Pine Trees on Pine Island Florida
Southwest FL

Pine Island Florida

March 3, 2017 Chuck 0

Pine Island Florida is in a unique location. To get there you drive across two islands and three bridges, or come by boat. It’s separated from the Gulf of Mexico by Pine Island Sound and

Matlacha Bridge Sunrise
Fish and Fishing

The Matlacha Bridge – Great Fishing and More

January 19, 2017 Chuck 2

Matlacha Bridge fishing has been touted as the best bridge fishing in America, but the great fishing is only the start. Within walking distance there’s shopping, restaurants, hotels, a nice park for the kids as

Blind Pass Beach
Fish and Fishing

Blind Pass – The best shelling and fishing on Sanibel

January 22, 2016 Chuck 1

As with many barrier Islands, the two tips are the best places to fish. They’re also the best places to shell on Sanibel. The lower end is the most famous, but the northern tip, at

Fish and Fishing

Bowman’s Beach- Beach Fishing for Snook and Tarpon

October 27, 2015 Chuck 0

Bowman’s Beach on Sanibel is one of the best beaches in the world. In 2013, U.S. News & World Report rated it as the 8th best. It’s a beautiful beach with no buildings in sight.

Florida shells
Southwest FL

Where to Find Popular and Common Southwest Florida Shells

October 17, 2015 Chuck 0

Shells, shells, shells, here in Florida we have literally tons of shells. We even use some when building our roads. These are often fossil shells, a topic we examine in our article on fossils. Some

The Sanibel fishing pier at Lighthouse Beach
Fish and Fishing

Sanibel Pier – Great fishing and shelling

September 12, 2015 Chuck 2

The Sanibel Fishing Pier has it all. Excellent fishing and shelling, a great view, and great areas for swimming and wading, but it does have negatives. Fishing The Sanibel Pier is a short pier, but

The Sanibel Island Causeway

Sanibel Causeway: Free Parking and lots of Things to do

September 4, 2015 Chuck 0

For many tourists, the Sanibel Causeway is no more than a scenic route to their island destination. But to many locals, the Causeway is the destination, and justifiably so. What’s There The Sanibel Causeway is

Florida Beach

Florida Beaches and the Law

August 30, 2015 Kim 1

The sun is out, the car is packed and you are headed to the beach. You find a parking spot, pay the fee and trek down to the shore. Miles of white sand and shimmering


Annie’s Restaurant of Cape Coral

August 2, 2015 Chuck 0

Annie’s is a restaurant for the locals. You won’t see any tourists. There’s no exotic tropical theme or water view. But there’s good food at great prices, and a friendly atmosphere. The atmosphere Annie’s has