Secret to Destin’s early fishing succes

Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 at 02:51 PM.

So, let’s go ahead and admit, Destin’s great fishing history success can be attributed to men like Captain Roscoe Mikel whom God blessed with fine minds but with even greater wives who took care of them spiritually and physically.    

Destin’s early captains were men of faith that knew Jesus was their anchor and their safe harbor, too. May all who go forth across the bar into the gulf know Him as well and with wives that love Jesus, too.

Capt. Ben Marler, a longtime Destin resident, fisherman and author of “Old Destin Through the Eyes of a Child,” “4 o’clock in the morning,” and “I Am Not Ashamed of Jesus,” can be reached at

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