Nature Coast Kayak Fishers Club recruiting new members

By Gary Rankel


Nature Coast Kayak Fishers Club


Our retirement community of about 2,300 people in Citrus Hills, Florida held its annual Activity Club Showcase yesterday where leaders of the many clubs and activities offered were provided tables on which to display handouts and other club materials. I drafted a handout on the Kayak Fishing Club I established last year and made it available along with other materials highlighting the fishery along Florida’s Nature Coast. I included handouts and pictures describing and depicting the Wavewalk, and answered questions about the sport and fishing kayak types.

While most of the old fogies attending congregated around the poker and bridge club tables, a few of the more adventurous ones stopped by expressing interest in the club. I offered “show-me” outings to a couple who wished to give my Wavewalk a try.

All in all, it was a good three hours spent. Hopefully, it will result in a few more club members.







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3 thoughts on “Nature Coast Kayak Fishers Club recruiting new members”

  1. Thanks Gary,

    I hope you won’t paddle too fast when you take aspiring club members on their first kayak fishing trip with you. They might get tired before you reach your favorite fishing spots 🙂


  2. No worries, Yoav……….I’ll be considerate of my fellow senior paddlers, but they won’t be seeing any of my favorite fishing spots.

  3. 😀

    I guess that neither being a senior nor being a club member is enough to see your favorite fishing spots, and in order to get this privilege one has to be a Senior Member


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