Monday, May 21, 2018

Green turtle swimming free after hospital stay

ANNA MARIA - Shoshi, a juvenile green sea turtle, is swimming free in Tampa Bay after a successful rehabilitation and release Thursday morning, May 10 at Bayfront Park. A fisherman found the turtle in March floating in yellow sludge 15 miles west of Bean Point,...

Outdoors

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Casting for recovery

The cool air along the Chattahoochee River mingled with the mid-morning sun created a magical backdrop for the female fly fishers as they worked...
Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Sea turtle nesting season is on! Turtle nests laid (2017 record - 488): 1 False crawls: 8 Nests hatched: 0 Not hatched: 0 Nests remaining: 1 Hatchlings to Gulf: 0 Nest...
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Manatee numbers down from 2017

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) counted 6,131 manatees in Florida waters in surveys this winter, down 489 from the record 6,620...
Shark Dragging Court

Charges dropped against one shark dragging defendant

TAMPA – Prosecutors have dropped felony animal cruelty charges against one of three men accused of dragging a live shark behind a speeding boat. Spencer Heintz,...
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Waterline hosts Kings for Kids Fishing Tournament

The Waterline Marina Resort and Beach Club in Holmes Beach hosted its first Kings for Kids Fishing Tournament April 21 in Holmes Beach. The...