Local fishing icon Red Stier dies at 77
Updated 8/26/2013 at 3:22 p.m. 3 comments
Albert “Red” Stier, 77, an icon in the fishing community, has died.
On The Hook: Fishing patience – Some things can't be rushed
Published 8/8/2013 at 9:13 a.m. 0 comments
Many, if not most times, fishing can drain away just about all the patience an angler can muster. If you fish, just think of the hours on end you were focused on that rod of fiberglass in your hands waiting ...
Catch of the Day: Southwest Florida anglers show off the big ones
Published 8/8/2013 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
The Naples Daily News and naplesnews.com are showcasing fishing photos from throughout the region. Anyone can submit a photo for inclusion.
On The Hook: Fishing blurts
Published 7/23/2013 at 11:51 a.m. 0 comments
Folks will impulsively say the darnedest things when they get a fishing rod in their hands and are surprised with some waterborne event. Even the calmest will utter a spontaneous comment in the heat of an surprising incident. Most times ...
A Goliath Dilemma: Species' rebound sparks conversation on fishery management
Published 7/20/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
It is tough to spend a day on — or below — the water on the Gulf Coast without having an encounter with a goliath grouper, but that doesn’t mean anglers will be able to keep one anytime soon.
On The Hook: Sportfishing's rightful place
Published 7/10/2013 at 2:19 p.m. 0 comments
We have seen the sport of soccer run up as the next coming. It is now the thriving activity in schoolyards across this country. But for most of us, the sport is an anomaly, slow action and confusing rules. But ...
On The Hook: Sweetwater fishing days
Published 6/25/2013 at 1:50 p.m. 1 comment
Welcome to the Land of Afternoon Rain. Those all-day, placid sun baked, sun tanning experiences here on the Paradise Coast have vanished – at least for a couple months. You have to expect that. You are in the Southwest Florida ...
On The Hook: Realistic fishing regulations
Published 6/13/2013 at 9:48 a.m. 0 comments
"Captain, can we keep this fish? Is this one big enough, captain?" Questions like these go on during the whole charter trip. Especially from people that don't fish the salt on a regular basis. There is a virtual profusion of ...
Anchors aweigh: Learn how to be a safe boater Saturday
Published 6/7/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Saturday is National Marina Day. It’s your chance to learn more about boating and water safety.
On The Hook: Building character
Published 5/29/2013 at 1:00 p.m. 0 comments
Kids love fishing. Almost more than anything else save Christmas morning. When fishing, they love having most anything on the other end of the line wiggling and squirming. But it's more than just that. It's a sense of their personal ...
On The Hook: Our big summer fishing problem
Published 5/16/2013 at 8:36 a.m. 0 comments
There's a denizen of the deep, preparing to decimate your next deep water fishing trip. He thrives on ambushing the hooked fish you so painstakingly sought, in one fell swoop – snook, permit, cobia et al – all fall to ...
On The Hook: The clean water debacle
Published 5/1/2013 at 11:24 a.m. 0 comments
If there is one factor that angler's around these parts value is fishing in nice clean and green water. Visibility. The ability for the denizens of the deep to see your proffered bait makes all the difference, since all desirable ...
Fishing Report: Use catfish to catch the now-appearing tarpon
Published 4/24/2013 at 8:20 a.m. 0 comments
Spring! When a young mans heart yearn for ... tarpon, of course. Tarpon are making their presence made from down in the Ten Thousand Islands to off Fort Myers Beach. These are the big fish on the annual trek up ...
Turbulent waters in Collier Creek alarm condo residence, Marco Island Waterways Committee and law enforcement
Published 4/19/2013 at 3:56 p.m. 0 comments
It's the perfect storm of a narrow creek, swift water and bad boating, law agencies agreed. The combination has resulted in at least four serious boating accidents with some damage to Villa de Marco West's dock, said Ben Farnsworth, the ...
On The Hook: Tarpon lunacy
Published 4/18/2013 at 12:20 p.m. 0 comments
Of all the great fish species that ply the salt, the tarpon has engendered a position of eminence especially for our fabled "now" generation; eyes roll and palms sweat when they are even mentioned. They are the Porsche Boxter with ...
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