December 30, 2016 at 3:49 am #153547
Groups host fly-fishing expo at Canterbury School Jan. 5 The Sanibel Fly Fishers, Sanibel Sea School and Canterbury School are hosting a fly fishing expo from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, in the Canterbury School gymnasium.December 30, 2016 at 3:59 am #153549
We hope Santa brought you the new rod and reel you wanted because there’s some great fishing out there. And this is your last chance for grouper for 2016, as the season is closed Jan. 1 to April 30. We continue to find the most productive fishing in the nearshore areas on both the Atlantic and gulf/bay side of the islands.December 30, 2016 at 4:29 am #153552December 30, 2016 at 4:34 pm #153557
The one piece of advice I give anyone going to the Florida Keys is: Don’t rush on the drive south. Stop along the way – frequently. In fact, don’t feel you must go to Key West at all. There are other great places to make your base in the Keys.December 30, 2016 at 4:35 pm #153558
Recreational and commercial blue crab traps must be removed from some northwest Florida waters before Jan. 5, the first day of a 10-day trap closure. Blue crab traps may not be in state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles, including intracoastal waterways) from the Florida/Alabama state line through the Franklin/Wakulla county line from Jan.December 30, 2016 at 4:37 pm #153559
Starting Jan 1, several recreational fishing season changes in Gulf waters will go into effect.Greater amberjack will open, triggerfish will remain closed and gag grouper will close in most Gulf waters.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) manages marine fish from the shore to 9 nautical miles (state waters) in the Gulf of Mexico.Greater amberjackThe greater amberjack season in Gulf state waters has been closed since Sept.January 6, 2017 at 3:23 am #153568
A Pahokee man was caught fishing illegally by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer, and according to the report, he didn’t go without a fight. The Palm Beach Post reported that Derrick Lee Williams, 31, was caught fishing with a cast net off the… More “January 6, 2017 at 3:24 am #153569
Powerful cold fronts and the conditions left in their wake truly have a profound impact on the bites both shallow and deep. The latest front to pass through the region during the early hours of December 30th is a prime example of how drastic things can change and swiftly rebound.
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