Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Peace River, Harbour Heights, FL
The Peace River is a 106-mile long river in southwestern Florida. Part of the river runs through Harbour Heights, a census-designated place in Charlotte County that lies on the the north side of the river. Although it technically lies within the geographic boundary of Punta Gorda, the closest city is really Port Charlotte.
The river is important in maintaining the salinity of Charlotte Harbor, into which it drains. Additionally, it is home to many endangered species, supplies more than 6 million gallons of drinking water per day, and is a popular destination for canoers and fossil hunters.
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