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A new New Zealand – Part 2

A new New Zealand – Part 2

by dkchittock

Hen and Chickens, better known as Hen and Chicks, is a small grouping of islands north of Little Barrier.  It was a longer morning drive to get to the put-in, but a short, thin man with a stake brightened...

A new New Zealand – Diving the North Island: Part 1

A new New Zealand – Diving the North Island: Part 1

by dkchittock

Leaving the Mainland for the first time had me anxious.  Feelings about the North Island are mixed down south, and with the country’s only major city taking up half the country’s population, I was ready for a different New...

Captain Rodney’s March Scoop

Captain Rodney’s March Scoop

by Capt. Rodney Smith

    Anglers for Conservation (AFC), the organization that has conducted dozens of Hook Kids on Fishing programs around Florida for thousands of children and their parents, has teamed up with Fish Florida, the foundation responsible for placing rods...

Where has All the Seagrass Gone?

Where has All the Seagrass Gone?

by Capt. Rodney Smith

A couple of weeks ago two anglers wandered into the Lagoon House. Their first words to me were, “What happened to all the sea grass that used to be in the Lagoon? We fished all along these shores from...

Every Raindrop Ends Up in the Ocean

by Chip Curry

Every raindrop eventually ends up in the ocean. To the Native Americans, this was a well-known truth. They had an instinctive and traditional awareness of the cyclical nature of the earth’s various systems. They had a righteous respect for...

A Kiwi Christmas

A Kiwi Christmas

by dkchittock

Merry Christmas to the PureOceanTV community, and Happy New Year from the country that will be there before you!  The first of January is fast approaching and church choirs and presents are in the rearview mirror.  What else is...

Fishing, Stone Crabs & Winter on the Indian River Lagoon Coast

Fishing, Stone Crabs & Winter on the Indian River Lagoon Coast

by Capt. Rodney Smith

Fickled December  (Taken from Captain Rodney Smith’s newest book Enjoying Life on the Indian River Lagoon Coast) My oldest son, James, has been getting on me to write a blog entitled “Enjoying Life on the Indian River Lagoon (IRL)...

Florida Holiday Lobster

Florida Holiday Lobster

by Chip Curry

On this day, the boys drove south to a secret reef, offshore from the beach. They will often make the half mile passage in a kayak or simply pull a dive buoy from the beach. This area is not the best place...

Reef on the Ropes, but there is Still Hope for the World!

Reef on the Ropes, but there is Still Hope for the World!

by Chip Curry

This is natural beach front that was purchased and preserved by the city and citizens of Satellite Beach, Florida. Can you take one look at this photo and realize that this is not a prime building location? Not everyone can. It...

Urban Fertilizer Bill proposed for Brevard County, FL

Urban Fertilizer Bill proposed for Brevard County, FL

by PureOceanTV.com

PLEASE PUT THE DEC, 11, 2012 ON YOUR CALENDAR AND PLAN TO ATTEND. WE NEED TO PACK THE HOUSE ON THIS. WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT THE STRONGER ORDINANCE PASSES. Indian River Lagoon Stakeholders, After over two years of...

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