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Boating in the Middle of a Storm? Follow These Safety Tips

January 16, 2020

If you’re going to be going out in a boat, it’s important that you do plenty of pre-planning to ensure you remain safe during your excursion. Keep track of the weather in the days and weeks leading up to the trip so you have an idea of whether or not there are any storms that could affect your plans. You should also make sure you bring along all of the proper safety equipment and gear you need to stay safe in an emergency situation—such as boating during a storm in Sarasota, FL—and plan out the route you’ll be taking in... View Article

What Causes a Red Tide?

January 2, 2020

What is a red tide? Red tide is a condition in shoreline waters that is a result of algal blooms. During a red tide, there is so much algae that the water can start to change colors to a reddish hue. The result of this overabundance of algae is a depletion of oxygen in the affected waters, as well as a release of toxins into the water that can be harmful to animals and humans. There are several specific species of algae that are found throughout the United States that can cause this problem. There is Alexandrium fundyense, which is... View Article

December Is the Season for Pelagic Fish: What Are They?

December 11, 2019

In other spots in the country, the weather is chilly, and some places even have snow. Right now, it’s pelagic fish season in Sarasota, FL, and there are charters available to help you catch them. This means you still have opportunities to fish, and since it is warmer here, you also get to enjoy a holiday away from the cold conditions occurring elsewhere. Here is what you need to know about pelagic fish in Florida. Where to find them Pelagic fish get their name from where they come from: the pelagic zone. This is the part of the open sea... View Article

With Cooler Weather Comes Rougher Water

November 27, 2019

Winter here may not bring extreme cold or the usual adverse waters, but it can produce rough water for local fishing charters in Sarasota, FL. While this does not kill fishing season, it can make it more hazardous. This means taking precautions to make each adventure a safe one. Here are five tips for handling the rougher waters of winter: Know the forecast: Never leave for a fishing voyage unless you check the forecast first. While predicting the weather is sometimes more art than science, the forecast will still offer an indication on whether it is safe to sail that... View Article

What to Do in Sarasota This Winter

November 8, 2019

Let’s face it: life is good for Floridians, even in the winter. That’s why so many people flock here from up north to escape the icy temperatures, or move here permanently to avoid ever having to shovel a driveway again. Because of our fantastic weather, there are plenty of Sarasota winter activities to keep residents and visitors entertained. Go to the beach That’s right—even in the winter, it’s always the perfect time to go to the beach in Sarasota. If you dress properly you can enjoy a lovely picnic while playing on the beach just as you would in the... View Article

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