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Reader Photos
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
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.
Bucktails are back
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Actually, they never went anywhere. They just fell out of fashion (yes, fishermen are just as susceptible to fashion trends as high-class French women). Anglers who are more focused on … Find out how to read more online.
Taking over for Mama
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Editor’s note: Doctor Robin is busy with — well, some sort of animal stuff, and wasn’t able to get a column in this week. Therefore, we present this column from … Find out how to read more online.
First time for everything
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Anglers who frequent the estuaries along Florida’s Gulf Coast know to pay attention to stingrays on the flats, particularly when the disc-shaped creatures are on the prowl in search of … Find out how to read more online.
A day off is a day on the water
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
No real estate appointments in the morning. What? A day off? Time to call three of my buddies for a short-notice fishing trip. Only two can make it; that makes … Find out how to read more online.
Paddleboard or surfboard?
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
I usually hear “Is that a surfboard?” at least once while walking to the beach with my paddleboard. Beachgoers often confuse paddleboards for surfboards — no surprise, as there are … Find out how to read more online.
Dig, ‘dillo, dig
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
Armadillos aren’t very popular. Homeowners dislike them because they have a habit of digging small pits all over a lawn. Nighttime drivers aren’t fond of the way an armadillo will … Find out how to read more online.
Give a larbage: Pick up some garbage
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
I will be out on the beach on Manasota Key this Saturday morning picking up trash. That is how I spend every weekend that I can manage to get away … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
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.
Fishing Crystal River
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
It’s amazing the difference a scant 140 miles can make. Like Charlotte Harbor, Crystal River is located on Florida’s Gulf coast, but the fishing and the boating there is remarkably … Find out how to read more online.
Not waiting for October
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
October has a reputation around these parts as a month for hot redfish action. If you’ve been looking at the calendar and getting excited about it, stop staring at the … Find out how to read more online.
Cheating will never pay off
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
The old saying “cheaters never prosper” has never been more prominent than it is today in the world of competitive bass fishing. Today, anglers who compete in tournaments want to … Find out how to read more online.
It’s a stupid law
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
The Charlotte Harbor angling community has been abuzz with excitement about this year’s late-season tarpon bite. For the first year in a decade, massive schools of juvenile blue tilapia have … Find out how to read more online.
The kings of autumn
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
Have you looked outside lately and felt a little down in the dumps? Have you noticed that the leaves on the trees have started to change from bright green to … Find out how to read more online.
Alright, mister — you’re grounded!
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Last time we wrote about the perils of boating in our local waters, specifically running aground. You might think it will not happen to you. While it’s true that with … Find out how to read more online.
Break’s over: Time to fish!
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
I enjoyed a trip to Plantation on Crystal River for the Florida Outdoor Writers Association conference. It’s fun and productive to join friends and take advantage of networking opportunities. I … Find out how to read more online.
Snap it up!
Thu  Sep 11 2014 08:00AM
I was trying to think of something to write about and the usual suspects kept coming to mind. This is a great time of year to fish for tarpon. It’s … Find out how to read more online.
Send me a letter
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
Earlier this week, I got an email from a woman complaining about our letter policy. She wanted to write a letter about one of our local hot-button issues: Getting buzzed … Find out how to read more online.
How to spot a fisherman
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
On American soil, profiling can’t legally be used as a protective tactic by Homeland Security. Our spineless leaders have decided that, given a choice, it is better to die at … Find out how to read more online.
Help us help you
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
Here I go again, listening to Ch. 16 on the VHF marine radio and hearing the various conversations of people on the water. One recent distress call caught my attention. … Find out how to read more online.


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