45 anglers, who are bartenders or restaurant employees representing 11 different bars, released 11 Sailfish on February 11th ...

War heroes will compete with world-class anglers at the 6th Annual Cheeca Lodge All-American Backcountry Fishing Tournament, November 8 to 10, 2018, at Cheeca Lodge & Spa in Islamorada, FL. Timed to coincide with Veteran’s Day, and inspired by 41st ...

Randy Towe of Islamorada is a fishing guide, rod builder and yacht broker. A man of many talents, he had two main loves growing up in South Florida: baseball and fishing. He pursued them concurrently, wondering what his future might ...

The Florida Keys are blessed with an abundance of beautiful scenery so it perhaps is no surprise that many artists make their living capturing the splendor of the ocean, its bounty of sea life and the enjoyment people can have ...

Once upon a time, all of the Florida Keys were under water, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park in Islamorada. With fossil remains uncovered by quarry excavations during the 1900s, ...

Hurricane Irma largely spared Florida Bay, according to Audubon Everglades Science Center staff in Islamorada, Florida Keys. After the category four storm surged through the Florida Keys Sept. 10, South Florida residents, fishing captains and scientists were nervous about how ...

Location scouts surely had a field day in the Florida Keys sightseeing and frequenting bars and restaurants while finding suitable filming locations for Bloodline, the wildly successful Netflix series that filmed three seasons in the Upper Keys. From scenic beaches, ...

  Municipal marinas in the Florida Keys boast plentiful amenities and prime locations. Two are like country clubs in terms of their offerings. Special events with live music and arts and crafts often are held on the adjacent community park ...

You don’t have to be a major metropolitan area to host a boat show. The rural Florida Keys know a little something about boating and fishing, and the second annual Island Boat Show etched another notch toward becoming a yearly ...

The pink Cadillac looks like it made a wrong turn from the Florida Keys Overseas Highway and ended up in the ocean. Yet, it glides serenely along on the flat-calm waters of Florida Bay. Visitors at the oceanfront Lorelei Restaurant ...

Like clockwork, I begin to question my sanity the day we begin to get ready for the trip. In addition to taking what we need to transplant our lives from New Jersey to the Florida Keys for 10 weeks each ...

Maria Estrada came to the United States from Italy 43 years ago for life-saving medical treatment. At that point, her diagnosis was six months to live. Now 61, Maria has given back to the U.S. ever since, in gratitude, through ...

A couple has chosen the sailor’s life, ruled by ropes and pulleys, wind and tides rather than the almighty dollar or family expectations. KC Gunn and Troy Roberts are raising their two daughters aboard a Polynesian-style catamaran that has a six- ...

    New Marine Travelift Helps Expand Business For Coral Bay Marina Marine Travelift Inc. announced that Coral Bay Marina in Islamorada, FL, purchased a new 75 BFM II mobile boat hoist.  This marks the company’s third purchase of a ...

Torrential rains did not deter anglers in the 52nd Annual Islamorada Sailfish Tournament during the kick off December 3 at Whale Harbor Restaurants and Marina. Nineteen boats with 82 anglers pursued Sailfish over the three day tournament. One Up was ...

Sixty women came from around the country to learn from the pros at the award winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” Keys University, November 13-15 at BPOE Elks, Tavernier, Fla. The “No-Yelling School of Fishing” featured a mix of classroom presentations ...

The Islamorada Charter Boat Association’s 7th Annual Islamorada Dolphin Tournament hosted 82 anglers in the quest for three big fish  July 11 – 12. The unique format had boats entering as teams with the combined weight of three Dolphin determining ...

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 ...

The Big Pine & Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual Dolphin Tournament, held at the Sugarloaf KOA June 5 – 7, had 46 boats participating. The winning boat was Tampa-based Mama Money with angler Walter Harrell taking the top ...

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 ...