About this Series
- Lessons: 11
- Total Time: 1h 15m
- Use: Watch Online & Download
- Access Period: Unlimited
- Created At: 11/22/2011
- Last Updated At: 04/22/2012
For most people, Florida is all beachfront resorts and theme parks. In this series, discover the Real Florida that is hidden just past the hustle and bustle. Lessons in this series include:
- Surf Fishing
- Fossil Hunting
- Treasure Hunting
- Marine Life Encounter
- Alligator Encounter
- Canoe Camping
About this Author
- how to Do florida -
- 62 lessons
Discover Florida like you’ve never seen it before… as the how to Do florida television series and website become your vacation and outdoor activities resource. how to Do florida’s unique how-to format is designed to empower viewers as they set out to discover the real Florida.
how to Do florida is hosted by Chad Crawford, a third generation Floridian fanatic and award-winning cinematographer and producer. Chad’s quest to teach viewers how to do Florida and present it in stunning High Definition is the driving force behind the shows success. “Florida is the star, I just try to stay out of the way” Says Chad about his role on the show.
Top it all off with some humorous and...
None of the lesson in this series have been reviewed.
Below are the descriptions for each of the lessons included in the series:
How to Do Shrimping
Meet us at the dock at 9 pm sharp, cause we’re going night shrimping in Florida! This activity brings a whole new meaning to the term “fresh seafood” and it makes for an unforgettable family outing. Meet up with us on the Indian River and learn how to scoop up some of the most delicious morsels of the sea.
How to Do Fossil Hunting
What better excuse do you need to go play in the dirt? Our Florida fossil experts will show you everything you need to know to get you on your way to unearthing Florida’s past scoop by scoop on the Peace River.
How to Do Treasure Hunting
Join us in Jupiter Inlet on Florida’s Treasure Coast with a modern day treasure hunter for an adventure in the water and on the beach. Learn about the origins of the name of this coast, and scan the beaches for pieces of eight from long lost Spanish Treasure Fleet ships. In the process, we might find those car keys you lost last summer. Treasure Hunting in Florida is a must-do for your next trip or vacation.
How to Do Surf Fishing
Do you enjoy gazing out into the ocean, letting it capture you with a sense of wonderment? Well, who doesn’t? If you're spending time on the beach in Florida, Surf fishing is the ultimate way to combine action packed fishing and the calming effect of the sea. Join Chad and learn how to catch the amazing variety of fish found just off the Florida beaches.
How to Do Crabbing
Crabbing is a great way to enjoy some spare time on a trip to Florida. This segment finds Chad in the boat of Gus Muensh, lifelong commercial crabber and Florida’s resident expert on all things crab. Gus takes Chad on his daily routine for Crabbing 101, and then heads back to the Crab Shack, where they steam a few up for a meal on the dock.
How to Do Scalloping
Steinhatchee is a fishing village that’s the definition of “Old Florida”. Situated in the Big Bend of North Florida, this region is synonymous with one thing: Scallops. Go on an underwater Easter egg hunt to find these delectable shellfish. So grab your goggles and fins, and learn how to go Scalloping in Florida!
How to Do Houseboating
Taking a Florida houseboat trip is like having a floating home base for any kind of water adventure you can think up. Travel with Chad and his family on Lake George and the St. Johns River as they journey to one of Florida’s picturesque freshwater springs for a secluded weekend of kayaking, fishing, and swimming that will not be soon forgotten.
How to Do Marine Life Encounter
This is one you’ll never forget. Meet up with Capt. Spencer Slate, a legend of the Florida Keys for diving with and feeding the creatures of the deep that most people would steer clear of. Capt. Slate offers an up close and personal encounter with some of the most revered predators of the reefs, including giant groupers, barracuda, moray eels, and even sharks. This is a must-do activity for your next trip to the Florida Keys.
How to Do Alligator Encounter
When you think of Florida, some of the first things to come to mind are beaches, a cartoon mouse, oranges and alligators. Lots and lots of alligators. Travel to two places famous for these ancient reptiles, the Everglades and the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, one of Florida’s original attractions. Learn how to experience these animals that outlived the dinosaurs both in a captive setting and in the wild on your next trip to Florida.
How to Do Beekeeping
The swamps of the Florida Panhandle are the only place in the world that gives us the rarest, healthiest, and most pure Tupelo Honey. Learn why movies have been made and songs sang about this special Florida product. Along the way, discover how bees make honey and what equipment you need to “bee” your own beekeeper from a 3rd generation beekeeper.
How to Do Canoe Camping
Join us on a family friendly relaxing adventure down the legendary Suwannee River, with its cypress stained waters, and white limestone cliffs, this is a corner of Real Florida that will challenge you perception of what a Sunshine State landscape looks like. Learn what to bring (and not bring) on an overnight trip down the river and how to make your next Florida vacation one that will not be soon forgotten.
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