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C.J. GEOTIS - Citizen Fishing Columnist

Windy weather boat projects

It’s been way too long since the last time I went fishing. It’s not because I didn’t want to, it’s just the way it worked out. The weather, of course, had a lot to do with it. I guess I’m spoiled after living full-time in the Florida Keys for nearly[…]

Sometimes you get the bear …

My friends Zeke and Nancy from Charleston came down to visit last week. Up until the day they got here, the marine forecasts were mostly ugly. High winds and big seas were the predictions. But they had positive attitudes. Every year when they make their trip down to the Keys,[…]

The big one gets away … again

I love to catch big fish. And I’m OK with losing one or two every now and then. Sometimes friends will ask, “Can you take me fishing to catch a big fish?” “It’s not that easy,” I tell them. “Especially if you’re hoping to get that big fish on the[…]

A three-hour tour

My buddy, Chad, and I made the decision to fish one day last week at around 1 pm. “Meet me at my house at 2:30,” he said. “The boat is already in the water.” “Sounds good to me,” I replied. I got there a little early. We finished loading the[…]