Slaying the Lionfish The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA
 
Slaying the Lionfish

Slaying the Lionfish

Imagine hunting or fishing as much as you want without regards to size or bag limits.  What sounds like a formula for environmental disaster is actually a recipe for aiding the environment while harvesting a delicious treat–lionfish. Lionfish, an invasive species, were first found off Southeast Florida in 1985.  In a little over 10 years, […]

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyet Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and slow as Tupelo honey poured from a mason jar in the dead of […]

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association will hold its 20th Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament on Saturday, August 27, 2016, in Mexico Beach.  Over the past 20 years, this all volunteer group has raised over four million dollars for 200 artificial reefs that run the gamut from 2 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico to […]

From the Captain’s deck

From the Captain’s deck

08 July 2016

  The Best Fishing is in the Summer Capt. Ryan Kelley, Southbound Charters      If you really like to fish in saltwater, and if you like to catch big fish, summer is your time of year down in the Florida Panhandle.  What makes the summer so special is that water temperature gets up above 70 […]

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New Zealand bull tahr

New Zealand bull tahr

08 July 2016

“The List” Hunting Bull Tahr on the South Island of New Zealand! Story and Photos by Buddy Boyett   Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and […]

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Predators in the shallows

Predators in the shallows

08 July 2016

Sharks at the Beach by Ron Childs In 1916, four swimmers were killed by a great white shark off the beaches in New Jersey.   This became the basis for the movie Jaws. This movie has fueled a fear and a fascination with sharks that has been unprecedented in modern history. So what are the facts […]

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Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike

08 July 2016

Fishermen and divers are finding the Gollywhopper to be one the most fun tournaments along The Forgotten Coast with two nights of live music, great food, and even better competition to see who can bring the largest fish to the scales.  With the ever-changing State and Federal regulations, the tournament committee is dedicated to creating […]

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Lemon Red Snapper with Herbed Butter

23 June 2016

INGREDIENTS 2 lemons Cooking spray 4 (6-ounce) red snapper or other firm white fish fillets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh herbs (such as rosemary, thyme, basil, or parsley) Fresh herb sprigs (optional) DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 425°. 2. Cut 1 […]

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Grilled Grouper Tacos with Roasted Corn Pepitas

23 June 2016

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds firm fleshed grouper fillet, 3/4 inch thick 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 ear corn, shucked 1 large tomato, 1/4-inch dice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro 8 corn tortillas 1/2 cabbage, shredded 2 limes, cut into wedges 1/4 cup pepitas or roasted […]

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LUCKY STRIKE

23 June 2016

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyett Sometimes even a blind hog finds an acorn. We were trying to catch bait over a wreck site just offshore of Mexico Beach, but the wind and rough seas were making it almost impossible to hold the boat in position over the pile of rubble. While attempting to circle […]

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Bass Cats

23 June 2016

story and photos by Powell Cobb  High School bass fishing has slowly but surely come to the forefront for young anglers looking to put their skills on the water to the test. All over the country, schools are creating club teams to travel and compete. In Bainbridge, Georgia’s bass fishing capital, the Basscats are in […]

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Predators in the Shallows

23 June 2016

by Ron Childs In 1916, four swimmers were killed by a great white shark off the beaches in New Jersey.   This became the basis for the movie Jaws. This movie has fueled a fear and a fascination with sharks that has been unprecedented in modern history. So what are the facts about shark attacks? […]

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Bainbridge-Decatur County Longbeards invite outdoorsmen and women to local chapter

23 June 2016

Local outdoorsmen and women will have the opportunity to conserve wildlife and minister children as part of a new chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Spearheaded by chapter president Shannon Dunaway, the Bainbridge-Decatur County Longbeards are currently orchestrating numerous events that centers around ministering children. The focus goes beyond just turkey hunting. “We will […]

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