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Summer snook action

Look for summer snook action around the barrier islands. Pat Renfroe caught and released his first snook near Redfish Pass while fishing with Capt. Bill Russell with Gulf Coast Guide Service.

FWC seeks public assistance in developing lake management plans

A new Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-servation Commission Lake Management Plans webpage is designed to strengthen communication and encourage stakeholders to become more involved with the management plan process.The FWC's lake management plans focus on the management of a system's fish, wildlife ...

Federal Duck Stamp available for sale

The 2020-2021 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, otherwise known as the Duck Stamp, has arrived at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge's Nature Store on Sanibel. The cost is $25 each and they are available for purchase at shopdingdarling.com. While the stamp ...

Spanish mackerel are biting

You can catch Spanish mackerel through the summer by looking for and fishing around schooling bait. Lauren Fleck of Georgia hooked into this mackerel while fishing with Capt. Bill Russell around schools of Atlantic thread herring in north Matlacha Pass.

Here’s a couple do-it-yourself repair tips

Always a fan of saving money and preventing unnecessary on the water breakdowns, learning to do simple home maintenance on your boat systems can really pay off.With today's moisture-attracting ethanol blended fuels, I always preach that replacing your water separating fuel filter may be the ...

Bohanon to hold football camp July 18

NFL fullback Tommy Bohanon will be hosting his fourth annual Tommy Bohanon Youth Football Camp Saturday, July 18, despite many setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic the community is facing.The Tommy Bohanon Youth Football Camp will be held at North Fort Myers High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

Twins announce 60-game schedule

Special to The Breezenews@breezenewspapers.comThe Minnesota Twins have announced their revised schedule for the 2020 Major League Baseball regular season, as the club's 60th campaign in Twins Territory features a 60-game slate to be played over 66 days between July 24 and Sept. 27. All 60 games ...

It’s hot — be prepared when out on the water

If you can't take the Southwest Florida heat, get out of the kitchen or, I wish I had bought that T-top model like she told me to. A little shade sure goes a long way these days, but the fish seem to enjoy the heat and both the in- and offshore bite is hot as well.Recently, while standing ...