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So much catching
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
How many fish can you catch before you get tired of catching them? A dozen? Fifty? A hundred? Do you really know, or are you just guessing? Would you like … Find out how to read more online.
Stump-knocking on Rousseau
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
By the general nature of the title of this column, you would think I spent the day casting baits in and around stumps, bouncing baits off of them trying to … Find out how to read more online.
Fish in a barrel
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
Here’s a brilliant observation: It’s supposed to be dry during the dry season. Yep. But this year’s extremely limited rainfall has produced near-record drought conditions across much of Florida. Brush … Find out how to read more online.
Pay attention!
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
I really can’t tell you how many hours over the past 40 years I have spent on the water. What I can tell you, though, is that I still haven’t … Find out how to read more online.
The fishing is good
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
Charlotte Harbor is coming back to life, and our waters are clearing up. Red tide is not a problem at the moment despite lingering in background concentrations. No need to … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
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. DO NOT send us photos of oversized or other … Find out how to read more online.
1911 basics
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
Most gun enthusiasts have heard of the legendary 1911 semi-automatic pistol. If you haven’t, it’s a .45 caliber full-sized handgun that has been in use and adored for more than … Find out how to read more online.
Improving your cast
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
In the past, I’ve covered some important things when it comes to successful fishing, such as knots and line selection. This week, I want to cover how to improve your … Find out how to read more online.
Keep looking up
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
It’s tarpon time and weather looks like it may finally cooperate. Snook are closed to harvest now and while we do need to be careful handling them; we can still … Find out how to read more online.
Love that spinnerbait
Thu  May 4 2017 08:30AM
There is nothing else like it in your tackle box. What other bait can be fished productively at any time of the year, in any conditions? Ask any pro bass … Find out how to read more online.
A mixed bag
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
I may have mentioned a few times that one of the best things about Southwest Florida fishing is the wide variety of options we have available to us. Right now … Find out how to read more online.
Prep for perfect presentations
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
Anyone who has ever fly fished knows what it is like to make a bad presentation with the fly. You may have done everything just right — spotted the fish … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
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. DO NOT send us photos of oversized or other … Find out how to read more online.
So many patients
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
Peace River Wildlife Center is at or near critical mass. We are taking in 10 to 20 new patients every day right now and have been for a few weeks. … Find out how to read more online.
Down but not out
Thu  May 18 2017 08:30AM
Hey, shooters! As we left off last time, we were talking about the extremely unpleasant possibility of getting shot or otherwise wounded and having to fight your way out of … Find out how to read more online.
from the publisher’s desk • Josh Olive
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
I vacuumed out my truck last week. Then I walked out onto Manasota Beach from 10 minutes, and came back with so much sand on my feet I think I … Find out how to read more online.
Low expectations, big results
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
One thing that I look forward to this time of year is our daughter coming home from college. I hate the fact she needs to get my truck the weekend … Find out how to read more online.
Oven-roasting shrimp
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
Ever get stuck in a cooking rut? I think it must happen to everyone at some point. At one time, my cooking rut was preparing shrimp. I absolutely love shrimp … Find out how to read more online.
Take Mom fishing
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
If you think fishing is just about catching fish, you’re missing out on a lot of enjoyment. There’s also the pleasure of being out on the water, the spiritual aspect … Find out how to read more online.
Four for inshore
Thu  May 11 2017 08:30AM
People ask me all the time what rod and reel they should use for fishing in Charlotte Harbor. This week I’d like to answer that question in detail. Now, our … Find out how to read more online.


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