On the Water: Spring fishing is now at its best
March 25, 2015 The first week of spring rolled in with good weather and great fishing. Anglers report hooking into everything from trout to tarpon over the past week. more »»
Local Knowledge: Community effort brought youth baseball to the island
March 25, 2015 With springtime here, it’s nice to see the Pine Island kids taking the field in Phillips Community Park again. more »»
On the Water: Spring fishing arrives! Are you ready?
March 18, 2015 Beautiful, warm weather brought us springtime fishing a little ahead of schedule. Even with windy and poor tide days, many anglers found the kick-off to spring time fishing has begun. more »»
Rebounding from the cold — and waiting for warmer weather
February 24, 2015 Just in case it went unnoticed, our weather was less than ideal for fishing much of the past week — it was cold! And not just cold, but also very windy, leaving us with a short report for the week. more »»
Island Knowledge: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of an island jewel —?MOTI
February 24, 2015 Growing up on Fort Myers Beach back in the 1960s and 70s, I fell in love with the island lifestyle. There’s just something special about being surrounded by water and knowing your neighbors. more »»
On the Water: Fishing the coldest months: two steps forward ...
February 18, 2015 Other than a day or two, it was a pretty tough week fishing around Pine Island and Southwest Florida. Cold, wind and poor tide movement all factored into the fishing equation most of the week. more »»
Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Baked Fish with Parmesan Sour Cream Sauce
February 10, 2015 Ingredients 1 1/2 lb trout, flounder or grouper 1 (8 oz) container sour cream 1/4 C shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 2 Tbsp Italian seasoned bread crumbs 2 Tbsp... more »»
On the Water: Awaiting the transition into spring fishing
February 3, 2015 Sometime this month the transition to spring well begin on the waters of Southwest Florida. more »»
Pine Island Public Library: Suzanne & Jim return; so does Tim Dorsey
February 3, 2015 Once again, Suzanne & Jim will be delighting the patrons of the Pine Island Public Library with a blend of “their voices and instruments in songs of an earlier time. more »»
Local Columns Poll
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Norm's Tasting Notes
March 26, 2015 #11-15-PIE I had lunch last week with an old friend who has been in the wholesale wine business for a long time, and he and I have known each other for most of that... more »
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