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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.
Ya just can’t make it up
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
Every angler has a fishing story that no one will believe. The sailfish that speared Grandpa’s wooden leg. The redfish that jumped in the boat and ate a bag of … Find out how to read more online.
FWC plenty busy
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
What does the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission do? Well, lots of things. You might think they just create a bunch of annoying fishing regulations for us to follow, … Find out how to read more online.
Tackle shop hit by credit card fraud
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
Port Charlotte tackle shop Fishin’ Frank’s was recently victimized by two men who used a fraudulent credit card to purchase more than $2,000 worth of merchandise. The transaction, which occurred … Find out how to read more online.
Lock it or lose it
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
Securing your boat and its cargo against theft is something a lot of people overlook. It’s easy to underestimate the danger: “It won’t happen to me.” “Nobody comes down my … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Jan 8 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.
Rocket guns
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
Hey shooters! It seems every time I go to a gun show or check out all the new toys at a shop or open up a gun magazine, there are … 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.
Hooking a shrimp
Thu  Jan 22 2015 08:30AM
Shrimp are far and away the most popular bait for Southwest Florida saltwater fishing, but many anglers are unsure of the best way to get one on a hook. A … Find out how to read more online.
Boat show time!
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
The 14th annual Charlotte County Boat Show begins today at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds. This show is smaller than the big metropolitan shows, but it’s also more intimate. A less … Find out how to read more online.
Paradise requires maintenance
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
Charlotte Harbor is a boaters’ paradise, but that isn’t something that just magically happened. While we are blessed with wonderful boating opportunities, providing access to them and ensuring boater-used facilities … Find out how to read more online.
Why do women hate boating?
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
OK, I’ll confess — that headline was meant just to grab the attention of guys whose wives or girlfriends don’t want to go out on the boat and they can’t … Find out how to read more online.
We found the problem. It’s us!
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
What makes fishery management so complicated? Just take a look at the Gulf of Mexico. When you have so many different stakeholders fighting over “their share” and five state governments … Find out how to read more online.
Planning is good
Thu  Jan 15 2015 08:30AM
We consider ourselves pragmatic individuals and plan well when we begin a task or project. We are list-makers, checking and double-checking as a rule. However, the event we are going … Find out how to read more online.


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