Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for St. Petersburg, FL
St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, FL, is the fifth-most populated city in Florida. It is named “The Sunshine City”, as it averages 361 days of sunshine per year and holds a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive days of sunshine, with 768 days logged. Due to this pleasant weather, the area is a popular retirement destination, although in recent years a younger population has been growing in the area. The area is also a popular tourist destination with many highly ranked beaches, shopping centers, museums, and more.
COASTAL NEWS FOR JULY Updates from US Harbors In August we honor the dedication and courage of the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard traces its founding to an act of Congress on August 4, 1790, which is why on this day we celebrate the courageous work of these service… Learn More
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By Kevin Simauchi. In an eerie twist, volatile weather and heat-induced drought are unearthing glimpses of lost archaeological treasures and forgotten history. Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly, it’s also revealed some weird and dark things about our past—shipwrecks, corpses, ghost villages, ornamental… SEE MORE
By Domonique Tolliver. Fishing is in Lance Nacio’s DNA. When his great-grandfather came to the U.S., he settled in a fishing community called Manilla Village and made a living working the waterways around the village. While Lance Nacio’s father worked in the oil and gas industry, he also hunted and… SEE MORE
By NOAA. Today, NOAA Fisheries is releasing its draft Ropeless Roadmap: A Strategy to Develop On-Demand Fishing for public input. The report describes the current state of on-demand, or “ropeless,” fishing and outlines a path for increasing adoption of this technology in commercial fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. The Roadmap… SEE MORE