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by Eric Kimmel
Wed May 15, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: RIP Ruagatr
Replies: 17
Views: 1464

Re: RIP Ruagatr

prayers and condolences to family and friends
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: comment to stop turning holy and and rotenburger into water storage area and keep public acess comments need to be in to
Replies: 0
Views: 578

comment to stop turning holy and and rotenburger into water storage area and keep public acess comments need to be in to

RE: Fwd: Keep our public lands as was intended such as Holey Lands Rotenberger as well as 3A, #B Frannie Tayor and al the lands that were set aside for conservation and wildlife Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -----Original Message----- From: looprd <looprd@aol.com> To: rick.scott <rick.scott@eog.myflorida.com>; B...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dave Balman is sliding in heaven now
Replies: 3
Views: 1046

Dave Balman is sliding in heaven now

Dave Balman passed away yesterday, he was a long time friend and a lifetime airboater, gladesman and great friend. He was President of the Airboat Association of Fla for over 30 years. He was a long time fighter for the everglades .always had good stories and a good sense of humor. He and his wife C...
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Why didnt Florida join this lawsuit
Replies: 9
Views: 2520

Re: Why didnt Florida join this lawsuit

Endangered species law still needs to be worked on The CSSP project has caused the destruction of hundred if not thousands of heads and hammocks it forces water mangers to continue to stack water destroying nearly all fur bearing animals in Frannie Taylor and 3a the abuse of E$SA law to allow the pa...
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Why didnt Florida join this lawsuit
Replies: 9
Views: 2520

Re: Why didnt Florida join this lawsuit

We could only wish Endangered species law needs to be changed. Big Cypress declared and area just for consideration as critical habitat for the cape sable seaside sparrow south of the Loop or zone 4 as the NPS calls it and has manged it as critical habitat since 2001 and still manages it as such eve...
by Eric Kimmel
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Redneck Cuisine
Topic: Swamp Cabbage
Replies: 68
Views: 16699

Re: Swamp Cabbage

Great video
by Eric Kimmel
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: comments on panther wanted.
Replies: 0
Views: 587

comments on panther wanted.

[Print Message <span>(t)</span>] [Create Event <span>(e)</span>] [Create To-Do <span>(d)</span>] [Open in new window <span>(o)</span>] 15 hrs ago Panther Delisting - Our opinions Requested Frank Denninger to you + 88 moreshow details Hello All, This article below should be distributed to every club ...
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: OlfArt- Ken Johnson
Replies: 49
Views: 7105

Re: OlfArt- Ken Johnson

Very sad news. our family send prayers to his family and friends.
by Eric Kimmel
Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat overturned St John operated by Old Fashioned Airboat
Replies: 9
Views: 2170

Re: Airboat overturned St John operated by Old Fashioned Air

I hope everyone came out allright. I remember flipping mine over and was grateful for all the help getting back over and out
by Eric Kimmel
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Remembering Dusty
Replies: 16
Views: 5973

Re: Remembering Dusty

It is good to remember
by Eric Kimmel
Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:34 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Good news for a change in the Big Cypress
Replies: 2
Views: 1512

Re: Good news for a change in the Big Cypress

I think this was the second appeal and hope they don't try a third. Its still going to be work to get them to move on what the ORVAC comittee approved but going to try again.
Safari Club and Mr Moller worked as interveners and am grateful they did
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Good news for a change in the Big Cypress
Replies: 2
Views: 1512

Good news for a change in the Big Cypress

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Judge Steele's dismissal of the NPCA and PEER challenges to the NPS Addition Lands GMP and Wilderness Act action. Lets hope they do not try to further appeal the decision.

Enjoy your weekend!
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Glades south of 41
Replies: 23
Views: 7771

Re: Glades south of 41

It only helps if you had owned and registered an airboat in 1988 to continue riding in east everglade the area ENP took over in 1988. In the big cypress that does not apply
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Glades south of 41
Replies: 23
Views: 7771

Re: Glades south of 41

great that must have been one that got added
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Glades south of 41
Replies: 23
Views: 7771

Re: Glades south of 41

you should have seen a few gators in that pond on the left about 1/2 way to coconuts theres usually a couple in thr especially if the water is down. if you made it to the mangroves you must have gone just outside the parkline don't get caught Harley got banned for a year he parked a hundred feet off...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 11
Views: 3204

Re: Sad News

prayers and sympathy for friends and family
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:24 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 11
Views: 3204

Re: Sad News

Prayers
by Eric Kimmel
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: About too paint my airboat camo!
Replies: 7
Views: 1506

Re: About too paint my airboat camo!

I use dull dead grass made by petit i always get the name of the company wrong used to cal it pirtle but think its petit
i its one dull color but from the air your boat blends in
by Eric Kimmel
Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboating in DEEP WATER glades
Replies: 13
Views: 2138

Re: Airboating in DEEP WATER glades

The destructive water impacts to the Glades resource is caused soley by governmental management agencies. Not by any motorized public access of the resource, nor from any camps; on or off the reservation. The water regulation schedule that is flooding the glades with deep water, for extended period...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Alaska Hovercraft Issue before Supreme Court Today
Replies: 10
Views: 5571

Re: Alaska Hovercraft Issue before Supreme Court Today

Here's a transcript of the Oral Arguments: http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/14-1209_n75o.pdf Audio of the Oral Arguments will be archived here: http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_audio.aspx After Reading all the oral argument and the article about the...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Looking for a little help today..
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

Re: Looking for a little help today..

I guess thre is not a single activity we do in South Florida that is not under attack
by Eric Kimmel
Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Save the Culture of Airboating
Replies: 103
Views: 5359

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

I will go but just make sure we cover the basics for holding any event. wcwn if we just park the airboats along the arera the wayside tables used to be and put on a big showing. but we also need a clear message as pointed out those of us granfather in can run till we die. but we also don't want to l...
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Save the Culture of Airboating
Replies: 103
Views: 5359

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

We have taken the Last 2 big cypress Superintendents for rides Jaime Cloneger took gustin and she even admitted to him that restricting the airboats South of the Loop didn't make sense. She also promised that we would not have to wait on the trails we groundtruthed would or for the ORVAC to implemen...
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Save the Culture of Airboating
Replies: 103
Views: 5359

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

glades cat wrote:Anyone know a Lobbyist?
I think Bonnie Bashim from Marshrider is

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