Friday, March 27 6:57:53 PM Peter We recently had a guest who lives in Destin, Fl., a very lovely beach town. He likes to Vacation in Indian Pass, Fl. , where Three Palms is located. His love of Indian Pass comes from the belief he has that this is truly “Old Florida “ and one of only a few places left where you can experience Florida the way it used to be. He deeply dislikes the traffic, congestion and commercialization of what most people consider a simply beautiful , if not gorgeous area, in Destin. He loves the laid back, natural beauty and serenity of this area in Gulf County, Fl., known as the “Forgotten Coast”. He Fished, Hiked, Kayaked, Cycled, Boated and watched stars at night. He saw Eagles, Hawks, Pelicans, an assortment of other birds, Dolphins, Sea Turtles and their nesting eggs, Alligators, a Bear, and even what he thought was a small Panther. All this and more right on this tiny Peninsula, known as Indian Pass.
While staying at our Vacation Rental, Three Palms Compound, here in THE FORGOTTEN COAST www.two-palms.com In a 48 hour period he waded out in The St. Joe Bay and picked his own scallops, cleaned them and ate them that night. After scalloping he placed Crab Traps on the left side of the Boat Ramp at Indian Pass Campground, and left. He then grabbed his bait Throw Net and Palms. He then went back and collected his crab traps with a couple of dozen blue crabs waiting for him. On his way back to Three Palms, he entered the Indian Pass Lagoon, waded out and found some Oyster Beds and promptly harvested some fresh Indian Pass Oysters. He tried a few casts on his fly rod trying to catch a nice “Red” fish in the Lagoon that is known to be a hang out area for Red’s. While he was unsuccessful catching a Red, he had better luck that night when he went “Gigging” for Flounder and with his Gigging stick and light caught a bunch of Flounder that night. All this while his wife and family hung out by the pool and beach at Three Palms. He then had a huge, delicious Seafood Feast with his family, with Fish that was cleaned in the Three Palms Screened in Fish Room and cooked on the Huge Charcoal Grill that could cook 24 hamburgers at once. Scallops, Oysters, Crab, Trout and Flounder………except for the scallops…….all the bait and fish were caught within a mile or two of Three Palms. The scallops were less than a 5 minute drive away. This is truly AWESOME and I am so jealous of his man’s “Old Florida” experience. Peter Burns- Owner Burns Management Beach Vacation Rentals