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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...
Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 544 (beating the 2018 record of 534!) False crawls: 568 Nests hatched: 407 Hatchlings hatched: 26,868 (2018 record: 35,788) Nest disorientations: 59 Related coverage Turtle Watch, resort...
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...

Reel Time: Charleston and the Low Country

Charleston, South Carolina, is a city that’s been on my list to visit for a very long time. The first week in August my...
Reel Time: Scallop Search Aug. 24

Reel Time: Scallop Search Aug. 24

Sarasota Bay Watch’s annual Scallop Search, its signature and longest-standing event, is slated for Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron on City...
Reel Time: Grant boosts SBW clam restoration effort

Reel Time: Grant boosts SBW clam restoration effort

On Monday, Aug. 5, Sarasota Bay Watch received an award letter and grant agreement from the Sarasota based Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation. The...
Reel Time: Cameras – catch and release digitally

Reel Time: Cameras – catch and release digitally

The world of digital photography and videography continues to evolve, and anglers have never had more options to explore. Whether you're capturing a picture...

Reel Time: Success – opportunity meets preparedness

It seems that we have to work harder all the time for a day on the water that includes catching fish. That’s after actually...
Reel Time: Line and leaders

Reel Time: Line and leaders

When anglers talk tackle, the conversation is usually centered on rods and reels, lures and accessories. While these make up the largest part of...
Reel Time: Waterkeeper Alliance holding polluters accountable

Reel Time: Waterkeeper Alliance holding polluters accountable

The Waterkeeper Alliance is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit that is exclusively focused on clean water. The Alliance works to preserve and protect...

Reel Time: Dog days strategies

Dog days (Latin: diēs caniculārēs) are the hottest, most sultry days of summer. In the Northern Hemisphere, the dog days of summer are most...

Reel Time: Tarpon primer

Tarpon are one of the premier gamefish that swim local waters and are a noble adversary on any tackle. The fish that frequent our...