Caught not Bought: Mexico

by Skinny Water Culture August 02, 2017

By Ryan Saul

I love hunting, I love killing fish and I love eating meat. What I love more, and am fortunate enough to be doing full time, is pastoring a small church in Tampa called Calvary Chapel West Tampa.

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Caught not Bought

by Skinny Water Culture May 24, 2017

By: Ryan Saul

Our motto in “Caught not Bought” has always been, “whatever makes the best story.” the best story is rarely developed through the safe and sensible route.

The heart behind Caught not Bought is simple, be self-sufficient and question everything. Your reason for doing things should never be because, “that’s just how it’s done”. There are processes sure, but there are always other ways – better ways.

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Rainer and Noel’s Excellent Camping Adventure 2015

by Dan Decibel January 26, 2015

This past weekend was the Annual Camping trip hosted by Rainer and Noel Schaels. This was the 7th straight year they have hosted this awesome event. I was an attendee […]

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Bar Tricks

by Carlos Baz January 23, 2014

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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Labor Day Weekend in the Keys!

by Dan Decibel September 16, 2013

Let me start by saying that I haven’t fished once this past month. I finally had a break from work and Djing this weekend. The weather was was looking great […]

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Oh, Caledonia

by Carlos Baz August 17, 2013

I have big hands.  Though, as hands go, they are not particularly long.  Not of the kind that reach beyond the wrist and threaten the forearm.  Nor are they so […]

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Pandalus Borealis

by Carlos Baz April 24, 2013

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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Annual Destin TR

by Chris Lewis April 16, 2013

Every year about the beginning of March my mind starts to wonder from the shallows of South Florida.  Despite the fantastic opportunities for permit and tarpon this time of year, […]

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SWC Bahamas Part 4

by Chris Lewis April 16, 2013

I know…its old news now.  But some of these memories are too good to forget.  Just some more pics…Hootie Hoo said it best already.  

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The Psychopomp and the Angler

by Carlos Baz April 05, 2013

Ferrying deceased fish, glistening effigies to a former prowess, onto to their final resting places is my profession. I do not dispense the deathblows, as I am but a humble […]

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by Carlos Baz February 11, 2013

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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