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Water quality report

Bayfront Park North    Moderate Bradenton Beach        Good Coquina Beach North  Good Coquina Beach South Good Manatee Beach North  Good Palma Sola South       ...
Good, bad records mark turtle season

Good, bad records mark turtle season

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - With three weeks left in turtle nesting and hatching season, sea turtles have set a nesting record, with 544 nests...
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 - Seville and Andalusia

Reel Time: Spain – Seville and Andalusia

Our travels in Spain concluded with a trip to Seville located in the southwestern Iberian peninsula on the Guadalquivir River. Seville is the capital 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...
Film to feature local oyster recycling program

Film to feature local oyster recycling program

PERICO BAYOU – A film crew followed about 75 volunteers on the last day of National Estuaries Week Saturday as they worked in Perico...
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...
Auction to benefit Turtle Watch

Auction to benefit Turtle Watch

HOLMES BEACH – Enjoy live music, live and silent auctions and good food at the Second Annual Turtle Watch Wednesday on Sept. 25 from...
Benac accepts plea deal in shark dragging case

Benac accepts plea deal in shark dragging case

Updated Sept. 18, 2019 | TAMPA – Robert “Bo” Benac, 30, of Sarasota, agreed to a plea deal this afternoon while appearing before Judge...
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...
Turtle Watch Wednesday returns

Turtle Watch Wednesday returns

HOLMES BEACH – A Paradise Realty and Vacation Rentals and Hurricane Hanks are following up last year’s fundraising efforts with this year’s Second Annual...
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...
Turtle Watch, resort working to improve lighting

Turtle Watch, resort working to improve lighting

HOLMES BEACH – Outdoor lighting at the Anna Maria Beach Resort is expected to become more turtle-friendly and safer for people after discussions following...