BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will soon make a decision as to the fate of several parcels of land in our area, including on Gasparilla Island and Cayo Costa. The state organization is thinking of selling it off to purchase more valuable land elsewhere.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - One aspect of the bottom-weighted jig saga has closed, as Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt new language regarding Boca Grande Pass tarpon fishing gear and to prohibit the use of bottom-weighted gear in the Pass at their meeting held in Pensacola on Thursday, Sept. 5.
The Lee County medical examiner has ruled that the cause of death of a 48-year-old Sarasota woman at Cabbage Key this weekend was natural.
The Lee County medical examiner is still investigating the cause of death of a 48-year-old Sarasota woman at Cabbage Key this weekend.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The injunction filed against Save The Tarpon by the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series earlier this year was dismissed in a Charlotte County court on Wednesday, Aug. 28, as the court found that PTTS claims against the individual members of the group were deficient in nature.
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