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Reader Photos
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
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. DO NOT send us photos of oversized or other … Find out how to read more online.
Would a hatchery help?
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
To stock or not to stock? It’s a seemingly simple question. Of course we should stock our waters with fish — as many as possible. Our fishery is, by most … Find out how to read more online.
The Bobby Lane rig
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
Ah, the plastic worm — simple in nature and easy to fish, but probably the single most versatile bait you can use because of the sheer number of presentation options. … Find out how to read more online.
A difficult but necessary job
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
Hey shooters! I ran a similar column a couple years ago, but it’s one of those safety things that I feel deserves a repeat every now and then, so let’s … Find out how to read more online.
Tips for better catching
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
There are many basic considerations that can improve your catching. There are also times to follow your intuition! The tricky part is developing the wisdom to understand when to stick … Find out how to read more online.
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.
Red grouper bag limit drops to two fish
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
The red grouper recreational bag limit will change from four to two fish per person in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters, excluding Monroe County, on May 7. This … Find out how to read more online.
Tackling a tarpon
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
A wise fisherman once said good tackle is rarely cheap and cheap tackle is rarely good. Although this is always true, the bigger your target fish get, the more true … Find out how to read more online.
A new arrival
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
This past week, Peace River Wildlife Center admitted a glossy ibis that had been hit by a car. The bird’s wing had been fractured at the distal end of the … Find out how to read more online.
Loving and hating boats
Thu  May 7 2015 01:00AM
I’ve got a love/hate relationship with boats. On one hand, I enjoy many of the things that boats allow me to experience. For example, without a boat my fishing is … Find out how to read more online.
Summer mistakes
Thu  Apr 30 2015 08:30AM
Florida’s summer heat can be overwhelming. We go for so many days in a row with high temperatures that we often forget to take care of ourselves properly while we … 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.


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