Those of us who own boats often forget about that population of people who love being on the water but simply cannot have a boat. They may not…

What do you drink with your fish? I prefer to drink a glass of good wine, but I usually end up with a beer instead — and honestly, I’m just fi…

So you’re starting to notice that there seems to be a shortage on firearms and ammunition, and you’re wondering why. Well, in case you’ve had …

Nothing happens fast with Federal fishery management, and that might be a good thing this year for Southwest Florida anglers. The Gulf Council…

A couple weeks, Capt. Ralph wrote a column about things that we think we know — for example, the sky is blue and water is wet — that turn out …

‘The wind of change blows straight into the face of time.’ — Scorpions, Wind of Change (1990)

Fishing is supposed to be fun, right? Every time you cast a line out in the water, you hope to have a fish take your offering and hear your dr…

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Southwest Florida is an incredible place to fish, but we’re not known for our blue-water angling. Although many tourists assume we catch billf…

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While we sat last week and lined up plans for a vacation in the RV, we were hoping to encompass the things we like to do outside. Those would …

Just a few weeks back, I heard a northern bobwhite — Florida’s only quail species — calling almost every night. One evening when I was on my l…

Scattered around Charlotte Harbor are a number of community fishing spots where boaters will often stake out a spot and target fish hiding in …

Last Friday, a few members of the Fishin’ Frank’s pirate crew and I went on an offshore charter trip out of Sarasota, planning to take advanta…

In the bass world, Florida is universally known as soft plastic central. Almost every style or technique to catch bass involves some sort of s…

Editor’s note: This is a rerun of a 2017 column because a woman who lives in PGI recently called me and said she had seen one of her neighbors…

There is a lot that we don’t know, but there is some stuff about which we’re pretty confident — such basic facts as water is wet, the sky is b…

Hello all, this is Capt. Cayle. Wait a minute; that name’s familiar. Yes, you’ve been reading my fishing columns in WaterLine for nearly the p…

We are all part of our problems or the solutions to those problems. Which are you? Truth is, most of us are tangled up in both. If you don’t t…