Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Big Pine Key, Spanish Harbor, FL
The island of Big Pine Key in Monroe County is home to the only freshwater lake in the Florida Keys. The lake is called the Blue Hole and is an abandoned rock quarry. The quarry is home to wildlife including alligators and green iguanas. Big Pine Key is also home to the National Key Deer Refuge. Spanish Harbor Channel is located off the southeastern coast of the key where the Overseas Highway connects Big Pine Key to Spanish Harbor Wayside and then to Bahia Honda Key.
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By Mike Schuler. The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.” The Evergreen ship MV Ever Fortune called at the Port of Boston’s Conley Container Terminal on Sunday. At 1,100 feet long, the… SEE MORE
Tropical tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean gained renewed protections and science-based catch levels under resolutions advocated by the United States. They were adopted by the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission at its virtual meeting in October. The IATTC also established a framework for foreign fishing vessels to face spot inspections when they… SEE MORE