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The solution to climate change

Reel Time: The solution to climate change

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, I attended an advance screening of the documentary, “Kiss The Ground,” based on the novel of the same name by...
Reel Time: Scallopalooza, It’s Clamtastic

Reel Time: Scallopalooza, it’s clamtastic

Sarasota Bay Watch’s “Scallopalooza, It’s Clamtastic!” fundraising event is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Feb. 15, 2020. SBW’s major fundraiser supports the many projects the...

Reel Time: Fishing bridges, piers and docks

You don’t have to have a boat to get to some of this winter’s best fishing. Bridges, docks and piers provide anglers who don’t...

Florida manatee boating deaths rise

Florida manatee deaths have reached 545 in 2019, 13 more than the five-year average of 532, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
Reel Time: We’ll See

Reel Time: We’ll See

Recently I was intent on fishing an area that has become one of my favorite haunts. Unfortunately, when I got there another boat was anchored...
Reel Time: Mars Bay Bonefish Lodge

Reel Time: Mars Bay Bonefish Lodge

“Big bonefish 12 o’clock, 60 feet mon,” our Bahamian guide Lox whispered to my partner Gerry Tipper. Pointing his rod, Lox had him swing the...
Reel Time: Polarized glasses

Reel Time: Polarized glasses

Polarized sunglasses are essential for serious anglers. They serve multiple purposes including protecting the eyes from damaging UV light, cutting the surface glare and...
Reel Time: Autres poisson

Reel Time: Autres poisson

When you read about fly fishing in the Georgia mountains, the story usually centers on trout. Whether it’s rainbow trout, brown trout or native...
Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 544 (beating the 2018 record of 534!) False crawls: 568 Nests hatched: 413 Hatchlings hatched: 27,298 (2018 record: 35,788) Nest disorientations: 55 Related coverage Good, bad records...
Reel Time: A home away from home

Reel Time: A home away from home

It never crossed my mind that I might eventually find a place that would start to feel like a home away from home. For...
Early duck hunting season revives concerns

Early duck hunting season revives concerns

PERICO ISLAND – The early duck hunting season - nine days that ended Sept. 29 - revived concerns about the safety and peace of...
Reel Time: Spain – Basque Country and Andalusa

Reel Time: Spain – Basque Country and Andalusia

For a country that’s smaller geographically than Texas, Spain is diverse in its culture, customs and cuisine. After exploring the capital Madrid and the ancient...
Reel Time: Spain – Madrid and Toledo

Reel Time: Spain – Madrid and Toledo

Spain was never on my list of places to travel. When looking for a new destination to explore, Chris and I settled on Portugal...
Palma Sola Bay

Palma Sola water quality compromised

BRADENTON - The south side of Palma Sola Bay continues to test positive for moderate levels of enterococcus bacteria from fecal matter, according to...
Reel Time: Get ready for fall

Reel Time: Get ready for fall

If I had to pick a least-favorite month for fishing, September would certainly be in the running. This is hurricane season and the height...