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Hard lessons
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
I picture it like this: A couple fishing buddies, eager to get out on the water and play with their new toy — in this case, a new motor for … Find out how to read more online.
Closest port in a storm
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
It’s that time of year. After a long dry season of brown grass, refilling swimming pools and watering new trees and shrubs, we are finally entering our wet season. The … Find out how to read more online.
Seagrass health in the Harbor
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
The Southwest Florida Water Management District reported this week that Tampa Bay’s seagrass beds expanded by 5,652 acres between 2012 and 2014 to 40,295 acres, a level not seen since … Find out how to read more online.
Lighting up the night
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
Everyone wants to customize or accessorize their handgun to make it special or unique. Lights and lasers are popular choices. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of … Find out how to read more online.
Live-baiting tarpon
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
Tarpon fishing is in full swing, and demand for bait crabs is running high. Tarpon love crabs. But they’re not the only bait, or even necessarily the best one. In … Find out how to read more online.
Domestic disharmony
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
One evening last week, Mrs. Capt. Ralph sat next to me on the sofa, clicked off the television, made a show of carefully placing the remote on the cushion between … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  May 14 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.
Photo trophies
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
Wow — you guys catch a lot of fish. A LOT of fish. Seeing all your photos in my email and on Facebook makes me really jealous that I don’t … Find out how to read more online.
Special Olympians get their fish on
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
On April 9, the Venice Police Department Marine Unit and the Sarasota County Special Olympics, coordinated and directed by Marine Officer Paul Joyce, hosted the 13th Annual Sharks Tooth Fishing … Find out how to read more online.
$15,000 reward for panther killer
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
NAPLES (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States, the Center for Biological Diversity and Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to … Find out how to read more online.
Do you need a permit?
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
In today’s world, you need a license or permit to do just about anything. Want to drive a car? You need a driver’s license. Want to add a porch to … Find out how to read more online.
Fishing trip ends in tragedy
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE HARBOR — Three days after the bodies of a man and his uncle were pulled from the waters near Hog Island, family members were still left wondering what happened … Find out how to read more online.
Can’t keep a good cat down
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
Over the past few weeks, Peace River Wildlife Center has been treating a juvenile bobcat. He came in with severe dermatitis secondary to notoedric mange (a skin infection due to … Find out how to read more online.
The one that got away
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
We have all heard the stories about “the one that got away.” It’s usually the tale of an enormous fish that came off within feet of the boat, or was … Find out how to read more online.
Algae ain’t seagrass
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
Life is always changing and our area is growing faster than we realize. While we are grateful for the economic stimulation from all our growth and visitors, there are always … Find out how to read more online.
Faking out a silver king
Thu  May 21 2015 08:30AM
As promised, this week we’re talking about artificial lures for tarpon fishing. There are lots of ways you can do this, depending on where you happen to be fishing. Probably … Find out how to read more online.
The curse of the banana
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
Way back in 1987, I was invited by my two older brothers to join them on a chartered fishing trip down in Islamorada. This trip has been stuck in my … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
JOSH: Saw your comments regarding a redfish hatchery. Texas has been quite successful with them and I have followed their results fairly closely. The reds here will have plenty to … Find out how to read more online.
Anglers at odds over red snapper
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Fishing boats stream out of the pass leading from Destin Harbor into the Gulf of Mexico most any spring day, and the flow becomes a flood … Find out how to read more online.
Secret spots
Thu  May 14 2015 08:30AM
Who doesn’t have a secret spot? If you spend enough time talking to guys who have been fishing for most of their adult lives, you’ll realize they all have a … Find out how to read more online.


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