Hells Bay “Around the Shop” Photos

Around the Shop at Hells Bay Boatworks

Around the Shop at Hells Bay Boatworks

Hells Bay Boatworks has added some new photos to their “Around the Shop” series on Facebook for January.  Check them out and see what they are up too.

“A Land Remembered” Author Patrick D. Smith Passes

A Land RememberedIf you’ve done any reading on Florida frontier life, you’ve likely read Patrick D. Smith’s Florida classic, “A Land Remembered”.  Considered a must read by anyone interested in and familiar with Florida pioneer history, “A Land Remembered” traces the path of several generations of the MacIvey family scratching out a living in the desolate and harsh wilderness of pioneer Florida.


New Sun Protection from Buff

BuffMatt Crawford of Buff Headwear introduces several new pieces of sun protection available from Buff in 2014 including their new balaclava and redesigned mask.

Remote Backcountry Fishing

Blue Moon ExpeditionsBlue Moon Expeditions reminds us what it’s all about, solitude, the exploration of remote backcountry fishing in small skiffs, and sometimes – the one that gets away.

IGFA to Auction 2014 Hells Bay Marquesa

MarquesaOn Friday January 31st, 2014 the IGFA will hold the 30th Annual International Auction & Banquet at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame. Among the many great items available is this 2014 Hells Bay Marquesa donated by Chris and Wendi Peterson of Hells Bay Boatworks.  It comes with a 90HP Mercury engine donated by Mercury Marine and a Stiffy push-pole donated by Kevin Shaw.

Free Entrance to Everglades National Park on Monday

If you’re lucky enough to have Monday off in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, treat yourself with a visit to your nearest national park.  Monday is the first of nine days this year when entrance fees to the parks will be waived.

Skull Island Video

Skull Island SkiffHere’s a great look at the Skull Island 16.

Skull Island Skiff Works from Colorblind Media on Vimeo.

Nano Technology Fiberglass Repair Product

We’ll have our hands on sample in a few weeks time for testing but a new repair product claims to be a simple all-in-one solution that fixes, bonds and color matches various type of fiberglass damage.  MagicEzy products include 9 Second Chip Fix and Hairline Fix which come in 11 of
the most popular boat colors and thanks to their revolutionary nano-technology, it can also be used on wood, ceramics, plastic, metal, glass and masonry.  





Flats Fishing in the High Desert

High DesertThe crew of Green Drake Outfitters takes a flats skiff fishing in the high desert for carp and gets some excellent footage.






Flats of the High Desert from GreenDrakeOutdoors.

2014 East Cape Glide

East Cape SkiffsKevin Fenn of East Cape Skiffs introduces us to the 2014 Glide and provides a great overview of it’s setup and features.

2014 Glide from East Cape on Vimeo.