How to tie down an SUP

July 10, 2014

Watch as  Michael S. demonstrate the proper way to tie down a SUP.

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Snorkeling Essentials

June 11, 2014

In the snorkeling world, the most common equipment used is mask, snorkel and fins. But  when it comes to snorkeling people often forget essential parts of their equipment, a snorkeling vest and weights. Masks are very important as well as your snorkel, fins, weights and snorkel vest. Needless to say, the masks helps you to […]

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Finding the perfect SUP for me

May 30, 2014

I’m an employee here at Bill Jackson’s and over the years I have been getting more and more into the sport of Stand-Up Paddle boarding. Everyday I would come into work and drool over the wall of paddleboards we have. Last month I decided that enough was enough and I needed to buy myself a […]

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When Disaster Struck…

May 12, 2014

This past Saturday, May 10, Bill Jackson’s Women’s Dive Team set out on a spear fishing dive for the Lionfish Round-Up Tournament. We were excited to set out on this adventure as it was our first tournament as a team. As we headed out on our 25 foot boat we thought the conditions were going […]

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Blue Water Explorers Dive Trip

May 7, 2014

I’ve been asked to write a little about our upcoming trip with Blue Water Explorers down in Bradenton, Florida on Sunday June 29, 2014. I think in order to do that, a little bit about their history is in order. Blue Water Explorers and the SCUBA Shack has been scuba diving and spear fishing in […]

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Where has all the ammo gone?

October 9, 2013

Gun stores NATIONWIDE are dealing with the effects from the scarcity of ammunition. Not only are retailers feeling the squeeze but Law Enforcement agencies have taken a hit as well. This leaves everybody with the question: Where has all the ammo gone? Is it the government pursuing different measures of gun control after a failed […]

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Brad’s easy loop knot

July 3, 2013

Join Brad as he demonstrates how to tie an easy loop knot for use on Tarpon or Snook bite tippets.

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“Think light, hike light”

June 26, 2013

One of the aspects that has been so rewarding in having a strong relationship with Bill Jacksons has been the ability to network with fellow outdoor enthusiasts. It is somewhat challenging to find people that are knowledgeable on hiking and are as enthusiastic in putting forth the effort to do it “right.” In the year […]

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The Truth About Sharks

June 24, 2013

Just like Bill did with his first article, we hope to bring you a fun, entertaining, and informative column dealing with the wonderful world that is SCUBA diving. For this edition, I wanted to talk about one of the most misunderstood creatures of the deep, the SHARK!!!!! *Queue the Jaws music*… So what exactly is […]

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Flag of the Realm

June 19, 2013

My name is Bill and I am NAUI Scuba Instructor #50805. No, I didn’t type it backwards. Here at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, you’ll find me working the Dive Shop sales floor, in the Scuba Repair Workshop servicing regulators, BCs, and other scuba gear, and teaching a variety of Scuba Classes from basic Scuba […]

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