Sports & Outdoors

Kids Classic next weekend, ‘Howl’-ing to be done this weekend

May 25, 2023
While the adults are getting ready to “Howl” at Sunday night’s Howl at the Moon Tarpon Tournament, young fisherfolk from throughout the area are getting ready to have their own tarpon tournament n…

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…

Youth fishing tournament this Saturday, May 20

May 18, 2023
Lee County Parks and Recreation and the Boca Beacon will sponsor another youth fishing event this Saturday, May 20 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Boca Grande North Fishing Pier (the road behind Kappy’…

Bombenger takes top prize in first tourney of season

May 11, 2023
If the first tarpon tournament of the 2023 season, held last Saturday night, gives any indication as to what is in store, it might just be a pretty interesting season. Capt. Chad Bombenger and his…

Dwindling days until the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament mean it’s time to make sure you know your schedule

May 11, 2023
The World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament of 2023 is fast approaching, with 25 boats expected to have signed up by early next week. Fishing will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, May 17 and 18, in…


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The word from the wickets

March 30, 2023
The second Annual Gasparilla Mallet Club Tournaments are in the history books, and they were resounding successes, according to Skip Russo, one of the tournament’s directors. At least 24 people to…

The Big Red Bus is coming

March 16, 2023
Donating blood saves lives. We all intrinsically know this. Yet, according to the American Red Cross, less than 3 percent of age-eligible people donate blood annually. The Boca Grande Health Cl…