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2nd Annual Lauderdale by the Sea BUGFEST

The Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s second annual BugFest-By-The-Sea features events for divers and lobster lovers! In addition to lobster hunting contests, an underwater photo contest, beach diving clinics, a lobster hunting seminar and a wreck dive on the SS Copenhagen, BugFest … Continue reading

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Great to get a few dives in again!

A couple of weeks ago I actually got a few days to head down to Lauderdale by the Sea to get some much needed shore dives in. First time in the deep blue for about 6 months due to work … Continue reading

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Ok, so I have been like a fish out of water since October. Too much work and not enough play, so that as one of my New year’s resolutions broken. I apologize for the length of time between post but … Continue reading

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Where’s Danielle???

Sorry for my fellow divers.  I have been a fish out of water.  As many of my friends know I hate the cold water and the conditions locally have been abysmal for shore diving.  I did have plans to go … Continue reading

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Don Pedro Gilbert the Pirate

I love the eastern coast of Florida.  It is full of natural and nautical treasures, both of the past and the present.  Hubby has a real love for all things Atocha, including an avid collectors interest in the reales. While … Continue reading

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Dare I discuss solo diving?

The more I shore dive, the more this topic peaks my interest.  I dive many spots repeatedly up and the down the East Coast of Florida.  I would venture to say that I probably know Lauderdale by the Sea like … Continue reading

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Shore Dive conditions for week of 1/3/12

UPDATE: was down in Vero last night at Rio Mar, looked great!  flattest I have seen it in 4 months.  I am planning to dive MONDAY AM due to weekend work schedule. It is funny as I am not the … Continue reading

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Donax Varibilis aka Coquina mollusks

Yesterday I stated that one of my New Year’s resolutions was to find out something about a new sea creature or ocean wonder.  Here in Florida, we have these gorgeous soft stones sculptures everywhere that are carved out of coquina … Continue reading

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Ok, I have to say right from the get go that today’s musings really aren’t about diving, so if you are looking for a dive report, creature feature, Barry the Barracuda or viz report…I am sorry.  It is about finding … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Flying Gurnard

Recently when I was down in one of my favorite shore stomping grounds, I came across a rather peculiar looking fish at the end of my dive as I was heading in to shore during mini bugfest season and the … Continue reading

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