Later Sunday afternoon the 2017 A Taste Of Waddell will be in full swing. If you miss it, you’ll be missing out on some mighty fine vittles, great music and the chance to bid on some awesome items that are up for auction.
With Hurricane Harvey in the news and Hurricane Hugo in memories, columnist Collins Doughtie encourages readers to be aware of the impact of development and the prevalence of plastic waste as Beaufort County discusses a plastic bag ban.
State sponsored through the Department of Natural Resources, the Waddell Mariculture Center is an expansive complex located near the end of Sawmill Creek Road in Bluffton. I love to check out the ponds to see what is being grown in each of them. One project that has been of particular interest to me is their cobia breeding.
Just when I think I might have a handle on nature or, in this case fishing, some event comes along that blows any theory I might have right out the window. This past week perfectly illustrates just how little I understand about the ways of nature.
I don’t know about you but, for me at least, these past couple of weeks seem way hotter than I can ever remember. I realize it’s mid-July but, as my dad would say, “It’s so hot the trees are chasing the dogs.”
It seems that each and every year I find the need to devote one column to a prickly subject — boating etiquette. So what better time to touch on this subject than the good, old Fourth of July when it seems everyone, and I mean everyone, with a boat is out on the water.