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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Fin Facts: Split Fins vs Paddle Fins

November 22, 2011

The concept of fins is very simple… Fins push water backwards. The more water you push backwards, for a given amount of effort, the more you go forward. As you can see from the photo or your own experience there are a myriad of ways to push water backwards. So what is the real scoop […]

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