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2014-06-19 04:52:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The overly amorous exhortations of a couple in the hotel room next to your own might be enough to mar a vacation experience. A polite knock or a phone call to the front desk could be effective in dampening the passion enough to allow you to return to sleep. But what does one do when the lovemaking is occurring just off the coastline, underwater, by freakishly loud fish? This was the case in 2005 when the black drum fish, engaging...

2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Sue Cocking, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--TITUSVILLE -- A strange thing happened this summer in the Indian River north of Titusville. And when the word got out, lots of people sought to take advantage of it -- including me. A huge school of black drum -- usually seen in the Indian River Lagoon during the winter -- popped up unexpectedly in June and stayed through the middle of July. Milling around and tailing in two feet of water, this mass of 2- to 7-pound fish made great targets for...

2008-02-10 12:00:00

No matter how you present them, dead shrimp are undoubtedly one of the most effective natural baits a South Mississippi angler can toss into our coastal waters. Yes, live shrimp are top-notch offerings, but the scent oozing from a dead shrimp can be better than the live ones at times under certain conditions. Let's take for example the conditions we're facing at this time with rivers and bays being heavily influenced by all the latest rainfall. With water conditions having the look of...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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