Trout Studios: Various Randomness

Because Everyone Can Leave Footprints





Steve Spayde


That's Steve on the right. Steve Spayde is a friend and band mate. He is the finest guitarist on the Emerald Coast. His site has tons 'o' tunes available for guiltless download. Check him out and tell him who sent you.



Doug Bowers Music


Doug Bowers is a multi-instrumentalist singer / song writer who makes his home on the gulf coast of North West Florida. He has dedicated his muse to his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ writing, recording and producing music during domestic down time. Although his taste in music ranges from classical to progressive metal, Doug's songwriting lends itself to a variety of styles. Musically, progressive rock influences are evident in the majority of his songs.



Gulf Coast


Hurricane Ivan near landfall in Alabama on September 16th


Weather Underground


One of the more intense storms on record, Ivan reached Category 5 status on three separate occasions. Fortunately, the storm was a little weaker before landfall several hours following the Satellite Image below. There were winds up to 60 to 65 mph in portions of eastern Mississippi with numerous trees blown down once the storm moved inland into western Alabama.