SWC Ditch Kids Week One

by Jake Hunter May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Welcome Skinny Water Culture Ditch Kids! We’re so excited to have a program running all summer to encourage you guys to do great things in your […]

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An Onion Ring Kind Of Love

by Carlos Baz September 25, 2015 0 Comments

I do not think it much of a leap at all to say that the onion ring could be one the most polarizing fried treats to ever adorn a restaurant menu. Oft […]

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by Dan Decibel April 24, 2015 0 Comments

Recently lost my Monday to Friday job. No money and open schedules means Im usually trying to get rid of the built up stress, in our backyard of the Everglades. […]

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Once Upon A Time

by Tyler Davis April 03, 2015 0 Comments

I was fortunate enough to get up to Cedar Key with Chris of Spooled Reels to fish for some behemoth black drum on fly. Here is a short film Chris […]

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FATE in The Wind

by Dan Decibel January 12, 2015 0 Comments

I am writing this blog on behalf of Derek Rust, Jason Fernandez and myself. Sorry for the amount of pics and bad grammar. This past weekend was nothing short of […]

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West And East

by Carlos Baz August 27, 2014 0 Comments

I did not fish the tarpon migration this year. Nor did I give chase to hefty spring time redfish wallowing in a meadow of turtle grass or pot-bellied snook foraging before […]

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by Carlos Baz May 10, 2014 0 Comments

Spring. Battleground season in the Northeast when the warm, pleasant and consistent summery weather begins its war of attrition with the holdover days of winter. Short, cold and wet and dug into the latter […]

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One Vague Word

by Carlos Baz March 20, 2014 0 Comments

It was the third redfish we had seen since poling up onto the flat. Selfsame as the last two. Oversized and broad across the shoulders and neck where the small […]

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…Some fishing Lately…

by Dan Decibel March 19, 2014 0 Comments

I want to start by apologizing for the lack of blogging. I have been really lazy lately and it has gotten the best of me. Aside from that I hope […]

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The water can be deep and still skinny right?

by Luke Williams January 26, 2014 0 Comments


So… In a land far far away, big boats with even bigger motors hanging off the back run away from the beautiful flats, shoals, creeks and mangrove lines that we here at Skinny Water Culture know and love.  We do however share a few commonalities with these seemingly crazed individuals (and more often then not teams).  We both will wake up at the crack of 4am to get our boats, wether it be a kayak, skiff, 30ft center console or 65ft sport fisher rigged up and ready to fish the chosen grounds.

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Bar Tricks

by Carlos Baz January 23, 2014 0 Comments

It has been more than three full months since I have been able to fly a loop, with its tiny payload of steel and fur and feather, towards the scaled, […]

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The End

by Carlos Baz November 12, 2013 0 Comments

The End   Dread ocean. Nerved entire, with the infinite vermiculate entwine of contradictory water. Elemental blues that rise. Fall. Run. Steer the tide beating across Shag Lump. Feel the restless […]

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Back to Your Roots

by Luke Williams October 22, 2013 0 Comments

Now I am far from what people would describe as 'sentimental'. But I do have a special place reserved in my heart for the small streams of western North Carolina. These streams are what introduced me to and eventually made me fall in love with fly fishing. On that same note, I owe a lot of that to a good friend named Ben Castle. Coincidentally enough, these streams are the first place that Ben and I fished together. We meet up every few months to fish, mostly here in south Florida, the Bahamas, and sometimes out in Colorado. But we always make a point of heading back up to WNC to hit these beautiful small streams. Wild_Rainbow_Swc

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Grace The Wild Moor

by Carlos Baz September 28, 2013 0 Comments

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan     He was a child the first time he bore witness to small deaths being dealt in the gloom […]

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The Art of Friendship

by Eric Estrada September 17, 2013 0 Comments

For myself, these past few weeks have been extremely hectic. I have been swamped with commissioned work since mid June, and with a few events approaching, my free time has […]

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Fishoutawata Music Festival

by Eric Estrada September 01, 2013 0 Comments

About a month ago, I agreed to do some live painting at an event in the Brickell/Downtown Miami area. It was a music festival titled “Fishoutawata” by “The Cornerstoners”. I […]

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Canvas & Acrylics

by Eric Estrada July 10, 2013 0 Comments

Well, with all of this terrible weather, I haven’t been able to fish too much. So I’ve had some time to spend on the easel and focus on some artwork. […]

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Hc Svnt Tarpon

by Carlos Baz July 02, 2013 0 Comments

They were intended to be warnings.  Rendered out of myth, legend, and tales of peril faced by those lucky enough to return from doomed voyages, illustrations of great monsters of […]

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Pandalus Borealis

by Carlos Baz April 24, 2013 0 Comments

In those deep wells of time that exist between the seasons, anglers dream and pine and design with every breath as they await the return of things.  Tarpon in the […]

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New Kid on the Blog

by Chris Lancaster April 18, 2013 0 Comments

My name is Chris Lancaster and I hail from Tarpon, Texas. They changed it to Port Aransas back in the ’30s, but Tarpon, Texas sounds way cooler. Anyway, I picked […]

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7 Girls, 1 Cook

by Carlos Baz March 19, 2013 0 Comments

Recently I was informed by my better half that we would be hosting six of her childhood girlfriends at our apartment in a slightly belated celebration of her friend Amanda’s […]

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Coastal Conservation Association

by Eric Estrada March 11, 2013 0 Comments

I’d like to thank the CCA for the honor of being the Featured Artist at their Naples Banquet this past weekend. I support what they do, and am happy that […]

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by Carlos Baz February 11, 2013 0 Comments

Six years ago I left south Florida, where my angling heart will forever lie, for New York City. I took a job with one of the preeminent seafood wholesalers in […]

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The Strip Volume 1 Issue 1 – “Permit”

by SWChase January 03, 2013 0 Comments

A new thing this year, we will have a series of quick, simple, sometimes funny, comics this year. It’s called “The Strip” and here is the first issue….

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