Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Big Pine Key, Coupon Bight, FL
Coupon Bight in Monroe County is the southernmost aquatic preserve and is located on Big Pine Key within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Its 4,600 acres is home to reef communities, rare birds, mangroves, and more, and is a popular place for snorkeling, boating, and fishing.
By Dave Cleaveland. Back in the 90’s I had a business that photographed golfers on several golf courses in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. While they played, I would run to the photo lab (yes, it was actually film in those days), get the film processed, run back to the golf… Learn More
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By fisheries.noaa.gov Overview On-demand (ropeless) lobster pot gear on the deck of a commercial fishing vessel In August 2022, our science center received an exempted fishing permit allowing up to 100 vessels at a time to help test and improve on-demand gear systems. This effort continues and expands our trials… SEE MORE
By gcaptain.com President_of_the_United_States_Joe_Biden_(2021) via Wikimedia Commons The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the nation’s ferry service and accelerate the transition to zero-emission ferries and technology.. The DOT says the record amount of funding, made available through… SEE MORE