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Music on the Island: Week of May 14

May 14, 2014 American Legion Thursday, May 15: Karaoke w/ Jim Anderson, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 16: Chicago Heat, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Bert's Bar Tuesday, May 13: Scotty Bryan, 6:30 p.m. more »»

On the Water: Anglers adapt to strong winds for success

May 7, 2014 Tarpon season was just kicking off with good reports, and then the wind arrived and stayed with us all week. Before the wind, tarpon were making a good showing in all their usual haunts. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Smoky Broiled Mullet

May 7, 2014 Ingredients 2 Lbs mullet fillets 1/3 C soy sauce ½ tsp ginger ½ tsp salt 1 Tbsp liquid smoke 1 clove garlic – finely chopped 3 Tbsp vegetable oil Lemon wedges for garnish How to: 1. more »»

Catch ‘em & Cook ‘em: Whole Fried Flounder

April 30, 2014 Ingredients: 1 (1 to 1 ½ LB) flounder Vegetable oil for frying 2 C flour 1 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1 recipe Garlic-Apricot Glaze (recipe follows) How to: 1. more »»

On the Water: Here comes the big fish

April 30, 2014 The month of May is at the top for best months for fishing the waters of Southwest Florid. more »»

On the Water: Fishing is good despite the weather

April 23, 2014 Just like clockwork the winds blew and another cool front dropped through. more »»

This Month in History: MOTI historical column comes to a close

April 23, 2014 It is with deep regret that I will be discontinuing my weekly column. A new job started earlier this month does not allow the time necessary for historical research and writing. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Fresh & Spicy Cioppino

April 23, 2014 Ingredients: 5 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 (24 oz) jar tomato basil pasta sauce 1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice 1 C dry white wine or chicken broth ¼ C water 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 stp crushed red... more »»

This Month in History: Former resident discusses her family's island history

April 16, 2014 The following story was provided to me be a former Pine Island resident Ernestine Foster. She currently resides in Jacksonville, but her heart remains on Pine Island. more »»

On the Water: East winds disrupt fishing around the islands

April 16, 2014 All was going well on the fishing front, then like the week before, and the week before that, Mother Nature interfered. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Fried Lobster Tail

April 16, 2014 Ingredients: 1 raw lobster tail – shell removed 1 can coconut milk 1 Tbsp sugar 2 eggs 1 dollop Half & Half 2 Tbsp flour Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp sugar How to: . more »»

Friday

April 16, 2014 Good Friday is the Day of the Cross. Some Christians carry a cross in their purses or in their pockets. Others wear them on charm bracelets or necklaces. Others have them on their dashboards or walls. more »»

Big trout inshore, grouper offshore

April 9, 2014 The first week of April rolled through with beautiful weather giving anglers good opportunities inshore and offshore. more »»

My Favorite Baked Fish

April 9, 2014 Ingredients 4 (4 to 6 oz) boneless fillets of trout, redfish, catfish, flounder or grouper 1/4 C mayonnaise 1 tsp Cajun seasoning 2 Tbsp butter – melted 1/4 C panko bread crumbs 2 Tbsp Parmesan... more »»

The Grange organization on Pine Island

April 9, 2014 At the museum we have newspaper articles dating back to the 1960s. more »»

Cat of the Week: Poppi

April 2, 2014 Meet Poppi. He is a 3-year-old Russian Blue with a lot to say. He knows his name and answers when you call him. In fact I'm sure he will have a conversation with you on just about anything. more »»

Catch 'em & Cook 'em: Aunt Billie’s Reuben Casserole

April 2, 2014 Ingredients 32 oz. Bavarian sauerkraut – drained well 24 oz. more »»

This Month in History: The story behind ‘Tom’s Follies’

April 2, 2014 Readers of my column may recall that Tom Phillips purchased land on Pine Island in the 1930s and developed Tom’s Town. Today we call that area Pine Island Center. more »»

On the Water: There's no better month for fishing than April

April 2, 2014 April, what a great month to enjoy the waters around Southwest Florida.  The windy days of March will give way to sunny, mild days (not too hot, not too cold). more »»

This Month in History: A look back at the making of the ‘Tamiami Trail’

March 26, 2014 In researching the Sisal Hemp & Development Company era in Priscilla Brooks’ book St. James City-The Early Years, she describes “Captain K. B. more »»

 
 

 

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