sell, or exchange the following species: Goliath … Continue reading

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4th of July Boating Alert


Originally posted on Reef Rescue – Coral Reef Blog:
Perfect Holiday boating weather puts reefs at risk for anchor damage. If you are anchoring off the south Florida coast to watch fireworks, go fishing or diving be aware of where…

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Dive Flag Safety


With this week being a BIG holiday event for many, I thought it might be good to revisit the dive flag rules for both diver and boat owners. I cringe at the thought of the dumbasses that will more than … Continue reading

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Musa – underwater art museum in Cancun


I stumbled across The Museo Subacuatico de Arte (otherwise known as the Cancun Underwater Museum) while wishing I was in the water diving. This is an underwater museum with no walls, guides or descriptive plaques.  I think it is an … Continue reading

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Slow down, smell the shrimp – Dinner Date Recipe


Ok, I am getting out of work a little early tonight and spending some quality time with the hubby. This blog post is a little deviation from my norm. I thought I would share tonight’s little recipe and see if I … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Atlantic Bonito


With my recent post, Shark Alert- Bonitos are running of course I had to take a closer look at why these critters are sought after by the larger gamefish like sharks, blue fin tuna, and sailfish.  There are 4 types … Continue reading

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Bonitos are running…Shark alert!


I was at the beach in Cape Canaveral for Father’s day, catching some rays and enjoying some adult tasty beverages.  It was packed, the busiest I have seen it in a long time.  Low tide, water looked ever so inviting … Continue reading

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