CONTRIBUTION FROM THE BOCA BAY PASS CLUB - As most Pass Club members are aware, the Boca Bay Pass Club board of directors has been working during the past three months to protect the Pass Club and surrounding properties from being damaged by a tropical storm or hurricane.
The possibilities for taking advantage of the upcoming license-free freshwater fishing day, Saturday, April 6, in Florida are almost endless. That’s because people of all ages can cast their lines into three million acres of lakes, ponds and reservoirs and 12,000 miles of fishable rivers, streams and canals.
PROVIDED BY SAVE THE TARPON - Save The Tarpon is calling on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to “buy a map” and hold at least one of its proposed tarpon rule change “workshops” in Boca Grande, the “Tarpon Fishing Capital of the World.”
Just to reiterate the policy that the Boca Beacon has had for many years ...
BY NIKKI HEIMANN - The surrounding waters of Boca Grande and many other beaches along Florida’s coast have been hit hard with the malignant algae, Karenia brevis. The onshore winds have been affecting many people who spend their day on the island. It’s become normal to hear a chorus of coughing around town, especially when outdoors. This red tide has been lingering, coming and going since October. It has been reported that this is the worst outbreak since 2007.
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