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Hi All! I hope everyone is healthy and safe. I am on the West Coast of Florida with my family & the kayaks. We were on the Peace River the other day and it’s the happiest I’ve seen my 2 teens in many moons. It reaffirms my belief that fossil hunting is the ultimate hobby. Doing your homework of geology and geography before the trip, discussing climate, weather, property rights, geology and paleontology on the hunt, getting exercise, less screen time all good stuff. Plus it’s a social distancing approved activity. Score! We are staying in Punta Gorda tonight and I’m lo
I never knew that Florida had such a plethora of fossil hunting opportunities. I have visited Venice Beach twice and found fossil shark teeth, fossil plant (most likely Crinoidea) impressions in rock, and fossil shells. I have wanted to visit the Peace River formation for a while now, and I know that there are other spots in Florida that seem to hold some promise. So I'm curious, since I'm basically just starting out hunting for fossils myself rather than buying them, as to what some people who also fossil hunt in Florida have found, and where you found it?