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Summer Kids Fishing Camp

Summer Kids Fishing Camp

It’s summertime and the fishing is good. At least, that is, for the kids attending summer camp at the Madeira Beach Recreation Complex. Volunteers from Old Salt Fishing Foundation set up, manned, cut bait, baited hooks, helped land catches and directed two fun filled days of fishing camp for the kids attending the summer program… Continue Reading

Scallop Season Is Coming

Scallop Season Is Coming

Summer in Florida (in particular on the Nature Coast where the author resides) and scalloping go hand in hand with scallop season just around the corner. Scallops, once so abundant that one could simply pull over on a causeway and wander into the seagrass filling a bag or bucket, saw a percipitace decline in populations… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for June 2019

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for June 2019

Fishing Report For June 2019 Covering Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, and Orlando Last Month’s ActionOverall last month came through with some good -enough- fishing. Near shore fishing was good -enough- overall. The snook fishing was awesome and everything else inshore was just ok including the shark fishing. I would say the offshore wasn’t… Continue Reading

King of the Beach Tournament Art

King of the Beach Tournament Art

Old Salt is blessed, twice yearly, with beautiful King of the Beach tournament art made available over the years by an array of very talented artists. Our team takes these artistic creations and incorporates them into a full range of tournament related marketing and fundraising efforts. Marine artist Jessica Shipley has graced Old Salt with… Continue Reading

The Lucky Angler

The Lucky Angler

Feeling Lucky? Fishing & boating luck and the superstitions that define it are considered by many to determine who becomes the lucky angler and who does not. I worked ocean going tugs some years back and sailed with a mate who was utterly convinced that onions on a boat were bad, very bad, luck. Made… Continue Reading

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