×
×
homepage logo
STORE

Sports

Annual Ride of Silence planned for islands

The Sanibel Bicycle Club, Billy's Bikes and Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen will host the annual Ride of Silence for the islands on May 19 at 7 p.m. leaving from the restaurant, at 1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The worldwide event takes place on the third Wednesday of May every year. Club ...

TBE to remain open during parking lot improvements

Construction recently began to build a new parking lot for the Tarpon Bay recreation area. The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge was able to set aside funding in order to complete the anticipated project, Tarpon Bay Explorers — the refuge’s recreational concession that ...

Mosquito control set for Sanibel

The Lee County Mosquito Control District has scheduled spray truck activity for Sanibel. The district reported that the following areas will be treated for adult mosquitoes from between sunset today and 2 a.m. May 7 by Ultra Low Volume spray trucks: - East end from the Sanibel Lighthouse west ...

CIHS airs local film on history of mullet

On March 8, an audience seated in golf carts and folding chairs enjoyed the acclaimed WGCU documentary, “Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish,” in the fresh-air environment of McCarthy's Marina on Captiva. After a tribute presented by Captiva Island Historical Society President Tom Libonate for ...

Sanibel FlyFishers to hold meeting

The Sanibel FlyFishers will hold a meeting on May 13 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The featured speaker is author, environmentalist, rod designer and angler Jerry Kustich. He founded Sweetgrass Rods in Butte, Montana, in 2006 with Glenn Brackett. Kustich has authored several books, all published by West ...

Greater amberjack reopens to recreational harvest

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack reopened in Gulf state and federal waters for May 1-31. After an annual season spawning closure in June and July, recreational harvest is scheduled to reopen again from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31. If you plan to fish for greater amberjack or certain other ...

Stone crab season ends

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab seasons in state and federal waters came to a close on May 2. The annual season closure date was modified last year as part of a suite of changes that were made in response to a long-term decline in harvest and because the stone crab fishery ...