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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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Fishy…Fishy…


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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I am drying up!


It has been so busy with Gypsy Rose Studios, my new company this past month as we getting ready for season to hit.  I haven’t been in the water for over a month and my gills are all dried.  Local … 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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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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Creature Feature – Brittle Stars


When I was in Lauderdale by the Sea shore diving for Bugfest 2012 recently, I noticed lots of little spiky legs sticking out from hidey holes.  Hubby Rich flipped over a rock and found one hiding beneath.  I was a … Continue reading

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Bugfest photos


I know it has been a couple weeks but with lobster season started and a couple new work ventures on the go, it has been difficult to find time to get online and to edit and crop photos.  I will … Continue reading

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Where I am shore diving this next week and half


Checklist to bag bugs off shore diving: Car rental hotel reservation lobster license drivers license credit card & cash tickle stick, lobster bag, lobster net, measuring gauge cooler full dive gear extra tank reserved at Gold Coast Scuba bathing suits … Continue reading

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Mini Season LBTS Bugfest update


I just got an email from Steve at Gold Coast.  See below.  I have clarified with him.  Cutoff has been extended to midnight Tuesday to be signed up for contest but out of towners can register online, pay your entry … Continue reading

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Mini Lobster Season conditions reports, shark alerts & updates


Ok kids….we are t minus 60 hours or so and counting till mini lobster season. Life happens all to often and puts things out of our control.  I have some changes in what I will be doing due to staffing … Continue reading

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