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Lake Okeechobee

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  • It's a good time to catch a snakehead

    It's a good time to catch a snakehead
    Capt. Alan Zaremba is known for leading his clients to lots of peacock bass, but he's also pretty good at putting them on snakeheads. Zaremba, of Hollywood, fishes throughout South Florida, as well as in South America, for peacocks, but right now is a...
  • Dry season is here, weather service says

    Dry season is here, weather service says
    South Florida's dry season, when afternoons are more filled with sun and blue skies than thunderstorms, has arrived – and almost right on schedule, the National Weather Service said Friday. "I would say the dry season started Thursday [Oct. 16],...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Outdoors notebook Bass tournament: The 31st annual Ghost and Goblins open bass tournament is Oct, 19 on Lake Okeechobee out of Clewiston. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Nancy J. Cotterman Children's Advocacy Center, which helps physically...
  • Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic

    Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic
    Jay Trudel and Paul Gale caught a total weight of 32.96 pounds Saturday and Sunday to win the Weekend Bassers Classic on Lake Okeechobee out of Okeechobee. OB O'Brien and Johnny Panozo were second at 28.41, followed by Jim Stovall and Allan Richbell...
  • Birthday wish comes true blue

    Birthday wish comes true blue
    Sometimes, birthday wishes come true bigger and better than you'd hoped for. When she turned 18 a few weeks ago, Marena Strauss of Plantation wanted to fish on the Key Biscayne charter boat L&H with Capt. Jimmy David and she wanted to catch a sailfish....
  • Thousands of properties added to flood zones

    Thousands of properties added to flood zones
    Thousands of properties would be added to flood zones in Palm Beach County under proposed new federal flood maps. Although 35,891 parcels would be removed, 62,041 would be added because they at least border a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to a...
  • Exhibit features wide array of artistic creations

    Exhibit features wide array of artistic creations
    The grill of an automobile, a shopping cart and the windows of a boutique — it may seem these items have nothing in common, but for George Gadson, they've all provided artistic inspiration. Those who stop into the Sunrise Civic Center Art...
  • Weather: Warm day ahead, high in 90s

    Weather: Warm day ahead, high in 90s
    High temperatures in the 90s will make for a warm day across Central Florida today. Today's forecast includes mostly sunny skies and a high near 90 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Isolated showers could move into the...
  • State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators. The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...
  • A memorable early duck season

    A memorable early duck season
    By all accounts, last week's early duck season was a major disappointment for most South Florida waterfowlers. Blue-winged teal, whose population is at an all-time high in North America, were surprisingly scarce during the season. Adding to duck...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Oct. 3-4: The seventh annual Mad Dog Mandich Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic is out of Islamorada. The offshore entry fee is $450 and the inshore entry fee is $150 per angler. Proceeds benefit Mariners Hospital. The top offshore boat wins $5,000 and...