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St. Johns River Monster: 170 Years of Sightings

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Supposed sightings of the St. Johns River Monster go back 170 years. It’s been called “Johnnie,” for the river, and the inexplicable “Borinkus.” Bounties have been offered, but the beast has never been shot, by gun or by camera. Sea monster legends do, however, connect to real world monstrosities, headlines of lynchings and the Klan. And no explanations satisfy those who say they’ve seen it. 

New Story: Beer Hole & Horse-Legged Fish

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“We could think of no other name to match the majesty, quiet elegance, and feeling of utter peace. We called it the Beer Hole.”

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Ben brought the first girl he ever dated down here. He told her this place and this perspective weren’t half as pretty as she was.

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“Thought what was accurate?” I ask.

“The violent kicking of a horse-legged fish.”