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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: 1860

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: 11135

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: 11135

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: 11135

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: 3777

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: 3777

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: 2125

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: 2906

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: 7717

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: 1221

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: 7779

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: 7779

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: 7779

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

glades cat wrote:Anyone know a Lobbyist?
I think Bonnie Bashim from Marshrider is
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Save the Culture of Airboating
Replies: 103
Views: 7779

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

isn't Bonnie Bashim a lobbyist? Hey and Frank you can't get out of the ride that easily take my boat it stil runs just don't use it enough to justify owning it Anyone friends with a congressman that's where we need to get a bill started to change the NO airboat law that's been in place since ENP was...
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro
Replies: 33
Views: 11228

Re: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro

[great cause I promised John Bob a ride the photographer who did a lot of the walk for mother earth photos and is always looking for place to take pictures
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro
Replies: 33
Views: 11228

Re: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro

so is the ride from the airboat club off tomorrow?
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:34 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Preserve Public Access to Public waters Act HR3310
Replies: 0
Views: 835

Preserve Public Access to Public waters Act HR3310

Was asked to support this bill. I do not exactly agree with the view that the NPS worked that well with the FWC we loss more access in the latest NPS general management plan but maybe this bill will help in the future Eric 10-8-15 Ros-Lehtinen Praises the Incorporation of the Preserving Public Acces...
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:34 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro
Replies: 33
Views: 11228

Re: Ride the Park Saturday with Drone and Go Pro

If I finish some work in time will head out
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: dusty brewsters celibration of life to be held at his house
Replies: 27
Views: 5734

Re: dusty brewsters celibration of life to be held at his ho

Life goes by too fast prayers for the family and friends
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Front or back seat driver
Replies: 14
Views: 2697

Re: Front or back seat driver

I liked my taylor with a jump seat behind me my wife liked better than my rear driver because she hastes busting spider webs
both my other boats have been rear seat drivers i like them better for the obviouse being able to see what the pasenger is doing but my wife misses the old taylor.
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: with a broken heart we say goodbye to Florida Cracker
Replies: 64
Views: 9445

Re: with a broken heart we say goodbye to Florida Cracker

He will be missed prayers and comfort to the family from ours
eric travis michele and cody
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: no more airboats in ENP?
Replies: 38
Views: 5695

Re: no more airboats in ENP?

Congress passed a law about airboats in the original ENP don't know what year airboats were first outlawed When the east everglades was added to ENP that's when ENP was said or made a rule saying those operating then could until they passed on. I have asked the previous ENP superintendent about it a...
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: no more airboats in ENP?
Replies: 38
Views: 5695

Re: no more airboats in ENP?

Another note on this stuff it also relates to one section of the ROGG plan River of Grass greenway calls for the closing of all the airboat vendors in favor of just one location for a vender. so instead of 3 or 4 opportunities for visitors to choose from that want to experience an airboat ride and s...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: no more airboats in ENP?
Replies: 38
Views: 5695

Re: no more airboats in ENP?

injunction yea its been done to us enough times. and use the time to get our dystfunctional congress to change the law banning airboats in ENP. Come to think of it i never saw the statute just took superintendnet' Kimballs word for it when i was trying to get airboats allowed in Flamingo

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