Dave's Yak Tales

Cedar Key Sunset

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Cedar Key

One of six dolphins at the Number 2 Channel sandbar

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Chicago River

Before my Godson married his love on the shores of Lake Michigan

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Wekiwa Springs State Park, Rock Springs Run

On the water at 6:51 AM.  Rain forecast to start at 11.

Saturday, July 29, 2017


The Crack. Able to paddle all the way up the run.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Wekiva River

Friday, after work

Monday, July 24, 2017

Mill Dam Lake

Sunrise. I went back to the bed.  A short paddle around the Lake before heading home would come later.

Cedar Key, with a stop at Levy Blue Spring

Sunrise from the patio, Mill Dam Lake

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Silver River and Juniper Creek

Alligator in Fern Hammock Spring

Friday, July 21, 2017

Alexander Creek

I'm a rebel.  But not to much.  That's as far as I went.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Lakes Maitland, Nina and Minnehaha

Big Coppitt and No Name Key

My first photo of a deer peeing. Of course it is the cover photo.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Big Coppitt Key

Olvia in her family's new kayak.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lakes VIrginia and Osceola

In the rain. Spent 15 minutes under the Fairbanks Ave. Bridge, hoping it would stop.  It did not. Still, the best part of a work day.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Round Island Park, Indian River, and Blue Cypress Lake

At the historic Desert Inn in Yeehaw Junction.  With a new used kayak to take to Big Coppitt Key. Next weekend.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Cudjoe Key

From Blimp Road

Monday, July 3, 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Alexander Creek

And, snorkeling, Wekiwa Spring, Blue Spring, Clearwater Lake, Deleon Spring, Blue Spring. Have a new camera. Olympus Tough TG 5. To use under water. "5" so I had to visit 5 places.


Saturday, June 24, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Lake Virginia

Rumor was it was the summer solstice.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Gum Slough, Withlacoochee River, Big Blue Spring

Not far up Gum Slough, due to low water conditions.  That gave me the chance to find Big Blue Spring.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017



Myakka River, Sunday, June 3, 2017

Feeding time, Lower Myakka Lake

Myakka River State Park, Friday, June 2, 2017

The ranger told me no one had made it to Lower Myakka Lake by kayak in several weeks due to low water.  Guess that was still the case.  I walked the last 50 yards or so.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Suwanee River

Jumping sturgeon at Fanning Springs.  Also saw them at Manatee Springs, and between Otter and Hart Springs while kayaking,

Monday, May 29, 2017

Cedar Key, Seahorse Key

Cormorants for scale to show the highest point on Florida's west coast.