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FWC: Red tide up

Today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) shows that red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the...
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Local captains support catch-and-release order

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local charter fishing captains support the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) executive order that temporarily imposes catch-and-release restrictions...
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Red tide continues to increase

Red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the week ending Sept. 14, according to the latest report from the Florida Fish...
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Where’s Bortie?

Picking up the pace and moving ahead to 11th place from 12th in a field of 13, loggerhead sea turtle Bortie continues to swim...

Reel Time on the road: Fishing the South Georgia coast

While on a recent trip to St. Marys and Cumberland Island, Ga., I had the great pleasure of being introduced to the area’s fishing...

New red tide treatment for manatees in works

Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new and more efficient ways to treat manatees exposed to the toxic red tide. Through a...
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Red tide resources

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FWC: Red tide increasing

Red tide is increasing again in the Gulf of Mexico off Anna Maria Island, according to today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife...

Red tide takes toll on marine life

Dolphins Red tide is suspected of killing 41 dolphins in August in Southwest Florida, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is the first...
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Reel Time: On the road to St. Marys and Cumberland Island,...

This past week I had the pleasure of an adventure to coastal Georgia when I accompanied my wife to a tai chi workshop in...
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A scuba diver’s view of red tide

The recent red tide produced fish kills that littered the Island’s Gulf-side beaches and this begs the question: Are there any fish left in...
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Red tide lessens

Red tide is lessening off Anna Maria Island, according to today's report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Red tide is a...

Reel Time: The good, the bad and the ugly

This past Sunday morning I launched my boat to check out the red tide situation and look for places to fish. In the process...
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Red tide FAQs

What is red tide? A red tide is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plantlike organism). In the Gulf of Mexico, it is Karenia...

Red tide ‘flu’ nothing to sneeze at

Sore throats, coughing, sneezing, shortness of breath, headache, eye irritation, rashes – people on Anna Maria Island with some of these symptoms are complaining...