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Quick overview of Bugfest 2012 in Lauderdale by the Sea Day 1


I know it has been a few days since my last post.  It has been kinda crazy taking a few days off in the middle of the week and then rushing straight back to work for the weekend.  I am … 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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Chumming & Spearfishing = Great White off Fort Pierce


Whenever you hear Great White, terror is struck to your inner core as a diver.  We all think Jaws.  Well this weekend in FORT PIERCE a group of freedivers participating in a spearfishing tourny spotted a great white.  With mini … Continue reading

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RioMar, Vero Beach vs. Pepper Park, Fort Pierce


I thought it might be interesting for my fellow shore divers who have not dove these two areas yet to see a comparison of the two shore dive locations side by side.  First, I would like to start off by … Continue reading

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Vero Beach – Pepper Park updates (3/24/12)


“Dream the impossible Dream” Well, my diver friends… Fingers are crossed and gear is packed.  Updates for Vero Beach and Pepper Park regions in Fort Pierce are looking goooood for tomorrow.  Yesterday there was hardly any surf and this mornings … Continue reading

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Shore diving for this weekend! 1/21/12


As many of my fellow friends and divers have noticed I have been out of the water for a while. Do not like the cold or swamp water visibility. I am ecstatic to say that with the Merritt Island store … Continue reading

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Lemon Sharks


These sharks are found more in the keys area of Florida than other parts of Florida. This may be due to the aggregation that takes place when they mate like in Jupiter. On February 18, 2010, the Commissioners of the … Continue reading

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Coral Spawning


I have heard so much about this and watched a great program on Planet Earth- the Deep seas from Discovery which peaked my interest. I have heard divers say it looks like an underwater snowstorm. No one really understands what … Continue reading

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Let’s talk sharks!


As I begin shore diving again this year and seeing quite a few sharks on first few dives, I decided it might be good to bone up a bit. Richard saw a 9 foot (ok, maybe it looked bigger under … Continue reading

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Blacktip Shark – They must swim with mouth open or else!


This is one of the sharks you may encounter when snorkeling or diving. His latin name is Carcharhinus limbatus. This is a mean, nasty shark and I always avoid these and get to the bottom as quick as possible. Habitat: … Continue reading

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