Capt. Ron Behnke
Last Thursday I read a good article about the opening of Cedar
Bayou including the history of its closure and the years of work that it
took to finally open it again. A lot of credit was given to persons,
groups, and governmental agencies that helped. That’s good. But what
was left out was a mention of the person who started Save Cedar Bayou,
Inc and worked tirelessly for this outcome until illness forced her to
turn over the reins to others. I am talking about Lynn Edwards of
Rockport who “mounted her horse” and spread the news that this important
pass needed to be re-opened. She and some others worked for years to
obtain the needed permits and tried and tried again to get help in this
endeavor. She did not give up until she stepped aside because of
illness and let others carry the baton to the finish line. I and
everyone out there should applaud this little lady for all of her hard
You’re gonna notice some printed issues of the
Saltwater Angler out there on a few newsstands. And in the future you
will see more and more distributed across the Coastal Bend. Changes are
coming for the Angler in the next few months as I am going to retire.
A great guy named Ron Henne will take the reins of the magazine
beginning in January and you need to watch for some great improvements
and yes, the magazine back in print. We are excited and we hope you are
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Chase, Kori, and Reef Simmons
showed the Redfish who’s the boss while fishing in Aransas bay on
10-4-14 with their dad, Clint.