Key Largo Anything that Floats Race

It’s crazy and fun — an event for everyone! Grab your oars and anything that floats and come on down and enjoy this family-fun Key Largo festival, Anything that Floats Race on Blackwater Sound, mile marker 104, bayside in Key Largo, Florida Keys. The fun begins from Sundowners Dock, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo (305-451-4502). … Read more

Safety 1st On Personal Watercraft

Recently Monroe County Fire Rescue personnel transported a critical patient to Ryder Trauma Center via Trauma Star air ambulance after a life-threatening personal watercraft accident near mile marker 88.  Many factors combined to save the patient’s life, including the firefighters and paramedics that were first on scene; the medical skills and expertise of our Trauma … Read more

Florida Keys No. 2 in Florida Boating Accidents

By Kevin Wadlow In a deadly year on Florida waters, the Florida Keys remain one of the most dangerous places for boaters. Five people were killed on waters near the Keys in 2014, second statewide only to the 10 people who died in Miami-Dade County, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says in … Read more

Ultra Light Flats Boats

The new generation of ultra-light flats boats takes anglers into the skinniest of water, inaccessible to heavier craft. By TERRY TOMALIN It’s easy to run aground when you are chasing redfish through the shallows of the Indian River, where locals consider 2 feet to be fairly deep for fishing. Like all boat owners, I pray I … Read more