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Winter is finally here in South Florida (well, kind of), and each cold snap is bringing us closer and closer to the sailfish bite heating up. This is when a special species migrates to South Florida - sportfishing teams in the pursuit of billfish, the tournaments, and the large amount of cash that can be won (and spent) along with it. Whether you're a kite fishing team on a pampered SeaVee or playing bait-and-switch from a custom sportfish, here is the 2019-2020 line-up of sailfish tournaments in South Florida.

 

Dust ‘Em Off Sailfish Warm-Up

Date: November 6th – 10th, 2019

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.dustemoffsailfish.com/

 

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic

Date: December 5th – 8th, 2019

Location: Pirate’s Cover

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ELS Center of Excellence is a tuition-free, non-profit public charter high school for students on the autism spectrum. You are invited to support their great cause by joining them for dinner at their second annual Food Around The World event. Chefs will present food, wine, and dessert tastings from over 25 different countries!

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: ELS Center of Excellence, 18370 Linestone Creek Rd, Jupiter, FL

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased HERE. 

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Even though Palm Beach County has some exemplary public school options, some parents choose to enroll their children in private schools. There are almost 150 private schools in Palm Beach County serving more than 29,000 students.

When relocating to a new community, it’s important to make the right decision when evaluating your children’s education opportunities. Luckily, quality education is abundant in Palm Beach County. Below is a list of private education options for High School students in the Palm Beach County area.  

 

American Heritage School, Delray Beach FL

www.ahschool.com

American Heritage School is nationally-recognized as a rigorous college preparatory day school with a technologically advanced campus. More than 60% of the

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The School District of Palm Beach County is the tenth largest in the nation and the fifth largest in the State of Florida serving more than 193,000 students who speak 146 languages and dialects. As the largest employer in Palm Beach County, the school district has 22,340 employees, including more than 12,900 teachers. Considering graduation rate, college readiness*, and student-to-teacher ratio, below are the top 5 public high schools in Palm Beach County. All five of these schools happen to be magnet schools, which means that all residents of Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for attendance regardless of zoning.

 

1. Suncoast Community High School, Riviera Beach FL

Suncoast Community High School is a “magnet school” which means that all

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 While three more rounds of cold air will sweep across the central and eastern United States through next week, South Florida is still warm and sunny! According to The Weather Channel’s 10-day weather forecast, the lowest daytime temperature we’re expecting is 72 degrees, providing for plenty of beach days ahead.

Our only obstacle may be rain, which is why Jupiter Inlet District has made it simple to check weather on the beach by providing a live streaming beach cam. Here is a great link for you to save if you’d like to check up on your local beach from the comfort of your own home: Jupiter Inlet Webcam

While people who live in other states are bundling up for the beginning of winter, South Floridians are continuing to enjoy family time on the beach!

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The results are in; Das Beer Garden offers the most diverse variety of craft beer in Palm Beach County.

America has seen an enormous boom in the craft beer market, with beer enthusiasts demanding more complex and tantalizing varieties than the previously dominant light lagers. As recently as 2012, the duopoly of Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors controlled nearly 90 percent of beer production.

In the last decade, independent breweries have expanded by a factor of six, and while Americans are actually drinking less beer than they did in the 2000s, they’re often opting for a superior product, like one of the 100+ beers available daily at Das Beer Garden in Jupiter’s Downtown Abacoa.

Craft breweries have focused on tastes that were

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The Florida “cold snap” this weekend has lows in the 60’s rolling through, producing ideal conditions for sailfish cruising through. Kitefish with goggle eyes in 120-250’ of water, and after your first sail, target a tighter area around that depth. A few dolphin are still in the equation off Palm Beach Inlet, but no strong numbers seem to be showing up.

The snapper bite has been solid lately, with large muttons and yellowtail congregating on the reef. Live ballyhoo, sardines, or midsized pinfish work great.

Inshore fishing has slowed down quite a bit, with Snook and redfish becoming finicky to the tide. You’ll have to feel out each spot for what tide works best, and keep a close eye on it once you figure it out.

The Juno Beach pier has been

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If you've ever wanted to attend a Neil Diamond concert, here's your chance. Diamond Dave is so authentic that you'd think Neil is in the room. Performing all the hits like: Sweet Caroline, Cracklin Rosie, I am - I said, America, and many more-- Dave's shows in Las Vegas have always sold out so be sure to get your tickets before it's too late!

Where: Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

When: Thursday, November 15th

Price: $35 - $65

Click here for more information.

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There are only a few days to go before the “Rip It” Fort Lauderdale Grand Prix arrives in the city and almost one hundred personal watercraft riders will take to the water close to the B Ocean Resort.

One of the most exciting weekends to hit up Fort Lauderdale, the event runs across the weekend (November 17-18) and marks the end of an exhilarating season for professional and amateur P1 AquaX riders.

Click here for more information. 

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The bite was scarce last weekend, but it seems to have been picking up this week due to the full moon. A few wahoo are starting to show up from the full moon and mild cold front, especially closer to the Bahamas. Around here, 150-400’ is where wahoo have hooked up along with blackfin tuna. Troll with small feathers during lowlight for tuna, and use the small ones to catch wahoo. Another option is to pick up a local favorite Junkanoo Lure and high speed troll in a zig-zag pattern. Sailfish are also coming out of the woodwork, and kite fishing with hearty live baits like goggle-eyes or blue runners is your best bet.

Kingfish and large mutton snapper have been eating sardines near 120 – 200’, and yellowtail snapper has been showing up in strong

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