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The future of fishing
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
A friend of mine called me the other day to talk about fish tags. No, not for tracking — for harvesting, like the type alligator hunters are required to use. … Find out how to read more online.
Sunset at the Gulf View Grill
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
It was in the fishing report, so it had to be true: Flounder on the beach on Manasota Key! There’s not much better than fresh flounder, so we headed up … Find out how to read more online.
Water, water everywhere …
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
… nor any drop to drink! This line was penned by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,“ an extensive ode of peril and nautical adventure. It … Find out how to read more online.
One down, eight to go
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
Last week’s wildlife rescue class taught by some of Peace River Wildlife Center’s rescue volunteers was a rousing success — and not a moment too soon. Life has indeed been … Find out how to read more online.
Thinking pink
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
WaterLine has gone pink this week to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With an increasing number of women participating in all types of outdoor recreation, I think it’s very appropriate … Find out how to read more online.
Fish get gassy, too
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
When a person has gas, it’s an inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing condition. For most species of fish, though, having a little gas is a good thing. Most bony fish have … Find out how to read more online.
If you love her, let her go
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
Reviving a snook after an intense battle and watching it swim away is one of the most personal moments you can have with a fish in the wild. There is … Find out how to read more online.
That magic moment
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
An epiphany is a sudden revelation or insight. The lives of fishermen and boaters can be full of epiphanies. I had a rather good one leaving the dock one day. … Find out how to read more online.
On a hot bite
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
When fish get grouped up, it can be one of the best things you will ever experience on the lake. If you can find those groups and they are aggressively … Find out how to read more online.
Fall won’t wait
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Do yourself a favor: Make time to enjoy our beautiful area’s great fishing now! It’s now or winter. I’m serious; now is the time to enjoy local fishing. Snook, redfish, … Find out how to read more online.
Quail rehab
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
Last time we talked a little bit about quail hunting in our area. Let’s start off with some opportunities in our area to hunt quail even if you don’t have … Find out how to read more online.
Costa Rica or Florida?
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
Ryan and I thought we would check out the real estate market in Costa Rica. Actually, that’s not the whole truth — my daughter is living there, and it was … Find out how to read more online.
Outfished. Again.
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
When you fish in team tournaments, you’re always thrilled when your back-boater is catching bass. In my case, it’s a double-edged sword. My partner in the team tournaments is my … Find out how to read more online.
Smells like birds to me
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
Don and I were awakened by the alarm clock. I knew the snooze was on so I was a bit lazy and did not jump out of bed. When the … Find out how to read more online.
letters to the editor
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
JOSH: I live in Venice January through April and take the party boat out of Englewood. Are there any daily party boats out of Venice? Seems like there would be … Find out how to read more online.
Learn and understand
Thu  Oct 23 2014 08:00AM
This week our Gulf Council is meeting in Mobile, Ala., and is expected to approve the sector separation recreational for-hire and private anglers today. Whatever they decide, it’s a done … Find out how to read more online.
Get your bait Downtown
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
The on-again, off-again tackle shop location at Punta Gorda’s Laishley Park Municipal Marina is once more occupied — and this time, the new proprietors are planning to be in it … Find out how to read more online.
Stone crab season now underway
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opened Oct. 15 in state and federal waters. To ensure this valuable resource is available for generations to come, take care … Find out how to read more online.
One cold front is not winter
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
OK, we had a cool front come through. Our humidity dropped by quite a bit, and the temperature went down enough to be noticeable. But don’t jump the gun — … Find out how to read more online.
Ready for a rescue mission?
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
As the snowbirds start to stream down south for the winter, so do the snow birds. Here at Peace River Wildlife Center, we have noticed an increase in migrating avian … Find out how to read more online.


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