April 23, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/4/2013

"It’s a young man’s game, but there aren’t many young men playing."

-- Jeff Haugland, owner of Island Crab Company in St. James City

Cold weather and heavy winds will soon drive hordes of silver mullet from area creeks and bays to the coastline for the annual fall run, when females gather in large numbers to release this year’s roe, otherwise known as eggs.

Mullet are a staple fish in the food chain — preyed upon by everything from snook and redfish to dolphins and coastal birds — and a boon to commercial fishermen and seafood markets, at least during good seasons.

Read more at the Fort Myers News-Press.

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