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Reader Photos
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
WE WANT YOUR PHOTOS! Here’s how it works: Take pictures of your outdoor adventures. Send your high-quality digital photos to Editor@WaterLineWeekly.com. DO NOT send us photos of oversized or other … Find out how to read more online.
Good news, later
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Hey, who wants some good news? OK, read on: PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Several fish stocks from Maine to Florida are rebounding and are no longer subject to overfishing, federal … Find out how to read more online.
Fisheries management: It ain’t for sissies
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Fishery management is important to everyone involved and literally survival to some of us. We hear so much talk about fishery management these days. In fact, we have a Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.
Celebrating Earth Day
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Yesterday — April 22 — was Earth Day. This unassuming little holiday was started in 1970 in an effort to bring awareness to the need for environmental protection. Peace River … Find out how to read more online.
Finally, a taste of success
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
OK, it’s been a while since I have done anything worthwhile in our club tournaments, other than on Okeechobee. But this past weekend I may have finally broken through while … Find out how to read more online.
It’s knot that hard
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
There are certain topics of discussion that are pretty much guaranteed to get fishermen into an argument: Which fish fights hardest? Which fish tastes the best? What’s the best boat? … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
WE WANT YOUR PHOTOS! Here’s how it works: Take pictures of your outdoor adventures. Send your high-quality digital photos to Editor@WaterLineWeekly.com, or send prints by snail mail to WaterLine, 23170 … Find out how to read more online.
Keep ’em honest
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
I was at the Hook Kids on Fishing program last Saturday at Fishermen’s Village when a gentleman came up to me to tell me an unhappy little story. He was … Find out how to read more online.
Bone to pick over fish guts
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
The crime occurred March 12. 5:26 p.m., according to a later report. The place: A dock on a canal behind a home on Mississippi Avenue in Englewood, an easy-going town, … Find out how to read more online.
Going to swim with the manatees? Maybe not
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
CRYSTAL RIVER — For Michael Lusk, it was a bizarre and unpleasant encounter he had with some angry people and a woman in a pink chiffon dress that made him … Find out how to read more online.
Gulf grouper shenanigans
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
Are they or aren’t they? Is the red grouper fishery healthy, or is it in trouble? It’s not surprising that many Gulf anglers are confused about the status of red … Find out how to read more online.
What’s changed in offshore drilling
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As oil gushed from BP’s ruptured well five years ago and public outrage built by the day, the Obama administration issued a six-month moratorium on drilling … Find out how to read more online.
Planning for the storm
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Hurricane season is just around the corner. This will be our third season living in Southwest Florida and hopefully not our first actual event. We did go through a few … Find out how to read more online.
Your AR, done your way
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Hey, shooters. Let’s talk a bit about the AR15 modern sporting rifles, also called black guns. These guns, which are based on the U.S. military M16, have become massively popular … Find out how to read more online.
So much to catch
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
Well, winter is definitely behind us. It turned into Florida really quickly this year. I do think this is going to be a banner year for a lot of different … Find out how to read more online.
Into the danger zone
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
I love fishing. It’s my life. I especially love going after big fish. Tarpon and sharks are my passions, and I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way. … Find out how to read more online.
Hooking local kids on fishing
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
Last Saturday, Hook Kids on Fishing held their annual kids’ fishing clinic at Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda. Some 125 kids showed up to learn about fishing. Each child was … Find out how to read more online.
’Glades python hunt will return
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
MIAMI (AP) — Florida is bringing back a public hunt for invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission plans to hold the next “Python … Find out how to read more online.
Turning a drag into big fun
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
Have you ever noticed that you can present just about any artificial or natural bait in a multitude of ways? Most of the time, when WaterLine writers discuss a specific … Find out how to read more online.
Dwindling oyster supply threatens Apalachicola
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) — Five generations of Philip Vinson’s family have labored using tongs to pull oysters from Apalachicola Bay’s shallow waters. He fears there won’t be a sixth. The … Find out how to read more online.


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