Saturday, April 4, 2020

Reel Time: It’s only common sense 

It’s only common sense
I’ve resisted writing about the Covid-19 threat and how it affects fishing and our lives here in Florida. Until now. Why the change? I think it’s incumbent on everyone to have a frank discussion of the potential threat this disease poses and to attempt...

Outdoors

Coronavirus affecting turtle, bird monitoring

Coronavirus affecting turtle, bird monitoring

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – COVID-19 will keep most Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring volunteers off the beaches as sea turtle and...

Reel Time: Any given kind

Some of my fondest memories over the years have been spending time with and experiencing the wit and wisdom of some of fishing’s most...

Protecting paradise

I don’t think it’s a stretch to call where we live paradise. I hear first-time visitors say that all the time. Many, including me,...
Shorebird survey marks start of season

Shorebird survey marks start of season

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Shorebird nesting season is beginning, and a three-day survey of shorebirds on Anna Maria Island beaches shows 38 black skimmers...
Manatee CCA banquet a huge success

Manatee CCA banquet a huge success

I attended the 2020 Manatee County Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) banquet at the Manatee County Convention Center in Palmetto on Feb. 27. That night,...