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Temporary regulation modification for snook in Charlotte Harbor effective Sept. 1

September 1, 2022
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has filed an Executive Order this month to extend the catch-and-release-only limit on snook in the area of Charlotte Harbor until Dec. 1…

BTT to develop ‘Vulnerability Index’ for tarpon habitats using local stats

August 26, 2022
Knowing where juvenile tarpon live is only part of the challenge in keeping a healthy tarpon population thriving. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust researchers are acutely aware, though, that keeping he…

Help protect nesting shorebirds: A message from BIPS

August 12, 2022
SUBMITTED BY THE BARRIER ISLAND PARKS SOCIETY More than 80 different species of birds have been documented at Cayo Costa State Park. Many of these are shorebirds that can be found on most of ou…

In memory of Jay … A little tourney, a little relaxation and remembrance

July 22, 2022
Sometimes it takes a special occasion – or a special person – to slow down the tarpon captains of Whidden’s Marina during the tail end of tarpon season. But this past weekend they had a good enoug…

Southwest Florida Fishing

July 21, 2022
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The tarpon are here … where are all y’all anglers?

July 15, 2022
Between late April and July, Boca Grande Pass hosts anglers from all over the world. Not only is it the time that tarpon spawn, but silver kings congregate here, some from hundreds of miles away, …

Four times a winner! 

July 1, 2022
Waylon makes history with the most buckles under his belt Capt. Waylon Mills got together with the Boca Grande Fishing Guides’ Association and a few close friends and family to celebrate his fo…

‘Howl’ ends tarpon tournament season: Baby ghost takes first place, ‘Last Fish’ Lamar takes second place and last fish while Miss Aubrey takes first fish

June 24, 2022
Anyone who disputes the power of Boca Grande’s fishing families need only witness the events of the evening of Saturday, June 18. A very stormy, rough day that left many anglers (and tournament ad…

Who are these groups of cyclists around Cape Haze?

June 24, 2022
Submitted by Don Elford If you live in the Cape Haze area, you have certainly observed many cyclists while you are out and about. There are many groups of riders and solo riders living or visit…