Top Ten Florida Kayaking Spots to Visit This Summer!

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Whether you’re a Florida native or just visiting this summer to soak in the rays, kayaking is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the sunshine state! Getting up close and personal with nature through our beautiful mangroves and waterways lets you experience Florida in a way you just can’t get at Disney World or on South Beach. If your adventurous side is calling to you, check out these 5 Florida kayaking spotsRead More

Do I Need Wakeboard Racks for Fishing Boats?

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If you own a fishing boat, then you know this type of vessel comes stocked to the brim. When spending a day on the crystal clear waters of South Florida, your boat is likely to be packed with stuff. There are poles, bait, life jackets, sun-protective gear, and much more. If you’re looking to do water sports to break up the afternoon, where do you put your boards? You’re not the first person with thisRead More

Nesting waterbirds need room to breed

FWC reminds the public: Nesting waterbirds need room to breed

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Give waterbirds room to breed this nesting season. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida are reminding boaters and beachgoers to watch out for nesting birds. “It is very important to limit the disturbance of nesting waterbirds,” said FWC biologist Nancy Douglass. “When these birds are forced to leave their nests, their eggs and chicks are left vulnerable to heat and predators. By respectfully sharing our beaches and waterways with theseRead More

SUP and Kayak Carrying Systems for Boaters

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Six ways to bring a SUP or kayak aboard your boat You need look no further than the local lake, bay or harbor to confirm the popularity of stand-up paddle boards and kayaks. In fact, on some days, human-powered craft are so numerous, they can pose a navigation challenge to traditional boaters. But everyone has a right to enjoy the water in whichever way they desire, right? Why not do both? Maybe you want to raft up at the sandbarRead More

U.S. Senate passes Modern Fish Act

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The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed S.1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017. The passage of the legislation, known as the Modern Fish Act, would make critical updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, marks a big step forward for America’s angling community and now moves to the U.S. House for final approval. “Today is an important day for America’s 11 million saltwater anglers thanks to the leadership of Sen. Roger Wicker andRead More

Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

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If you are interested in boating, you’ve probably been to an occasional boat show. Although most boaters North of Orlando have not been to a boat show South Florida style, South Florida boat shows know how to put them on incorporating entertainment and everything a boat lover would need or want to see. Whether the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), or the Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS),Read More