Yesterday, Holly and I went down to Port Charlotte and picked up the boat. It’s an 85′ Aquasport Osprey measuring in at 17.5 feet including the polling platform. She needs a paint job and a little love, but she’ll run and get us out to the fish. Now all we need to get the wind and the rain to stop. The weather has never stopped me before, but the saltwater is new for me and I am a little nervous. The wind blows a little harder down here than on the Madison. At least the low tides are exposing most of the hazzards.

The snowpack in the Madison Range is 115% of normal. The snowpack in the Gallatin Range is 131% of normal.

Keep up the prayers.