A writer who goes by “Boatguy Ed” penned an opinion column for the Fort Myers Beach Bulletin on his take on Florida boating as the first of the season snowbird boaters begin to arrive on his cruising grounds.
“I saw a Canadian license plate in the last couple of days in September. Sure sign that the "snowbird season" was about to begin. First to arrive are the oldest and/or the farthest north,” Boatguy Ed writes. “We're happy to see them come, but like Cracker Bob always asks, ‘If it's snowbird season why can't we shoot them?’