Dave's Yak Tales

Cedar Key Sunset

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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Lakes Maitland and Nina

The canal was too shallow to make it to Lake Nina.  But, rain tonight!

Monday, May 15, 2017

Lakes Virginia and Mizell

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Fort DeSoto

Happy Mother's Day from Fort DeSoo

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Hillsborough River

Not sure if I've seen black bellied whistling ducks on the Hillsborough River before.  Horrendous, I-4 traffic, Trout Creek Park closes at 8, so a short paddle.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Harris Chain

Purple gallinule.  Dead River

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Rainbow River

On the way to Cedar Key.  Not the original plan. 30 miles into the drive, I realized my wallet was still at work.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Lakes Maitland, Nina, and Minnehaha

And, Howell Branch Creek   54