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Anglers of all ages and abilities can target more than 40 species of fish in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a free-entry multidivision challenge that takes place Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019. The tournament features divisions for men, women, junior anglers ages 10 to 15 and Pee Wees under 10 years ...Read More
Found a nice little patch of structure near Alligator Reef to explore. We got 91 minutes of bottom time on a single 80 cubic foot tank of air each.Watch out for the TriggerFish. Grey Triggerfish Appearance Olive-gray in color with plate-like scales Small mouth with chisel-like teeth used for crushing ...Read More
With native tropical flora of the Florida Keys being impacted by a growing population and urban development, the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center has begun sponsoring a conservation lecture series, “Wings N’ Things.” The next presentation will feature guest speaker Lynn Miller, Ph.D., wildlife education director at the South ...Read More
Creative cuisine, premium wines and unique events in a subtropical island setting await attendees Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 23-27, at the 2019 Key West Food & Wine Festival. The 10th annual Key West Festival celebrates Key West’s rich culinary culture and historic sites. Scheduled events showcase local chefs’ artistry, indigenous ...Read More
The Florida Keys are a fragile and unique environment brimming with life and complex ecosystems. Numerous state and federal regulations exist to protect the Florida Keys and surrounding ocean. Florida Keys Rules. Frequent reports of wildlife violations prompted us to create this guide to the many environmental protections that everyone, ...Read More
Just a few short hours from Miami lies a place where palm trees sway in the breeze, restaurants and tiki bars line the water's edge, boats bob up and down in the blue-green water, and colorful signs are found at many of the local shops. It’s the Florida Keys, a chain ...Read More
Cleaning scuba equipment between each dive could help slow down the rapid spread of Coral Disease, white blotch-like lesions, that attack and eventually kill coral colonies, local agencies say. The Florida Reef Tract, the world’s third largest barrier reef and the only in the continental U.S., is suffering from a ...Read More
State fishery managers agreed last week to continue working on stock assessments for Goliath Grouper and not bring back the issue of reopening the fishery for at least three years. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission again took on the task of trying to figure out how to conduct ...Read More
Twin juvenile manatees "Falcon" and "Millennium" were released in the Florida Keys Thursday by marine mammal experts with Dolphin Research Center, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Miami Seaquarium Spectators applauded as the two-and-a-half-year-old twins were returned to an area with open-water access to Florida Bay. Each was ...Read More
Look out and slow down for manatees in November to help them as they begin migrating to warmer waters. November is Manatee Awareness Month. Florida has more than 6,600 manatees swimming in rivers, bays and coastal waters. These large aquatic mammals can weigh over 1,000 pounds. As the weather cools, ...Read More
Information: Florida residents and visitors can experience Florida’s unique saltwater fishing opportunities without being required to have a recreational saltwater fishing license on Nov. 24. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply. There are eight license-free fishing days each year including four freshwater and four saltwater. Fishing licenses can ...Read More
The author's friend Laura Finson made this delicious Key Lime Cheesecake. We can’t wait to share more Instant Pot desserts with you! The Instant Pot is the way to make moist yummy desserts. You must also give this Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bundt Cake recipe a try. You will at least want to check out ...Read More
Fishing is a key component of the Florida lifestyle as well as the state’s economy. But fishing line and other fishing tackle frequently enter Florida’s aquatic systems as a result of incidental snags or improper fishing line disposal. When left in the aquatic environment, fishing line and tackle create potential ...Read More
Pritam Singh will open Isla Bella Beach Resort on a 24-acre site on Knights Key that he acquired in 2015 for $24.5M Knights Key (Credit: STL News) Key West developer Pritam Singh will open a 199-key resort hotel in the mid-section of the Florida Keys in early 2019. Singh will ...Read More
What do you do with an invasive fish, covered from head to fin with venomous spines as sharp as hypodermic needles; a fish that can’t be caught with a rod or in a trawling net as it multiplies rapidly, deep in our oceans, flummoxing fishermen and scientists alike? Lionfish. Note: ...Read More
HOW MANY STONECRAB CLAWS IN A POUND? Medium Up to 3 ounces each 6 to 7 claws per pound Large 3 to 5 ounces each 4 to 5 claws per pound Jumbo 5 to 7 ounces each 2 to 3 claws per pound Colossal More than 7 ounces each About ...Read More
11 places you should go on your next trip to Key West In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A. marker Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Key West, Fla. One of the most-photographed tourism icons in ...Read More
Emily Anderson Video taken at several Florida Keys wrecks and reefs from Key Largo to Key West! ...Read More
Stonecrabs like their water stirred. The Stonecrab season opens Monday. Prices aren't set yet, but experts expect $20 to $40 per pound, depending on claw size. Florida stone crabs just can’t catch a break. Last year, the season started strong but traps swiftly dried up, the season limping along with ...Read More
Santa might wear shorts in the subtropical Lower Florida Keys, and palm trees might outnumber Christmas trees, but holiday lovers can find plenty of seasonal spirit amid the area’s balmy breezes and warm temperatures. Visitors and Keys residents are invited to welcome the festive season and celebrate the creative arts at ...Read More