Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Captiva Island, Pine Island Sound, FL
Located to the north of well-known Sanibel Island, Captiva Island is located in Lee County, FL. The isand was originally part of nearby Sanibel Island, but a hurricane in 1926 created a new channel between the two, called Blind Pass. It is a barrier island to Pine Island. Pine Island Sound is to west of Captiva, and is the location of the Pine Island Sound Aquatic Preserve.
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 www.thelog.com Albert Bridge / Zebra mussels sign Invasive species such as mussels can attach to boats and hinder performance and your boat’s life, end up in engine-cooling components, causing failure, and obstruct water lines causing system failure and costing the boat owner lot to repair. Here are tips, steps,… SEE MORE
By www.boatingmag.com Score more fish with trolling-motor position-keeping. A bow-mounted electric trolling motor using variable speeds and 360-degree swivel capability can keep a small to midsize vessel on the mark without the need to anchor. Want to hold your boat in position and pointed in a specific direction along a… SEE MORE
By www.nasa.gov According to a new NASA-led study, the world has lost 561 square miles (1,453 square kilometers) of salt marshes over the past 20 years. In a recent research paper, scientists described the first consistent global accounting of salt marsh locations and changes. The work also allowed them to start… SEE MORE