Fishing & Boating

Fishing & Boating

Boat show offers plenty of fishing education

I love boating and fishing shows. I’m not talking about the ones on TV, although there are many good ones, but the shows that fill up convention centers and fairgrounds with informative seminars, innovative tackle, new boats and all the other goodies that give fisherman the kid in the candy store feeling.

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Weekly photo gallery of fish caught inshore and offshore of Manatee County

Changing water and weather conditions over the past week may have made fishing more challenging, but it didn’t stop locals and visitors from landing a number of notable catches in area rivers, Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. A collection of images submitted by area captains (note: captains are encouraged to email photos to sports@bradenton.com by noon on Sunday each week in order for the images to be considered for inclusion in the weekly gallery):

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Medical records of Bayshore High alumni must be examined, says Florida Department of Health official

Jennifer Bencie with the Florida Department of Health in Manatee addresses next steps for Bayshore High cancer issue during a joint meeting Thursday.
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Medical records of Bayshore High alumni must be examined, says Florida Department of Health official 1:23

Medical records of Bayshore High alumni must be examined, says Florida Department of Health official

Robbery suspects chased from store by owner wielding baseball bat 0:30

Robbery suspects chased from store by owner wielding baseball bat

Clearwater cop fired for slamming handcuffed 13-year-old to the ground 1:03

Clearwater cop fired for slamming handcuffed 13-year-old to the ground

Loggerhead sea turtle crawls back to the sea after nesting on Anna Maria Island 2:35

Loggerhead sea turtle crawls back to the sea after nesting on Anna Maria Island