“Captain Brian Holaway is well versed in the intricacies of our unmatched locale. He can guide to and through a multitude of out-of-the way tidal creeks, bayous, keys and islands. More important is his passionate interest and respect for the region. With unique insights from his many explorations and his studies, not only does he identify the birds and wildlife that inhabit our semi-tropical watery land, but he explains their interconnectedness to their environment and each other. In addition, he shares the fascinating history of rugged people who came long before us: Florida Native Indians, the Calusa, the Spanish, the Cubans, early homesteaders, and the wisdom evident in the growth of their culture.

You will come away with great enjoyment and a new understanding of this beautiful place and its history.”

Historian, Betty Anholt
Author of Sanibel’s Story

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Margaret And Crew













 Margaret, Pam, Patti and Cathy went shelling with me in two different secret spots. Margaret is a mover and a shaker when it comes to shelling. She was leading the pack. Last year I took Margaret and her husband Manny out. What a great guy! This year it was Margaret and three of her friends. Margaret found a beautiful piece of junonia and an excellent lace murex. I enjoyed walking and talking with the ladies at secret spot number 3. We found many sandollars and one of the ladies found a stunning albino fighting conch. She told me I should have it because I had found so many treasures for her . Well you know me and albinos, I was very pleased to add this shell to my collection. It is the only one of this kind that I have in my collection.  It was a fun day on the water and the weather was in our favor.  Thank you Margaret and crew.
P.S.  Tell Manny I say hi. 
                                           Capt. Brian