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Grab your rod and reel Southeast Florida fishermen!  Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced the state is extending its Gulf red snapper season for several more dates in November. Additional dates will be November 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. These added dates coincide with a statewide license-free saltwater fishing day, which will be on November 28, 2020. 

During this season, private recreational anglers may fish red snapper in Gulf state and federal waters. However, state for-hire operations are limited to fishing for red snapper in Gulf state waters only.

The Executive Director of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Eric Sutton, stated “Saturday, Nov. 28 is also a saltwater

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Every day the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts several events for the public to learn more about the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center and marine life. On Saturday mornings, the center hosts a Kids Fishing Program aimed for children ages 8 through 12.

Participants in the Fishing Program will learn the techniques and tricks to fishing from the Juno Beach Pier. The program will teach and explain the concepts of fishing, casting, fish handling, knot tying, and the proper catch and release techniques.  The program will also include information on how to be ethical anglers and reduce their impact on marine life.

The fish caught during the day will always be released. All fishing equipment and bait will be provided. Advanced registration is

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Kids Fishing Program every Saturday morning until April 2021. Participants will learn the basic techniques for fishing from the Juno Beach Pier.

The program is recommended for children ages 8 through 12 and the program will teach and explain the concepts of fishing, knot tying, casting, fish handling, and the proper catch and release techniques used. In addition to learning new fishing skills, participants will also learn how to be ethical anglers and how o reduce their impact on marinelife.

The fish caught during the day will always be released. All fishing equipment and bait will be provided. Advanced registration is required to reserve a spot due to limited space.

Kids Fishing Program Details:


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Jupiter is ranked as one of the country’s most pleasant and livable coastal cities. Jupiter was incorporated in 1925 as a city in Northern Palm Beach County and is part of the northern Miami metropolitan area.

Jupiter lies between Lake Okeechobee to the west and the tropical Bahamas to the east and is full of beautiful beaches, great schools, award winning restaurants, cultural and natural attractions and much more.

There are plenty of activities to do in Jupiter, here is a list of just some of the fun things to do or explore in Jupiter.

Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum and Park

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Dupuis Nature Center

Carlin Park

Dubois Park

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Jupiter Dog Beach

Riverbend Park

Busch Wildlife

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Grab your snorkeling mask and goggles and head to northern Palm Beach County and visit some of the best snorkeling spots in our area. Northern Palm Beach County is filled with marine life and corals that attract hundreds of different kinds of tropical fish right below the water’s surface.

Here are some hidden gem’s and must-see snorkel spots in our area.

Hidden Gem: Cato’s Bridge in Jupiter

Experience Level: Advanced

Many consider snorkeling under Cato’s Bridge to be one of the best snorkeling spots ever. Cato’s Bridge is the drawbridge that takes vehicles from Tequesta to Jupiter Island, near the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Many fish swim underneath and around the bridge and many local snorkelers and advanced snorkelers find snorkeling in this

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Want to do some Florida fishing, but don’t want to go offshore? If you’re looking for a lower maintenance kind of fishing that doesn’t have to involve a boat, try out freshwater fishing. The lakes, freshwater canals, and even some retention ponds are home to all sorts of fun fish to catch including largemouth bass, peacock bass, and the exotic clown knife fish.

If you’d like a guide to take care of the prep work, contact Captain Johnny Stabile of South Florida Fishing Charters, or Captain Kevin Cannon of Peacock Bass Adventures. Both are great family guides in Palm Beach County who will make sure you have a great time on the water. If you’re trying to catch a “Lake Ida Slam” (a largemouth bass, a peacock bass, and a clown knife fish in the same day),

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Tequesta, a small quite village located in northern Palm Beach County surrounded by the blue waters of the intracoastal waterway and the Loxahatchee River. Tequesta is located just north of Jupiter along US Highway One and to the west of the Jupiter Inlet Colony.

The village was named Tequesta after the Tequesta Indians and in the 1950’s was formed as part of one mans dream. Over the years Tequesta has become a wonderful waterfront and golf course community that over 7,000 people call home.

Tequesta is home to Constitution Park which hosts numerous events such as the Food Truck Pow Wow that occurs several times a year. The park has playgrounds, walking trails, basketball courts, fitness stations, picnic pavilions and a rock-climbing area to name a

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Living in South Florida has its many benefits and for some, boating is a popular activity that happens every day. Since 2010, the state of Florida requires that any person who wishes to operate a vessel with more than ten horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety course.

The state does not have a “Boating License” but a Boater Safety Identification Card stating that the course is completed and a successful score on the end of the class exam. Florida’s Boater Identification card is valid for life and no renewal fee’s or course renewal is required. The state and course instructors ask that you review your notes and keep up with the latest boating rules and regulations.

Boating Safety Education

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This summer, South Floridians are deciding to spend their summer vacations in their own county. With more attractions and things to do opening daily in South Florida, what better way to spend your summer vacation in Palm Beach County. The county is home to many top attractions and luxurious beachfront resorts with award-winning spas, great amenities, world class dining and giant pools to name a few. This summer use your vacation time and take a staycation at one of Palm Beach County’s local hotels and visit one of the county’s top attractions.

Besides the convenience of not having to travel far to enjoy the sun and the sand, there is also many benefits to staying local.

Benefits of a Staycation:

1. Save money on things like air travel, pet, or

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This past weekend, Waterfront Properties was lucky enough to sponsor the Paws and Reels Fishing Tournament to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach. Over 30 other companies sponsored or donated raffle gifts, and 20 boats registered for the first annual tournament.

Last Thursday, fishing teams and supporters gathered while Rob "The Fly" Navarro and Tournament Director Lacey Hagler went over rules and regulations, and a captain’s dinner was provided by Sailfish Marina.

On Saturday, boats fished from lines in at 6:30 am until scales closed at 2:30 pm in search of the biggest dolphin they could find. Team “Lunatico” earned first place with a 16 pounder caught by Judge Moss, Luke Rinehart aboard “Drink Like A Fish” won second place dolphin at 8.8

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