Quote Originally Posted by aberki View Post
Everything I read is that Vibrio thrives in warm brackish water - like the Indian River Lagoon in this case. Does anyone know if the risk for exposure to Vibrio is reduced in the open ocean, either the Atlantic side or Gulf side? I have often heard that saltwater actually heals open wounds "faster" however this may all be an old wives tale. Also, when I surf fish for a week straight in Fla. I can't tell you how many small open cuts I get on my hands just from handling so many fish, bait, cleaning fish etc....and they are in the water every day.