Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login







 
WaterLine E-Edition
(click cover to view)
  WaterLine News
Welcome to prime time
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
It’s prime time for snook, trout and migratory mackerel. This is our very best inshore and nearshore fishing — we have everything but tarpon, and the silver kings could show … Find out how to read more online.
Spanish mackerel: Under-appreciated speedsters
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
A sure sign of the approach of spring in Southwest Florida is the arrival of hordes of Spanish mackerel. A few of these brightly colored, fast-swimming fish can be found … Find out how to read more online.
Eating like a king
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
I do hate to continue on our problems, but they appear to be forcing us to educate ourselves and get involved. I see special-interest lobbyist groups want to change the … Find out how to read more online.
American snipers
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
Last column we talked about the history of snipers and ended up in the Vietnam era, the time of Carlos Hathcock and his exploits. Today’s snipers have weaponry far refined … Find out how to read more online.
Barb’s day out
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
It’s not very often that I get to write about my own adventures out into the world of fishing. Maybe because I’m always so busy taking other people fishing … … Find out how to read more online.
Snake season is here
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
Although Southwest Florida is warmer in winter than most anywhere else in the country, it’s still not warm enough to keep our slitheriest friends happy. For the past few months, … Find out how to read more online.
Survey says: 6,063 manatees
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
TALLAHASSEE (AP) — A record number of manatees have been tallied in Florida’s annual survey of the endangered marine mammals, state wildlife officials said Monday. The total of 6,063 manatees … Find out how to read more online.
A helping hand
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
It’s usually me getting hauled back to shore in a dysfunctional watercraft. But last week I was on the towing end of the rope. Our story begins in Gasparilla Sound … Find out how to read more online.
So long, but keep in touch
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
Snarled traffic on U.S. 41 through Port Charlotte notwithstanding, life is starting to slow down here in Southwest Florida. Now that spring is officially here, there is the occasional lull … Find out how to read more online.
Pick a fight with a peacock
Thu  Mar 12 2015 08:30AM
In 1984, two awesome things happened in Dade County: First, I was born. Second, butterfly peacock bass were introduced to the vast canal systems of South Florida. The peacocks were … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Mar 26 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.
How to make snapper stupid
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
Spring is officially here and it’s getting nice and warm again. This is the time of year when our resident mangrove snapper that have reached breeding size start to leave … Find out how to read more online.
Maybe I should just be a guide
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
How many of you have ever hired a guide to take you out fishing? There is nothing better than finding a person who can take you to new waters and … Find out how to read more online.
Growing up pelican
Thu  Mar 26 2015 08:30AM
Finally! Pass the cigars out. Peace River Wildlife Center’s resident brown pelicans usually build nests and breed in November and December. Last year our first pelican chicks hatched on New … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Mar 19 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.
Early spring silver
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
Most people don’t think of March as tarpon time in Southwest Florida. But if you are patient and persistent, chasing silver in early spring can very easily be done. Now, … Find out how to read more online.
Your basic inshore rig
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
This past Sunday I had the distinct pleasure of helping out at the Fishin’ Frank’s Tent Event. During the last few weeks leading up to this event, shop owner Frank … Find out how to read more online.
Back to the Celery Fields
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
One of my favorite local birding spots is the Celery Fields in Sarasota. This area has lots of beautiful wetlands habitat and rarely disappoints us. This visit was no different, … Find out how to read more online.
Cast past your target
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
Accurate casting can take on different meanings depending on what you are casting to, or casting at. Many anglers think that chucking a bait right on top of their target … Find out how to read more online.
Season ain’t over yet
Thu  Mar 19 2015 08:30AM
In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s “season” (as in, tourist season). Not only is it season, it’s a particularly busy season. This isn’t news to anyone who’s been bogged down … Find out how to read more online.


ADVERTISEMENT