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Reader Photos
Thu  Jan 29 2015 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, or send prints by snail mail to WaterLine, 23170 … Find out how to read more online.
How to not be ‘that guy’ at the ramp
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
If you’re new to boating, the boat ramp can be intimidating. It’s not like they come with directions. You usually end up in the way and taking too long and … Find out how to read more online.
Your first aid kit
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
Back when we used to boat on Kentucky Lake we often found quiet, private coves where we’d anchor and stay for days. There were times when the best available cove … Find out how to read more online.
Signs of the season
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
It’s been a chilly week by Southwest Florida standards, though I imagine many of our snow-weary friends up north would gladly trade locales with us if they could. A glance … Find out how to read more online.
Counting down to the Classic
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
The Bassmaster Classic is a mere one month away. This single fishing tournament can change an angler’s life forever. It’s a place where careers are born, records are set, and … Find out how to read more online.
Comments sought on red snapper plan
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
NOAA Fisheries seeks public comment on Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Jan 22 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.
In need of a name
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
Peace River Wildlife Center admitted an American white pelican on Jan. 5. He was brought to us by one of our senior rescuers, Mark Kramer. (Not that Mark is a … Find out how to read more online.
Spotting a chilly gator
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
It seems like every tourist who comes to Florida want to get a look at a gator. Those who arrive in winter are fortunate, because cooler temperatures mean you’re far … Find out how to read more online.
Tide after tide
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
If you’ve fished in salt water all your life, you never really stop and think too much about tides. They just happen, kind of like sunshine and summer rains. Until … Find out how to read more online.
The bear facts
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
It seems that every time there’s a conflict between animals and people, the answer is always to kill the animals. Bull sharks eating your tarpon? Kill ‘em. Alligators scaring golfers … Find out how to read more online.
Don’t point that thing at me
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
Hey, shooters! Once or twice a year I write a column on gun handling safety. It’s usually prompted by things I have witnessed at the various ranges where I train … Find out how to read more online.
Kill the sharks!
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
The post at right showed up in my Facebook feed on January 11. If you haven’t read it yet, go ahead. I’ll wait. So what do you think? If you’re … Find out how to read more online.
Better fishing, now and later
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
It’s great to catch fresh fish for dinner, but the days of meat fishing are history — there are just too many of us. So first and foremost, remember that … Find out how to read more online.
The right hook for the job
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
Snook and redfish are among the most popular targets of local inshore anglers. Although they’re often found close together and sometimes eat the same things, their methods don’t have much … Find out how to read more online.
Calling all Gulf reef fishermen
Thu  Jan 29 2015 01:02AM
Attention Gulf reef fish anglers: You’ve asked for better data and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has listened and taken action. Now the FWC needs your help. Sign … Find out how to read more online.
Wanted: The perfect boat
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
Let me guess: You’re looking for a boat that will run the flats in 5 inches of water, get you safely out 30 miles in the Gulf after grouper, tow … Find out how to read more online.
Slow-rolling soft plastics
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
You have probably heard about anglers slow-rolling baits. It’s a popular method for fishing spinnerbaits and sometimes crankbaits, but have you ever slow-rolled a worm? This time of year, when … Find out how to read more online.
An easy fix
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
I’m tired of all the problems at Stump Pass. Unfortunately, until we address the cause, we can’t fix the problem. What am I talking about? Well, back in the mid-1960s, … Find out how to read more online.
Drunken boating on your driving record?
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
I get a lot of emails, sometimes 50 or more a day (and that’s with an aggressive spam filter). They come from hundreds of different sources. I was perusing my … Find out how to read more online.


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