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Oysters: So much more than just a tasty snack
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
What does an oyster do? Although it may seem they just sit around waiting for someone to douse them with hot sauce and slurp them down, in truth oysters are … Find out how to read more online.
License plates, liquor bottles and love for the ocean
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
To fellow artists, Istvan Diossy can be described as an award-winning artist with a sincere touch of realism that’s strongly influenced by visual media. He incorporates bright use of colors … Find out how to read more online.
Sawfish sanctuary?
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
If sawfish were a commercially harvested fish, we would sure know a whole lot more about them than we do today. Once any species of fish has a price tag … Find out how to read more online.
What gun works for me?
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
This week we’re going to address a lot of questions that come up in the shop — especially during our concealed carry class. The big question is, “Which gun is … Find out how to read more online.

Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
We seldom hear a news report of a minor boat fire. Usually it is a report of a boat that burned to the water line. That is because boats are … Find out how to read more online.
Show me the money hole?
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
Fisherman fabricate fishing truths is another phrase for, fisherman lie. Oh, we don’t do it to hurt anyone, just to protect the one advantage we may have over another competitor … Find out how to read more online.
Busy week
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
This past week has been a busy one for the entire community. We have had Block Parties, Boat Races, Parades, Shark’s Teeth Festivals, and Birthday Parties. Peace River Wildlife Center … Find out how to read more online.
Slack Tides
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
Up to a third of seafood illegal Do you know if the fish on your plate is legal? A new study estimates that 20 to 32 percent of wild-caught seafood … Find out how to read more online.
Cobia: Part II
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
Cobia in upper Charlotte Harbor travel a well-known circuit, and it conveniently runs right past the piers in the area. Starting with Gilchrist Park and ending at the Bayshore piers, … Find out how to read more online.
Loving dolphins to death
Thu  Apr 17 2014 08:00AM
Bottlenose dolphins are the much-loved clowns of the sea. Their high-energy cavorting evidences a love of life that is unmatched in the animal kingdom. We enjoy watching them frolic so … Find out how to read more online.
Smiles galore at Sharks Tooth tourney
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
For the past 22 years, the annual Sharks Tooth Festival has taken place in Venice each spring. But for the past 11 years, a special event has preceded the festival. … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
WE WANT YOUR PHOTOS! Here’s how it works: Take pictures of your outdoor adventures. Send your high-quality digital photos to Editor@WaterLineWeekly.com, or send prints by snail mail to WaterLine, 23170 … Find out how to read more online.
Lunch at Harpoon Harry’s
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
We had followed the incoming tide all the way to the U.S. 41 bridges over the Peace River, hoping to find a few fish had done the same. Although there … Find out how to read more online.
Seen anything unusual lately?
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
One of the great truths about nature is that just when you think you’ve got things figured out, you suddenly learn that you don’t. Although humans have been studying the … Find out how to read more online.
Not my cup of tea
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
I’ll start with fishing. The weather has improved, and waters cleared up outside of Charlotte Harbor, so get out and enjoy some more mackerel action. We even caught a few … Find out how to read more online.
Cream of the crop
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
A milestone will be marked in November when we reach the 30th anniversary of the implementation of the original Fishery Management Plan for reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. … Find out how to read more online.
Get ready for the Big Time Rush
Fri  Apr 18 2014 08:00AM
For the last four months or so, the fishing in our region of the state has been somewhat — well, let’s just say it’s been less than stellar. Wintertime fishing … Find out how to read more online.
NOAA regulators finally realize recreational fishing matters too
Thu  Apr 17 2014 08:00AM
Here’s a question for you: Which is more valuable, recreational or commercial fishing? You might automatically say commercial fishing. If you do, you can be forgiven for being wrong. For … Find out how to read more online.
Hook Kids on Fishing program returns to Fishermen’s Village
Thu  Apr 17 2014 08:00AM
When you were young, who took you fishing? Your father? Grandpa? Uncle Jimmy? Aunt Susan? If you are an angler today, chances are really good that someone took the time … Find out how to read more online.


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