Outdoors

Fishing report: Mahi madness on the ledge

The St. Johns River and area lakes

While May is usually the hottest month for panfish bedding, the fish have been... Read more

Van Tassel's Avenger defends Spinnaker Cup title at St. Augustine Race Week

Avenger, skippered by Gary Van Tassel of the North Florida Cruising Club, won the Spinnaker Cup for the second year in a row in the Offshore... Read more

Bassmaster: Lester gets his big fish on Palatka event's opening day

PALATKA — During the final round of practice Wednesday for the Bassmaster Elite at the St. Johns River, Tennessee angler Brandon Lester found a... Read more

Fishing Report: Panfish hot down south; big seas coming for the weekend

The St. Johns River and area lakes

The very first of the big female bass have just begun to bed down on Lake George, but the number of... Read more

Rip Into a Whip Grom Bash surf contest set for Sept. 19

The fourth annual Rip Into a Whip Grom Bash is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, just north of the pier in St. Augustine Beach,... Read more

St. Johns County lifeguards competing in national championships

Competition is natural for lifeguards.

“A rescue is kind of a race against time to begin with,” said Jeremy Watkins, the president of the St... Read more

Fishing report: Shrimp showing up on a blue moon

The St. Johns River and area lakes

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s fair to finally say that the shrimp are in the river. Most of the... Read more

Fishing report: Everything is avoiding the inversion chill

The St. Johns River and area lakes

You know that freshwater fishing’s been slow when your best bet is the mullet run.

But the river is... Read more

Fishing report: Pompano find local surf temps just right

The bass bedding activity has moved north of Green Cove Springs and still continues down around Lake George.

Speckled perch have not gone to... Read more

Fishing report: Bluegills, bluefish voracious this week

Looks like big speckled perch spawn may have passed us by again this year in Northeast Florida. Certainly, some fish have spawned — at least we’d... Read more

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