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Reader Photos
Thu  Apr 30 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.
The risk of feeding
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
There’s been some discussion in WaterLine lately regarding feeding fish scraps to wild birds. I know many of you feel this is a harmless thing to do, and while I … Find out how to read more online.
Survey: More crabs in Chesapeake Bay
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay increased by 38 percent during the most recent winter survey, despite a cold winter that killed an … Find out how to read more online.
CCA files lawsuit to stop Amendment 40
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
Coastal Conservation Association announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against implementation of Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of … Find out how to read more online.
For love of shrimp
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
At a party, I am the guy who stands next to the food table and eats the whole tray of cocktail shrimp. I can’t help it. I just love ‘em. … Find out how to read more online.
Fishin’ with ol’ Dad
Thu  Apr 23 2015 08:30AM
When I was a kid, I bugged my father to take me fishing a lot. A whole lot. He was a busy guy, but sometimes he would oblige. Those were … Find out how to read more online.
Tarpon are great; snook not so much
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
What can we expect for tarpon season? So far, it has been awesome — an early start with plenty of hungry, happy silver kings. The sharks are already a problem … Find out how to read more online.
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.
When is a shrimp not a shrimp?
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
Every Southwest Florida angler knows that shrimp are one of the best baits for fishing here. But what you may not know is how many different kinds of shrimp can … Find out how to read more online.
letters to the editor
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
JOSH: Capt. Rhett Morris should practice what he preaches. Last year, Capt. Morris came into a cove where we were fishing a school of overslot reds for over an hour. … Find out how to read more online.
What’s the ocean worth? $24 trillion
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
The monetary value of the world’s oceans has been estimated at $24 trillion in a new report that warns that overfishing, pollution and climate change are putting an unprecedented strain … Find out how to read more online.
Reel! Reel! Really, reel!
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
The reality of fishing is that you’re not going to hook a fish on every cast, and you’re not going to land every fish you hook. I’m betting you’ve had … Find out how to read more online.
The search for silver
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
I just realized that with so many other things going on this spring, I haven’t written anything about tarpon. Whoops. Well, there’s plenty to say about silver kings right now, … Find out how to read more online.
Hoping for martins
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
“Where o where have the martins gone … O where o where can they be?” This is the song I sing every spring. The condos are all cleaned and awaiting … Find out how to read more online.
What’s your favorite fish?
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
Have you ever seen a dog spinning in frenetic circles as it chases unsuccessfully after its own tail? I get the same stuck-in-a-loop feeling whenever I’m asked this innocent question: … 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.


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