Fishing & Boating

Sports

TJ Stewart rides hot streak in first half of year

In 2017 no local tournament angler has been more successful than full-time guide Captain TJ Stewart. Over the past six months, he has fished a variety of tournaments from Tampa to Boca Grande, putting thousands of miles on his Skeeter boat, and won more often than not.

Sports

Traces of red tide detected offshore

The Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was detected at background to very low concentrations at two testing locations in Manatee County during the past week in routine testing.

Sports

Red snapper trip turns into day of epic battles

One of the reasons I love American red snapper season is the diversity of anglers it brings together. Everyone shares pictures, passes along reports, and talks about their successful trips west into the Gulf of Mexico for a brief period.

Videos

Great White shark caught and released off South Carolina coast

Fishermen with Outcast Sport Fishing tagged and released their fifth great white shark of the season on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Owner Chip Michalove said he works with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to equip the sharks with the tags so the group can study their movements.The animals are offshore near Hilton Head through March.
Chip Michalove Outcastfishing.com
Great White shark caught and released off South Carolina coast 1:19

Great White shark caught and released off South Carolina coast

Police provide boating requirements and safety tips 4:16

Police provide boating requirements and safety tips

Bradenton stunned by Snooty's death 1:26

Bradenton stunned by Snooty's death

The best games on Manatee County's 2017 football schedule 1:13

The best games on Manatee County's 2017 football schedule