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O’Bannon takes Tarpon Fly Fishing Invitational 

May 25, 2023
Sometimes we have to remember that ours are not the only fishing tournaments going on at this time of year. Island son Parker O’Bannon recently took top honors at the second annual Tarpon Fly Fish…

Recycled oyster shells to create new reef in Charlotte Harbor

May 25, 2023
CCA Florida and partners join effort to create new oyster reef in Turtle Bay On Thursday, May 18 Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Florida partnered with Ingman Marine, Abbott Construction…

A Better Shot Foundation awards five scholarships to seniors

May 25, 2023
A Better Shot Foundation is pleased to award five graduating seniors $5,000 renewable scholarships this year. In addition, over $55,000 was awarded to renewing scholars.   Stefan Iwasiw from No…

SPOTLIGHT: Gary Robinson

May 25, 2023
Gary Robinson loves making music. Making it for the people of Boca Grande raises it to a whole new level for him. Gary is the drummer for the new rock band known as “The Green Flash, Boca Grande,”…

Capt. Charlie Coleman and team aboard “Pass Time” take first in World’s Richest with 12 releases, Coleman wins Jay Joiner Belt Buckle

May 18, 2023
The results of the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament are in, with Capt. Charlie Coleman and his team on “Pass Time” taking first place in the two-day competition with 12 fish released. They took h…

Capt. Frank and the team on ‘Native’ take first

May 18, 2023
If the tarpon could talk, they would tell you some tall tales about Capt. Frank Davis. Some would tell you about the time he had their grandfather on the line, others would tell the story of the t…

Fishery property owners ready to start again after storm

May 18, 2023
Activity at The Fishery property is threefold in terms of projects that are going on there, but none of them have anything to do with museums, reproductions of buildings that once stood there or m…

That new lady looks shady

May 18, 2023
This new little Shady Lady has taken the place of the old cedar tree across from Hudson’s that was dubbed “the Community Tree” back in 1954. On Monday the old one was taken down to the main trunk,…

ResilientLee takes the stage at Boca Grande Community Center

May 18, 2023
This week, Boca Grande was added to the communities in Lee County being asked for input on how well the County has been doing in response to Hurricane Ian.  Every city in the county, and severa…

Parks & Rec director gone, word of new replacement still pending

May 18, 2023
Lee County Parks & Recreation Supervisor Jesse Kanuch has left his position at the Boca Grande Community Center, leaving many wondering what will happen next. According to Lee County, it’s jus…