61.3 F
Anna Maria Island, FL
Monday, March 19, 2018

Fishing against the odds

Hunter Parrish
Every angler longs for the day when conditions are textbook.  After all, fishing is hard enough without having to deal with extremes of weather. Unfortunately, those days are few and far between, especially this time of the year. Besides being hard to find, there...


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