The experience of competing in the Junior Olympics is old hat for a local quartet of athletes, which becomes even more obvious given their poised attitudes with the event just ahead.
Other than the extreme afternoon heat, Saturday’s conditions were near ideal for fishing. The surf gave up good numbers of trout along with Spanish mackerel, jack crevalle, sheepshead, stingrays, sharks and a few reds.
A flock of gulls busy protecting their nests on an island in Dickinson Bay.
Black-headed gull hatchlings wandering around close to their nests trying to get mother's attention with flapping wings and cries.
A nest with jade green eggs with black speckles, belonging to a black-headed gull.