As boat show season rapidly approaches, beginning with the 51st Annual Fort Myers Boat Show from November 9th to 12th, it’s crucial to do your research to make an informed decision and find the vessel that best fits your needs. Read more “Charting Your Course: A Step-by-Step Guide to Researching and Buying a New Boat”
It’s been a fun and eventful summertime for 1st Mate Vicki and I working areas of the Florida Keys (‘KEYS’) when the winds permitted. A lot of our fellow Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay members also take opportunities to do the same. Read more “Capt. Terry’s Hot Fishing Report”
FORT MYERS,FL — As we approach the one-year anniversary of the devastation brought to southwest Florida by Hurricane Ian, the Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay (MIA) and the Old Salt Fishing Foundation has wound down its Boaters Helping Boaters Fund. The fund was established to provide relief to those who make a living on the waterfront directly impacted by the storm. Read more “HURRICANE IAN MARINE INDUSTRY RELIEF FUND DISTRIBUTES $69,500 “
I am excited to report that the 2023 Boat Show had record attendance during at least one of the 4 days at the Ft. Myers ‘Downtown Location’. Full of vendors and people excited about getting out during the beautiful weekend to enjoy the boats and products that are representative and reflected of SW Florida lifestyle. Read more “JANUARY FISHING AND FT. MYERS BOAT SHOW REPORT”
Spring in Florida typically means a couple of things. Fewer boats, and more windy days. Yep, just about the time the tourists start breezing out of town, windy conditions start blowing our boats around a bit more. Which gives us the perfect opportunity to pass along some great boat handling tips…because if you can manage your craft in the windy conditions, fairer weather days become that much easier and more enjoyable.
The Bonita Springs Boat Show was a huge success thanks to the efforts of John and Kyle Good. The quality of the vendors and displays made every day of the show enjoyable with great crowds in attendance. Read more “Springtime fishing with Captain Terry of Fish Face Charters”
Whether you’re a diehard reef angler or only occasionally venture offshore to target deep-water species, knowing how to use descending devices or venting tools will help the fish you release survive and help keep you out of trouble. Read more “Gulf Reef Anglers: Learn & Earn Free Gear”