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Welcome back!
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
It’s easy to tell by the road traffic, the wait time at restaurants, and the check-out lines at grocery and discount stores that our seasonal residents are arriving in bunches. … Find out how to read more online.
Chum is your friend
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
When most fishermen think of chum, they immediately think of shark fishing. While chum can be highly useful for drawing in sharks, there are many more applications where a bit … Find out how to read more online.
Explore your backyard
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
If we want to save the future of our outdoors, we need to get the children involved early. Many of us enjoy having parks, wildlife preserves and wild waterways for … Find out how to read more online.
Doc Robin’s PRWC crossword
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
Across 1. “Mexican eagle” 4. Common feature of great-horned and screech owls, 2 words. 6. Florida native rodent that prefers to live in forests. 8. Olive green bird whose name … Find out how to read more online.
After the front
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
With a serious cold front expected to come through Florida late this week (we’re expecting temperatures in the low 40s Saturday), you can be sure bass will be on the … Find out how to read more online.
Birding Scherer Thaxton Preserve
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
It was another perfect Florida winter day —the kind where the weather is a bit nippy in the morning but warms up by noon. We were on the way to … Find out how to read more online.
Bluefish: Worth the chase
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
When you ask people about their favorite fish species in Florida, you will undoubtedly get a wide array of answers—from the ever popular redfish and spotted seatrout found in inshore … Find out how to read more online.
No rush needed to end endangered manatee status
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
Editor’s note: This editorial appeared in Tuesday’s Sun newspapers. OUR POSITION: While the manatee population in Florida has no doubt flourished in recent years, the almost sure record number of … Find out how to read more online.
Bring on winter
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
Today is the first day of December, which means fresh snook is off the menu until March of 2017. If you didn’t get you a keeper robalo this fall season, … Find out how to read more online.
The value of a fishing guide
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
Most of the anglers in Southwest Florida moved here from somewhere else, so they didn’t grow up fishing our local waters. For many of them, their first experiences here were … Find out how to read more online.
Dealing with red tide
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
The holiday season is upon us, folks! Our local weather has been next to perfect, the Florida sun is shining bright, the birds are diving and the fish are biting. … Find out how to read more online.
Fishing on TV
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
My wife Patti and I watched a fishing show on our TV last week, but you’d probably not be able to guess which one. There are a bunch of weekly … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
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.
Know your marks
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
Marks are very important to saltwater fishing. I don’t mean the marks you get in school. Getting good grades in Florida is solely dependent on whether your school needs more … Find out how to read more online.
Inexpensive investment, amazing return
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
Our editor, Josh Olive, recently sent us an email he’d gotten from Jack Sanzalone of The Captain School at Gasparilla Marina. We thought it was interesting to see the parallels between … Find out how to read more online.
Mercury in ’Glades dolphins off the charts
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
MIAMI (TNS) — Bottlenose dolphins swimming off the Florida Everglades, beloved for zipping alongside lonely boaters in the remote bays and rivers chiseled out of the vast marshes, have the … Find out how to read more online.
No fish tale: Record Mayan cichlid caught in Collier canal
Thu  Dec 8 2016 01:02AM
Jonathan Johnson knew it was a Mayan cichlid the second the fish hit the lipless crankbait he was pulling through a Collier County canal the morning after Thanksgiving Day. When … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Dec 1 2016 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.
Mullet season
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
For the past couple weeks, huge schools of roe-fat mullet have been gathering in canals all around Charlotte Harbor. The mullet spawn in upon us, but a many of the … Find out how to read more online.
Does color matter?
Thu  Dec 1 2016 08:30AM
If you’re like most fishermen, you probably have a favorite bait, one that you use at any opportunity. How often do you try tying on the same bait in a … Find out how to read more online.


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