Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login







 
WaterLine E-Edition
(click cover to view)
  WaterLine News
Get your bait Downtown
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
The on-again, off-again tackle shop location at Punta Gorda’s Laishley Park Municipal Marina is once more occupied — and this time, the new proprietors are planning to be in it … Find out how to read more online.
Stone crab season now underway
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opened Oct. 15 in state and federal waters. To ensure this valuable resource is available for generations to come, take care … Find out how to read more online.
One cold front is not winter
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
OK, we had a cool front come through. Our humidity dropped by quite a bit, and the temperature went down enough to be noticeable. But don’t jump the gun — … Find out how to read more online.
Ready for a rescue mission?
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
As the snowbirds start to stream down south for the winter, so do the snow birds. Here at Peace River Wildlife Center, we have noticed an increase in migrating avian … Find out how to read more online.
How to use a lady
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
We all know that ladyfish can be a ton of fun on light tackle. If you really stop and think about it, what other small fish do we have around … Find out how to read more online.
Boys and girls
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
It’s usually pretty easy to tell guys from gals. It’s a determination that we make when we first see a person, and it’s such a basic classification that we do … Find out how to read more online.
Sheepshead already?
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
It’s a little too early to start fishing for sheepshead from Southwest Florida’s piers. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start talking about them, especially after a certain … Find out how to read more online.
A bait boutique?
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
I like bait and tackle shops. Always have. There’s just something about all the rods and reels and lures, sitting there, waiting to be taken out on the water. I … Find out how to read more online.
letters to the editor
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
Josh: It has come to my attention that a local captain is accused of being arrogant. Hey, who would hire a slinky, droop-eyed skipper? Personally, my choice must exude confidence. … Find out how to read more online.
Rain, rain, go away
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
I have lived in Florida close to 30 years now, and I have never seen this much rain hit us in such a short period of time. The lakes are … Find out how to read more online.
That magic moment
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
An epiphany is a sudden revelation or insight. The lives of fishermen and boaters can be full of epiphanies. I had a rather good one leaving the dock one day. … Find out how to read more online.
On a hot bite
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
When fish get grouped up, it can be one of the best things you will ever experience on the lake. If you can find those groups and they are aggressively … Find out how to read more online.
Fall won’t wait
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Do yourself a favor: Make time to enjoy our beautiful area’s great fishing now! It’s now or winter. I’m serious; now is the time to enjoy local fishing. Snook, redfish, … Find out how to read more online.
Girls with guns
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Attention, ladies! (Guys, you can read this too). This week I am going to talk a bit about women in the firearm industry and what to expect when going into … Find out how to read more online.
The birds of Pinecraft
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
Fall’s arrival brigs cooler weather and visitors from the north — both human and feathered. Time to get out and see some birds! Our destination was Pinecraft Park in Sarasota. … Find out how to read more online.
Feelin’ squirrelly
Thu  Oct 16 2014 08:00AM
If your squirrel experience is mostly with city park tree rats nibbling handouts from little old ladies, the idea of hunting squirrels probably seems like a strange one. I’ll grant … Find out how to read more online.
Sunset at TT’s Tiki
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
If you drive over the U.S. 41 bridge from Port Charlotte into Punta Gorda, chances are good you’ve looked to the left and noticed a little tiki bar nestled right … Find out how to read more online.
Lifejackets prevent tragedy
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
A couple weekends ago (Sept. 27, to be exact), there was a boating accident with a happy ending. I first got wind there was something amiss when I got a … Find out how to read more online.
Autumn means bird hunting
Thu  Oct 9 2014 08:00AM
Being a Florida outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman, several things come to my mind when October rolls around. When those first cold fronts start to roll on through the state and … Find out how to read more online.
A wall of fresh water
Thu  Oct 2 2014 08:00AM
I would like to start with two obvious statements: Rain is fresh water. Also, saltwater fish like salty water. If either of these things surprise you, you’ve got bigger problems … Find out how to read more online.


ADVERTISEMENT