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Holiday hustle
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
Frenzied last-minute gift shopping. Backed-up traffic going 31 miles an hour down Tamiami Trail. Fifty angry people in line at the post office. Trying to budget your time so you … Find out how to read more online.
Winter paddling tips
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
Winter is one of the most beautiful times to be on the water. The water is crisp and clear, allowing paddlers to see the wonders that live on the seafloor. … Find out how to read more online.
Name that fish
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
One of the biggest challenges facing newbie anglers in Southwest Florida is learning to identify the many species of fish they encounter. If you tally up all the different kinds … Find out how to read more online.
Pop quiz: Guns in cars
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions concerning the rules of having a handgun in your vehicle. Many of these were from new residents to the area who are … Find out how to read more online.
Always have a backup plan
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
I woke up early because we were leading a birding boat trip out on Lemon Bay. But when I looked outside, I couldn’t see the other side of the canal … Find out how to read more online.
Big fun with little rats
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
How much fun can you have catching rats? Plenty, as long as you’re fishing on Charlotte Harbor. I have no idea why, but for some reason redfish that are under … Find out how to read more online.
Red tide gone, for now
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
The unpleasant and disruptive effects of red tide can occur at any time in the coastal waters of Southwest Florida, but for the moment it appears that our waters are … Find out how to read more online.
Best friend on board
Thu  Dec 4 2014 08:30AM
We certainly love our pets here in Southwest Florida. They are everywhere in our community — parks, stores, walking paths and all over the newspapers. Sadly, we hear all too … Find out how to read more online.
My new wading buddy
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I love wade fishing. There’s nothing like getting your feet wet and going mano-a-fin with your quarry on their own turf. But I’ve … Find out how to read more online.
Really, truly dirty laundry
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
Peace River Wildlife Center will be holding our monthly Sunset Celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 12, at our facility. Everyone is welcome to join us for a … Find out how to read more online.
Take me to the river
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
I do a good bit of fishing in the lower Peace River. I can hear some of you now: “Why would you go up in the muddy old river when … Find out how to read more online.
The owls have landed
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
By now, everyone familiar with Peace River Wildlife Center knows about our leucistic eastern screech owl, Luna. He was admitted as a fledgling that had fallen or gotten pushed out … Find out how to read more online.
Start the kids off right
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
How do we introduce children to the outdoor world? First, they have short attention spans and must stay entertained. If they don’t have fun, they’ll remember; so be sure they … Find out how to read more online.
When shallow gets deep
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
Last weekend, my wife and I spent a relaxing fishing trip on the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. I have a few favorite lakes on that chain that always seem … Find out how to read more online.
Who’s running this boat?
Thu  Dec 18 2014 08:30AM
Every boat must have a captain. But what if something happens to the guy (or gal) at the helm? Is there a first mate to quickly react to the situation? … Find out how to read more online.
A record falls
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
We like to think of Southwest Florida’s fishing as special — and it is. But it’s by no means the only place where an angler can catch a special fish. … Find out how to read more online.
Oops — I forgot about spinnerbaits
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
Everyone knows that when you fish Florida lakes, soft plastic baits are going to catch the majority of your bass. With that being said, I started to think about what … Find out how to read more online.
Blown away
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
If you enjoy kite flying or sailing, you probably love our winter winds. If you’re a fisherman, you probably love them less. For those of you who are getting tired … Find out how to read more online.
FWC’s silencer decision draws legal challenge
Thu  Dec 11 2014 08:30AM
Pointing to safety concerns, three Central Florida residents have filed a legal challenge against a state decision allowing hunters to use silencers when shooting at deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Dec 11 2014 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.


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