The countdown is on, its only one week until scallop season 2020! If you are planning on going scalloping on your own, you know it is crunch time to get yourself prepared! Some things we are doing to get ready is: making sure our boat is running in tip top shape. making sure our masks, snorkels, and fins are damage free and ready to use. making sure our bounty bags to hold scallops are in good condition and are hole free. making sure we have our shucking materials ready (buck
Check out as our very own Captain Gary Bartell talks with Captain Rick Murphy on Florida Insider Fishing Report about scallop season 2020, as well as what the best parts of Crystal River and Homosassa are. We are so proud of Captain Gary, as he represents River Adventure Tours, and the Nature Coast as a whole on this episode!
This last Sunday, it was a typical weekend for the Hise family, they were going out on the boat! This trip however, would be one they will never forget. As Justin Hise was unloading the boat at the ramp, he took all precautions just as he always does such as putting the emergency break on, and locking the tires into 4-wheel drive. Just as soon as he got to the trailer, his truck began to slide down under water, with his almost one year old daughter in the back of the vehicle.
A group of fishermen in Hawaii decided to use their lucky catch to feed their local health care workers! The group caught two yellowfin tuna totaling 220 pounds. The massive tune were sent off to a seafood distributor who cleaned, cooked and prepared more than 300 poke bowls for the staff at Honolulu's Straub Medical Center and the Queens Medical Center. The men were inspired to do good for their community after witnessing another local fisherman, 104-year-old Setsuo Todoroki