Blue Turtle Cruising

Scenes of Fort Myers Beach during ‘stay at home’ orders

trawler anchored by fort myers beach

Even though our governor issued a ‘safe at home’ order on April 3rd closing down most of the state except for essential businesses, we have been practicing social distancing since mid-March. Randy and I have been off the dock more during this time than any in past years. With every grocery run becoming a potential …

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Finally off the dock! Time to go cruising!

Finally the red tide has subsided in our area and the temperatures have dropped below the 90’s! We survived another scathing summer here in Southwest Florida and are happy to report that we finally made it off the dock last weekend. It was a short weekend trip but just enough time to decompress and enjoy …

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Paddle time: Weeks Fish Camp to Lover’s Key

Great Egret posing on a post in Weeks Fish Camp

With our trawler on the hard, Randy and I are staying at his father’s house in the Estero/Bonita Springs area. This means that we are close to the Weeks Fish Camp launch near the Hyatt Coconut Point. This has always been one of our favorite spots to launch our kayaks because it takes us into …

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Kayaking at Lover’s Key

3 Generations of Kalisik boys

Since we purchased our trawler back in May, Randy and I haven’t been able to get out and do much kayaking. We did have our kayaks with us for Labor Day weekend, but it was mostly for the kids to use. Actually our last kayak outing was early May when we launched out of Weeks …

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