Kayla Reid had an amazing time catching a tarpon on day two of the 2013 World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament. The catch was the second for her team, fishing aboard the Knight Brothers 28 with Capt. Eric Knight.
BY LIZA STROUT - State Representative Ray Rodrigues visited Gasparilla Island on Saturday to have a first-hand look at the seawall at the south end of the island.
Some of the first sea turtle numbers from Coastal Wildlife Club patrol numbers are in, and it looks as though the year is off to a promising start.
The Barrier Island Parks Society, in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation summer day camps, hosted Edward Winn as he presented his soon-to-be released book, “Gone but not Forgotten Mighty Calusa Indians.” The presentation will be held in the Boca Grande Community Center on Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a.m.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - If you think you’ve already seen this video, think again. The new, full-length version was premiered last Saturday, May 25, during tarpon festival weekend ... and it is a keeper.
On Wednesday, May 29, Gasparilla Island State Park installed the Mobi-Mat (beach mat) at the Range Light parking area.
BY JACK SHORT - Colton James may not be a great tarpon fisherman yet, but residents of Boca Grande seem to like him just the same.
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