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On the Water: Rainy days spark some better fishing

August 24, 2016 Over the week we experienced some days with typical summer heat, but also a good amount of rain, including a day or two with rain and no sunshine most of the day. more »»

On the Water: Unsettled weather brings mixed results

August 17, 2016 Unstable weather brought rain and thunderstorms throughout the past week often making unsafe and difficult fishing conditions. Anglers that fished ahead or around the storms reported decent fishing. more »»

On the Water: Fishing during the dog days of August

August 10, 2016 August in Southwest Florida means hot sticky days, plenty of rain and often thunderstorms. If you don’t mind working around the weather, the fishing is often pretty good and competition is scarce. more »»

Captiva Island Yacht Club Junior Sailing Camp helps kids learn the ropes of sailing

August 3, 2016 The Captiva Island Yacht Club established its junior sailing program seven years ago. The two-week program, which runs July 25 to Aug. more »»

On the Water: Shallow water snapper — fun to catch, great to eat

August 3, 2016 When we think summer inshore fishing around Southwest Florida, we generally think tarpon, snook, redfish, but seldom mangrove snapper. more »»

On the Water: Slightly cooler days heat up fishing

July 27, 2016 A slight breeze in the mornings and afternoon thunderstorms gave us a little relief from the scorching heat the previous week. more »»

On the Water: Hot days on the water make fishing a challenge

July 20, 2016 Extreme heat kept many anglers off the water over the past week. The few that did venture out found fishing wasn’t too bad at times. more »»

On the Water: Beat the heat to catch the most fish

July 14, 2016 Summertime weather with calm seas and blue skies gave anglers a host of fishing opportunities over the week. Inshore fishing was hit or miss as many anglers reported over the week. more »»

First paddleboard girls camp offered through Sanibel Sea School

July 6, 2016 The Sanibel Sea School is holding its first Wahine Tao Girls Paddleboarding Camp this month to teach young girls survival skills and paddleboarding all while boosting their confidence as they exceed... more »»

On the Water: Looking forward to July fishing

July 6, 2016 As we head into the month of July, we should have more good weather days to target fish both inshore and offshore, including gag grouper that are back in season. more »»

On the Water: A week of mixed action out on the water

June 29, 2016 As we closed out spring and move into summer, a variety of fish were caught both inshore and off. more »»

Adult Basketball League kicked off last week

June 29, 2016 The City of Sanibel Recreation Center began a 3 on 3 adult basketball league, with the first games held Thursday, June 23. more »»

On the Water: Tough week of fishing

June 22, 2016 Last week wasn’t very kind to anglers or boaters. more »»

On the Water: It’s a good month to fish or for boating in general

June 15, 2016 This is the month summer settles in, bringing hot, humid days, and afternoon thunderstorms. more »»

On the Water: Fishing the full moon tides brings success

June 1, 2016 While many anglers focused on tarpon, full moon tides also brought good action for other species over the week. Full moon tides put anglers on the chase for tarpon through the weekend. more »»

Islands Night continues tradition of gathering community

May 25, 2016 Now in its 23rd year, a tradition that began by Sam Bailey continues to gather the communities of Sanibel and Captiva together for a night out at Hammond Stadiu. more »»

On the Water: Weather has been perfect for fishing

May 25, 2016 Perfect weather for pretty much the entire week gave anglers the chance to target pretty much any species they desired inshore or offshore. more »»

10th annual Blue Ribbon Golf Classic to be held this weekend

May 11, 2016 The 10 year anniversary of the Blue Ribbon Golf Classic, which supports the Sanibel School Fund, will take place this Saturday, at the Sanctuary Golf Clu. more »»

On the Water: Snook season ends as tarpon season begins

May 11, 2016 With the close of April, it brings an end to snook season and May begins the kick-off to tarpon season. more »»

On the Water: Full moon brings good fishing

May 4, 2016 The full moon in April generally brings strong tides and good fishing — and that’s what occurred over the past week as anglers found fishing success for a variety of species. more »»

 
 

 

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