17 January 2013

Islamorada Journal 2013…17 JAN

Here's what the radar looked like for the Keys today...we're at the X on Plantation Key...the colored pixels, representing rain, are moving from lower-left to upper-right on the screen.

Click on any pic to enlarge.

True to the radar, the rain struck in force...

...including lots of wind.

This guy was running for the dock...rain caught him though.

Whitecaps blew up on Florida Bay.

Of course, if you're running a sixty-foot sport fisherman you don't have to pay much attention to a little wind and rain.

He went out on the Bay.

Hours later, after the lines of squalls had put an end to any possibility of fishing....

Meanwhile, in other news...

• Fish Do Not Feel Pain!

“Anglers finally off the hook as scientists settle age-old debate over whether fish feel pain:

”It is a debate that has raged for years. But now Britain’s four million anglers can rest easy – because fish do not feel pain, scientists have concluded.

”Fish do not even suffer when they are hooked and fighting for their lives, according to research by an international team.

”They say fish do not have a brain system or enough sensory receptors in the nerve cells to experience suffering.”

Source: DailyMail.co.UK

Of course the folk from PETA et. al. are not going to buy this...they don't want to be confused by facts, and, the results of this research undermine their raison d'être, and thus, their funding.

• “New Tick-Borne Disease Identified in Connecticut”

“Researchers have found a new disease, similar to Lyme and also carried by deer ticks, in Connecticut and New York.

The illness, which has many of the same symptoms of Lyme Disease — fever, headache, muscle ache and fatigue….”

Source: Patch.com

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