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Big mack attack
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
Well, I may be the worst tarpon fisherman on Charlotte Harbor, but at least I can still catch Spanish mackerel. That makes me happy, because they’re one of my favorite … Find out how to read more online.
Nothing is forever
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
Louise won’t be fishing today. It’s not that she doesn’t want to. But Louise has been battling a list of physical ailments longer than your casting arm. In fact, her … Find out how to read more online.
Riding the fail train
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about fishing peppergrass, discussing baits and techniques that one might want to employ when fishing this type of cover. I had every intention of … Find out how to read more online.
When clay pigeons are too easy
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Hey, shooters! I know some of you who like trap or skeet shooting feel kind of neglected because most of my columns tend to deal more with handgun shooting. Sorry … Find out how to read more online.
Get those reds quick
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
Tomorrow is probably your last good chance to put a red grouper in the cooler. Unless there is yet another last-minute change, the recreational fishery for red grouper in Gulf … Find out how to read more online.
Swimming for snook
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
The sound of snook busting bait on the surface surrounds you, ranging from the soprano of smaller fish to the booming bass of bruising breeders. As if that’s not enough … Find out how to read more online.
Not waiting for October
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
October has a reputation around these parts as a month for hot redfish action. If you’ve been looking at the calendar and getting excited about it, stop staring at the … Find out how to read more online.
Cheating will never pay off
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
The old saying “cheaters never prosper” has never been more prominent than it is today in the world of competitive bass fishing. Today, anglers who compete in tournaments want to … Find out how to read more online.
It’s a stupid law
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
The Charlotte Harbor angling community has been abuzz with excitement about this year’s late-season tarpon bite. For the first year in a decade, massive schools of juvenile blue tilapia have … Find out how to read more online.
The kings of autumn
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:00AM
Have you looked outside lately and felt a little down in the dumps? Have you noticed that the leaves on the trees have started to change from bright green to … Find out how to read more online.
Marina Mikes a staple in Southwest Fla.
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
For more than three generations, Marina Mikes has been a marine institution in Southwest Florida. Owner Mike Murphy and his experienced staff are proud to serve boating and fishing enthusiasts … Find out how to read more online.
The end is near
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
Once upon a time there was a sweet, innocent wildlife rehabilitation center that loved nothing more than to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured and orphaned wildlife. Representatives of this magical … Find out how to read more online.
Baits fit for a king
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
OK, the wait is finally over. I know you have been just champing at the bit for the last two weeks waiting to finally read about what baits to use … Find out how to read more online.
Don’t ignore the little .17
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
This week we really need to talk about a great option in rimfire rifles and pistols. With .22 Long Rifle and .22 Magnum ammunition being still fairly hard to come … Find out how to read more online.
Start fall with a bang
Thu  Oct 2 2014 01:02AM
Recent weather has been slightly cooler and much wetter. We are catching up on the rainfall we missed the last couple of months. Fronts are coming down into Florida but … Find out how to read more online.
Reader Photos
Thu  Sep 25 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.
Bucktails are back
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Actually, they never went anywhere. They just fell out of fashion (yes, fishermen are just as susceptible to fashion trends as high-class French women). Anglers who are more focused on … Find out how to read more online.
Taking over for Mama
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Editor’s note: Doctor Robin is busy with — well, some sort of animal stuff, and wasn’t able to get a column in this week. Therefore, we present this column from … Find out how to read more online.
First time for everything
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
Anglers who frequent the estuaries along Florida’s Gulf Coast know to pay attention to stingrays on the flats, particularly when the disc-shaped creatures are on the prowl in search of … Find out how to read more online.
A day off is a day on the water
Thu  Sep 25 2014 08:00AM
No real estate appointments in the morning. What? A day off? Time to call three of my buddies for a short-notice fishing trip. Only two can make it; that makes … Find out how to read more online.


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