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On the Water: Dealing with hot days out on the water

With a lack of rain and hot sunny days, area water temperatures soared to 90 degrees and above. The added heat can make for tough mid-day fishing as both anglers and fish are in no mood to exert energy, plus keeping bait alive for the day is challenging.Offshore, early last week anglers ...

Fair comparison

To the Editor:A recent contributor suggested that our governor, Ron DeSantis, failed to reopen the state in a "safe manner." Unfortunately, much of the criticism we see today is based on partisan adventurism and when one digs a little deeper, we often find omitted information or data meant to ...

Wear a mask. Because you don’t know.

To the editor:No one can know at a given moment in time whether or not he/she has C-19 and is actively spreading it -- One MAY have tested negative yesterday, but that is irrelevant to today!!!Therefore, anyone without a face mask who approaches another person within 6 feet is guilty of ...

Facts, not Fear IV

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees had a uniquely 2020 Fourth of July holiday weekend message for Floridians: Avoid the "Three Cs" -- Closed Spaces, Crowded Places and Close-Contact Settings.And wear a mask in public.In a joint statement released Thursday morning that also ...

On the Water: Fishing Southwest Florida waters in July

As travel plans have changed over the past several months, many of us are staying close to home and enjoying what is available in our back yard. Lucky for us, we are a travel and vacation destination for folks around the world. We have plenty of outdoor activities to keep us busy without ...

Dolphin Tales: The dolphin and porpoise

Many people confuse dolphins and porpoises. They both belong to the order Cetacea and suborder Odontoceti but there are some important differences. Porpoises are not commonly found in Florida waters. There are 6 species of porpoises and 41 species of dolphins. Porpoises are smaller ranging in ...

Is the cure worse than the disease?

To the editor:Remember when Trump said "we can't let the cure be worse than the disease."? Since that time, Trump has taken every step to ensure that the cure is indeed worse than the disease. He has disregarded, disrespected, or denigrated every method the public health experts have said are ...