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On the Water: There's plenty of action with snapper, sharks

August 12, 2020 As mentioned almost weekly over the past few months, mangrove snapper fishing is very good. more »»

On the Water: Changing things up a little during August

August 5, 2020 Fishing or boating in Southwest Florida in August means dealing with the hot days of summer. Here are a couple options to cool down and possibly change things up a little. more »»

Dolphin Tales: Diver saves dolphin

August 5, 2020 Professional scuba instructor Keller Laros has logged in over 10,000 dives off the coast of Hawaii. more »»

On the Water: Fishing is good despite unsettled weather

July 29, 2020 Wind, storms and rain over the past week helped to drop our water temperature that, in turn, improved fishin. more »»

On the Water: Usual summer weather pattern returns

July 22, 2020 Overall, the weather was great over the past week. Of course, it is summer, so it was hot as expected. However, the weather pattern returned to a light easterly wind ahead of the afternoon sea breeze. more »»

On the Water: Dealing with hot days out on the water

July 15, 2020 With a lack of rain and hot sunny days, area water temperatures soared to 90 degrees and above. more »»

On the Water: Fishing Southwest Florida waters in July

July 8, 2020 As travel plans have changed over the past several months, many of us are staying close to home and enjoying what is available in our back yar. more »»

Dolphin Tales: The dolphin and porpoise

July 8, 2020 Many people confuse dolphins and porpoises. They both belong to the order Cetacea and suborder Odontoceti but there are some important differences.  Porpoises are not commonly found in Florida waters. more »»

On the Water: It was a good week for offshore anglers

July 1, 2020 The best fishing came from offshore over the past week, as inshore waters were hot and many areas experienced issues with water quality. more »»

On the Water: Summer fishing has arrived in Southwest Florida

June 24, 2020 Summer has officially arrived and with it comes the hot and humid days. Weekdays are relatively sparse of anglers with weekends getting most of the attention. more »»

On the Water: Favorable conditions for fishing offshore and inshore

June 17, 2020 Favorable weather for the better part of the week allowed anglers to venture to their favorite fishing grounds from offshore to inshore. more »»

Dolphin Tales: Baby dolphin

June 10, 2020 A female dolphin gives birth to one calf every two to three years. The gestation period is 11 months. Dolphins give live birth as do human. more »»

On the Water: It was a wet week, but fishing was good

June 10, 2020 Well, we needed rain and we got it. Despite such a wet week and thunderstorms popping in at any time, fishing reports were good. more »»

On the Water: June kicks off lazy days of summer on the waters

June 3, 2020 This month kicks off the lazy days of summer on the waters around southwest Florida. Warm sunny days with calm seas followed by afternoon thunderstorms is our typical weather patter. more »»

On the Water: Memorial Day is beginning of our warm season

May 27, 2020 With the exception of a couple days that brought us much needed rain, weather and fishing conditions were near perfect leading up to Memorial Day weekend. more »»

On the Water: Another windy week on the water

May 20, 2020 Strong gusty winds hampered fishing efforts throughout the week before settling down for a great weekend on the water. more »»

On the Water: Fishing the full moon tides

May 13, 2020 A little cool front dropped down mid-week and brought some north and easterly wind with a slight drop in temperature and humidit. more »»

Dolphin Tales: Dolphins saving humans

May 13, 2020 There are many legends, and in more recent times, news reports of dolphins coming to the aid of humans in peril. more »»

On the Water: Anglers hook into a variety of fish over the week, including tarpon

May 6, 2020 It's tarpon time in Southwest Florida as more fish are arriving daily. more »»

On the Water: May fishing in Southwest Florida waters

April 29, 2020 Weather wasn't the best over the past week as we had our share of windy days, plus off and on rain and thunderstorms. more »»

On the Water: Fishing up and down with the weather

April 22, 2020 Weather and fishing reports were all over the place this past week. We experienced some beautiful days, windy days and much needed rain at times. more »»



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2018 Weed Cellars Chardonnay

August 7, 2020 #33-20-PIE What's in a name? In this case only wine, although the label might suggest otherwise. The brand new label, Weed Chardonnay, contains just tha. more »

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