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Florida Keys Superfan

Win a Florida Keys Superfan Coral Reef Restoration Eco-Adventure

For travelers seeking “voluntourism” opportunities to help sustain the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef, the “Florida Keys Superfan” eco-adventure giveaway offers an enticing prize. One entrant is to win a five-night vacation that includes accommodations, eco-attractions and diving experiences to plant corals. The winner is to discover ...
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Fishing Key Largo

George Poveromo Fishing Key Largo 20 Species Salute

George Poveromo and Chris Hanson fishing Key Largo shallow Atlantic patch reefs and backcountry waters. On light Penn tackle, they encounter fish on the patches the likes of Bonefish, AfricanPompano, Snappers, Cero and Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, Groupers, Ladyfish and Sharks. Snook Regulations Then, in the back country, the duo scores Snook, ...
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George Poveromo and Bri Andrassy with Permit

George Poveromo Takes Bri Andrassy Fishing in Key West Video

George Poveromo shows kayak angler Bri Andrassy the fast way of catching groupers, permit and dolphin off Key West, Florida Keys. Check out George Poveromo Youtube Permit Spawning Season Closure Starts April 1 Florida Keys Permit Bridge Fishing - Islamorada   ...
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Florida Keys Parks Delicate Balance of Nature Series

Encouraging residents and visitors to shrink their environmental footprints, Key Largo’s popular “Delicate Balance of Nature” free lecture series kicks off its 29th year Wednesday, Jan.15. The Jan. 15 presentation is to focus on owl species of the Florida Keys, from the quirky burrowing owl to the massive great horned owl. Jordan Budnik, Executive Director of the ...
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Trip to Islamorada: Quiet adventure, fresh seafood at every corner

Trip to Islamorada – Quiet Adventure – Fresh Seafood at Every Corner

Islamorada -- the sports fishing capital of the world -- is more than just a destination for the best fishing. From seafood smorgasbords at every local restaurant to peaceful time spent swaying in hammocks, Islamorada is a quaint getaway that’s perfect for any weekend. Islamorada, often viewed as the less ...
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FWC approves blackfin tuna rule changes

At its October meeting in Cape Canaveral, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved regulation changes to create a recreational limit for blackfin tuna of two fish per person or 10 fish per vessel, whichever is greater, and to extend these regulations into federal waters. These changes will go ...
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10 Florida Keys Locals Reveal the Best Places to Eat – Drink and More

Looking for the best Florida Keys places to eat and drink? Here are suggestions from 10 Florida Keys Locals. Teri Johnston PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN E. MCDONALD Where to Meet Locals According to Teri Johnston, mayor of Key West When Teri Johnston was sworn in as mayor of Key West last year, ...
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New Fishing Rule Begin January 1

 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has approved several Saltwater Fishing Rule changes beginning January 1, 2020. To stay up to date on all Florida Fishing regulations go to https://myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/. Some major changes for the Florida Keys are listed below. Blackfin tuna and shortfin mako changes effective Jan ...
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Things To Do Malory Square

Santa Claus is Coming to Mallory Square in Key West

Santa Claus has decided he is tired of the cold weather and the elves' moodiness and is heading south in December to Key West. Santa will be appearing at the Shops at Mallory Square (Building 1), 291 Front Street on the following dates and times: Sunday, December 15, 11 am to ...
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Sea Urchins

Sea Urchins To The Rescue Help Revive Ailing Reefs

University of Florida researchers at The Florida Aquarium have begun breeding long-spined sea urchins to help Florida's ailing reefs recover. NOAA Florida has an underappreciated secret weapon to help heal its ailing reefs: prickly sea urchins. This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration unveiled a $97 million rescue effort expected to ...
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Keys Treasures Recommends Christmas Gifts

Do you still have some Christmas gift buying to do? The link below will take you to our Keys Treasures Amazon influencer page where you will find some recommendations for Florida Keys books, fishing and diving items, and other gift ideas. Please check them out and help support this page at ...
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Florida Recreational Fishing License Exemptions

What does a Resident 65+ Hunt/Fish certificate cover and where do I get it? Florida residents age 65 or older only need a Florida Driver License or Identification Card to prove residency and age.  They are not required to purchase the following recreational licenses and permits: Saltwater fishing, freshwater fishing ...
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Key Largo Bridge Run 11-9-19

Runners of all ages are attracted to a unique scenic bridge race above the Upper Florida Keys and the eastern edges of the Florida Everglades. The annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The 2019 event features a half-marathon and a 4-mile run/walk. The USA Track & Field–certified course is to start at the access ...
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Annual Stone Crab Eating Contest 11-9-19

While the Florida Keys stone crab harvest runs from Oct. 15 to May 15, November’s annual Stone Crab Eating Contest is an undisputed highlight of the seven-month season. The much-anticipated munch-a-thon is to draw amateur eaters and their fans Saturday, Nov. 9. Staged at Keys Fisheries Market and Marina, located ...
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The Race to Save the Coral of the Caribbean

Emily Hower, a research assistant at Nova Southeastern University doing field work on coral off Key West in Florida, bobs up out of the water and removes her diving mask. The news is not good. Most of the pillar coral that her team have been monitoring for years are dead.Hower ...
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Key West Old Island Restoration Foundation 60th Anniversary

Key West’s Old Town contains one of the largest predominantly wooden historic districts in the United States — incorporating almost 3,000 structures that range from cigar-makers’ cottages to Victorian mansions. History and architecture buffs can celebrate the organization that helped preserve and protect the distinctive district during the Old Island ...
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Cheeca Lodge Backcountry Tournament Nov 7-9 in Islamorada

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, discerning anglers from across the country are to unite with war heroes to pursue some of the most elusive game fish in the world for trophies and prizes. The annual Cheeca Lodge All-American Backcountry Tournament is set for Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 7-9, in Islamorada ...
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5 Top Dives in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Harboring the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States, the Florida Keys - Top Dives - are largely devoted to maintaining the region’s offshore environment. The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, established in 1990, comprises 2,900 square nautical miles of coastal waters from northernmost Key Largo south ...
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Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship 

For over 50 years the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament has opened the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series. Anglers can compete in this year’s event Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 5-8. An unlimited number of anglers per vessel can participate in the all-release tournament, a primary fundraiser for the ...
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IveGot1 – ID and Report Invasive Species in Florida

IveGot1 brings the power of EDDMapS to your iPhone. Now you can submit invasive species observations directly with your iPhone from the field. These reports are uploaded to EDDMapS and e-mailed directly to local and state verifiers for review. IveGot1 was developed by the University of Georgia Center for Invasive ...
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