Breaking News from NOAA: Gulf’s Surface Oil Not a Threat to Southern Florida, Keys and East Coast

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Source: NOAA July 30, 2010 Florida shoreline assessment.  High resolution (Credit: NOAA) Southern Florida, the Florida Keys and the East Coast are not likely to experience any effects from the remaining oil on the surface of the Gulf as the … Read More

FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto: Florida is open for business!

Source: Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission FWC hears update on oil spill response Florida is open for business. This was the recurring theme at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) emergency workshop May 19 in St. Pete Beach. … Read More

Should you still come fishing? YES!

Source: Monroe County Tourist Development Council The following questions and answers are being provided for current and potential visitors to the Florida Keys. I heard that the Keys are in imminent danger of being affected by the oil spill. According … Read More

NEWS FLASH: FWC to hold emergency meeting May 19 in St. Pete Beach to discuss the agency’s ongoing response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Captain’s Blog – May 13, 2010 – Marathon Florida Keys – FWC to hold emergeny meeting regarding oil spill response. For immediate release: May 13, 2010 Contact: Kent Whittington, 850-488-9434  FWC emergency meeting will focus on oil spill response             … Read More

No oil here! The weather’s great and the fishing’s even better!

Captain’s Blog – May 12, 2010, Marathon Florida Keys – We’re oil free and full of  fish! The weather’s hot and the fishing’s even hotter!  Tarpon are screaming at the bridges.  The big bull and cow dolphin are moving in.  … Read More