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Catching (and releasing) monster sharks from our Florida beach

Land based shark fishing is a rapidly growing sport that is producing some huge fish. And the monsters – 10, 12, as long as 15 feet – are being caught and then released right off the very same beaches many of us swim in. Take our favorite spot on Okaloosa Island on the Gulf of […]Read More

The Best of Three Worlds: The addition of our Florida condo

We now have the best of three worlds: The Roadtreking world, where we can go anywhere, stay anywhere and boondock far off the grid in spectacular wilderness or enjoy luxury resort-style campgrounds; Our home in Michigan which is located on a beautifully wooded lot with a trout stream in the backyard; and now our new […]Read More

Live from Okaloosa Island

Jennifer and I are still roaming about the southland in our Roadtrek – this week in Southwest Florida where, among other things, we've been traveling up and down the Emerald Coat of the Panhandle. We did another Facebook Live broadcast on our Roadtreking Facebook Group, this one at sunset right from the beach, interacting with […]Read More

Beach Camping on the Emerald Coast at Camp Gulf (Part 2)

It's one thing to stay along the spectacular beaches of the Florida Panhandle's Emerald Coast. It's another to camp on the beach. So that's why we bit the bullet and spent over $200 a night to stay in one of the choice beach spots on Camp Gulf, a very popular private campground in Destin, Florida. […]Read More

Escape From the Cold: Naples and Marco Island, Fla.

When Jennifer and I decided to squeeze in a short two-week Roadtreking adventure to Florida, we had one goal only in mind: To escape the bitter cold of Michigan and get warm. As I write this at 9 a.m. from the picnic table of our spot at the Naples-Marco Island KOA in far southwest Florida, […]Read More

Tarry gunk still evident on Gulf beaches

More than two and a half years after the disastrous Deepwater oil spill by BP, tarry, gunky deposits of what appears to be dried oil are still all too evident on stretches of Northwest Florida gulfshore beaches. “This is atrocious,” reports RT Campskunk, a fulltiming RVer in a Roadtrek 190 from St. George Island, Florida. “It's just […]Read More

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