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Reader Photos
Thu  Aug 18 2016 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.
Hunting lunker snook
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
When it comes to nearshore fishing here in sunny Southwest Florida, the limits are endless. This is part of the reason being an angler here is so exciting — it … Find out how to read more online.
Get ready for red … August?
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
Redfish have suddenly popped up all around Charlotte Harbor. From the mouths of the rivers to Pine Island Sound, anglers are suddenly catching them. After months of fishermen complaining about … Find out how to read more online.
A tragedy: How and why
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
As a licensed and certified firearms instructor and supporter of all law enforcement, this is a hard column to write. By the time this column reaches print, the subject will … Find out how to read more online.
We meet the enemy … …and it is us!
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
I watched Governor Scott and Lee County tourism development staff with Visit Florida congratulate themselves on new record visitor numbers again last week. Despite all our bad water press, we’ve … Find out how to read more online.
Are you a Goliath hater?
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
Goliath grouper don’t seem to have too many friends these days. Calls for an open season or at least a limited harvest of some kind have gotten steadily louder over … Find out how to read more online.
Seminoles challenge Fla. water standards
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
The Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed a legal challenge against controversial new state water-quality standards, arguing they don’t adequately take into account the amount of fish and other wildlife … Find out how to read more online.
Living with bears
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
You may have read that the state will not be allowing a bear hunt in 2016. While I have mixed feelings on that (not a huge fan of predator hunting, … Find out how to read more online.
letters to the editor
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
Josh: Re your sawfish column last week, I second your proposed law that would allow us to beat anyone who cuts off a sawfish’s bill. In fact, I may not … Find out how to read more online.
Tackling teen tarpon
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
Tarpon have been the top fish for the past three months. They’ve left the Pass and that’s when a lot of anglers stop looking for them — but right now, … Find out how to read more online.
When the lake changes
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
In my last column, I talked about how a lake can change due to the water level rising. After this past weekend, I can see how a lake can change … Find out how to read more online.
Water, water everywhere …
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
… nor any drop to drink! This line was penned by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,“ an extensive ode of peril and nautical adventure. It … Find out how to read more online.
Negron land-buying plan draws conflict
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
Two Panhandle lawmakers and a county commissioner objected Aug. 11 to a $2.4 billion proposal by incoming Senate President Joe Negron to buy 60,000 acres of farmland south of Lake … Find out how to read more online.
Requiem for an owl
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
Peace River Wildlife Center lost one of our favorite residents this past week. An adult female eastern screech owl, imaginatively named Screech, passed away. She had been in declining health … Find out how to read more online.
King for a day
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
Have you ever noticed that fishermen tend to be a strongly opinionated group? At least, that’s my opinion. In the fishing community, there are lots of animated discussions regarding opinions. … Find out how to read more online.
letters to the editor
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
JOSH: Regarding your Pop Quiz: Guns in Cars (Billy Carl, Aug. 4). I almost didn’t read the article because the answers were upside down. I read the newspaper online. Turning … Find out how to read more online.
Scared of water snakes?
Thu  Aug 18 2016 08:30AM
When I was a kid and had way too much free time, I spent many hours in the woods around my grandparents’ DeSoto County cattle ranch. Part of the ranch … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Aug 4 2016 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.
Pop quiz: Guns in cars
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions concerning the rules of having a handgun in your vehicle. Many of these were from new residents to the area who are … Find out how to read more online.
One strike is all it takes
Thu  Aug 4 2016 08:30AM
Yes, the snowbirds have flown north. Yes, the Harbor is much less crowded. Yes the fish are biting and the water is great on a hot day. Summer in Southwest … Find out how to read more online.


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