Fort Lauderdale, Jim Straighter, Bonefish discussed on Jim Strader Outdoors
You to ponder as a move towards the first break. And that is this show this particular show is designed to enable you to honor your father in a very unique way. You're pretty much telling the world have much your father, and, or grandfather, whichever the case, baby. It could be a mentor as well. But anyway. Folks, that parentis very, very important in our lives. And I would love to hear from some of you who've never called in before. I know a lot of folks are a little show about calling into a radio show. But when it's all said and done, you're basically token to JIMBO will make it as easy as that Kim. And hopefully you be. Wanting to spread the news to folks, how much you really do revere, your father. I love these shows. There's a lot of heart-rending stories. There's a lot of heart warming stories and their great way for us to interconnect and understand how our fathers obviously taught us two hundred fish in regards to the format of this particular program. But even if not, if you're father, just introduced you to the outdoors took you boating took you hiking. Whatever the case may be. We'd love to hear your story tonight the numbers to do so or five seven one eighty four eighty four or one eight hundred four four four eighty four eighty four. I'll go ahead. Kicks things off with a little bit about my father, who had a very storied career in the outdoors. My father was a lifelong hunter and fisherman introduced me to both sports very early age. I started fishing and shooting come or first, squirrel, when I was three comma first, bass and Bhutia when I was three and progress through there. Dad was a veteran of World War Two he was Davey and the served pretty admirably he received some combinations in metals. One was furry. He served incidental in the Pacific. He was on LS tease the landing craft that they used to take the troops into the beaches saw a lot of action had a considerable amount of. Anxiety. I guess you would call it for the rest of his life, as a result of a lot of the horrible things that happened over there. He saw a lot of men die. He received one particular metal one of the fellows fell off the ship, and he was ordered not to go after him. But he told the captain cap, I can't watch that, man die and dad dove off the ship. He was an excellent swimmer and save the gentleman. Another ship coming in behind picked him up. And he was honored for that particular circumstance. He also was it. Excellent angler. I mentioned this before, you can get this by goodly into captain, Jim straighter. He's in international game fish association. Hall of fame had a hall of fame. He was the first person to ever incorporate rattles into artificial lures and develop a several rattling type lers. The diamond rattler surface, ler was the one that was most famous. It was sold nationally during the late sixties early. Seventies, he also developed a. Lure that was a buzz bait that had a rattle in it. There was called a rattle trap, and he got patents on those in addition to copyright and was able to take that and make some money when rattled tramp rattling lures came out. When Bill Lewis, brought out the rattle-trap dad actually licensed him the use of the name, which was an interesting sort of passive income. If you will that was the result today. It's innovative things that he did with those lures that he also developed a of Radha worms what it was was a rattling worm head that would cause the worm to dart dip around this was long before, folks were swimming more or doing many, the tricks that are utilized today in this particular item. Had rattling it, which added to its attractiveness and that was an interesting part of his career. He was an excellent wing shot. He loved wing shooting was probably as good a quail shot as I've ever seen in my life. And I've seen some real dandies. He had an interesting way going about it. He shot a big old, heavy Browning automatic and auto five had two barrel. Cut way down and had a polish joke on Vinnie shot at wide open. And his first shot would generally be done. So quick, that you could barely see the bird leave the brush, before he would fire, and I've seen him double and triple on Quayle, so many times. It's just crazy. But he loved the out of doors and pass that along to me and it wasn't without some time. Oh, I must tell you, he divorced. My mother when I was young. I didn't see me again. So I was in my twenties, and that created a pretty big. Gap if you will in things, but we reconnected later in life. And it's when I learned a lot more about his life. And, and what he'd done? It was charter boat. Captain, had offshore boats for sale fish primarily that was one of his favorite species. He loved to fish for Tarpon. He also had boats that he fished in the flats, is saltwater, career, revolved, primarily from Fort Lauderdale, which is where he had the bigger boats fished out Lauderdale. And then when he moved to the keys, he was centered out of duck key, which he subsequently got into real estate and help develop that key. He worked for garbage Kincaid Kentucky and who did a lot of the development on that particular key. So he loved fish for Bonefish permit. You name it. He's calling it. So I come by a lot of my attributes in my. Love for the sport in a pretty obvious fashion, if you will. So I thought it shared that about my father in a way to remember him, and perhaps, encourage you to share stories about your dad again, are your grandfather, so yen the numbers to do that five seven one, eighty four eighty four or one eight hundred four four four eighty four eighty four. This break is presented by SMS marine eleven four hundred Westport road..