Key Largo FL

Keys Grand Slam

Photo Credit: Glenn Hayes

It could be said that there is never a bad time to fish in the Florida Keys. I for one can vouch for that. September can however, be a transition period offshore in the Keys where sailfish and dorado are …

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Regular Lobster Season

Photo by Glenn Hayes

Summer in the Florida Keys can be many things to many people, but Lobster Season draws a plethora of visitors to the chain of islands with beautiful reefs loaded with the delectable creatures. Catching a limit of Florida Spiny lobster …

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Keys Sailfishing: Well Worth the Fight

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Known as the acrobat of the ocean, sailfish once again entertain as the season for catching these charmers begins in November throughout south Florida and the Florida Keys. During the season, sailfish are plentiful enough to bet on a strike. …

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The Lionfish are Everywhere

Lionfish - Photo by Glenn Hayes

It can be quite calming to see beautiful fish swimming in an attractive aquarium just as it can diving and watching those same fish gliding across a reef. However, there is one fish now found in both places, causing great …

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Southeast Youth Summer Camp Programs 2014

Most organizations offer weeklong sessions with special courses running two weeks or longer. Times vary from half day to full day schedules. All campers must be able to pass a swim test. A USCG approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is …

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Florida Kayak Trail Beckons Paddlers

Photo by Rafael Lima

Your kayak slows over turquoise water only a few inches deep. Something shimmers ahead – a heat mirage? It looks like houses in crayon colors: yellow, green, red and blue, somehow hovering weightlessly over the bay. Squinting now – no, …

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Stand Up Paddle Boarder FINISHES Everglades Challenge

One competitor who faced more than just bad weather in the 2013 Everglades Challenge was Shane Perrin. Fresh from battling health issues, he entered the race on his standup paddleboard. The grueling expedition style event (which is not sanctioned by …

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Youth Summer Sailing Programs in the Southeast

Whether your child wants to learn to sail, enhance skills, just learn to kayak or even windsurf, there is a Youth Summer Sailing Program right in your backyard. Some of them include: Virginia:  Hampton Yacht Club. One week basic Explorer sessions, …

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