Today's Sports

  • Cedar Key to be highlighted at...

    The Hidden Coast Paddling Festival has gotten to be such a celebrated event on the Gulf Coast –  paddlers have already been registering for the October festival.  After the town of Suwannee made a smashing success of the 2012 Hidden Coast Paddling Festival everyone wants in.  

  • Aquaculture sales top $69...

    Tallahassee – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer services announced the 2012 Florida aquaculture survey showed $69 million in aquaculture sales in the state last year.

  • Clear water makes for good sights

    Hey everyone, I want to start by saying, “ Stop doing the rain dance!”

  • Hand(s) full

    These three brothers from Jacksonville fished with Captain Voyles in Cedar Key recently and landed this 61-inch king mackerel in just 12 feet of water near Seahorse Key.

    The fish had a 21-inch girth and took 25 minutes to subdue. They also caught several blacktip sharks in the 3-5 foot range. The boys said they plan to return to Cedar Key for more fantastic inshore fishing.

  • Cedar Key part of stone crab...

    Florida’s commercial stone crab fishery averages between 2 and 3 million pounds of claws per season and provides 99 percent of all landings in the U.S. 

  • CK Light Station to host...

    The Cedar Keys Light Station is nearly 159 years old.  To celebrate its part in our history, the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge will host a lighthouse open house on August 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Bring your own boat or take a tour boat out into the Gulf to join in the fun.  

  • FWC blue crab trap closure...

    Two regional blue crab trap closures are coming up and Levy County is included in one of them.

    During these closures, all blue crab traps must be removed from the water. These closures help FWC identify and retrieve lost and abandoned traps from the water.

    On July 10-19, blue crab traps must be removed from all waters of Broward through Pasco counties.

    On July 20-29, blue crab traps must be removed from all waters of Hernando through Wakulla counties, including all waters of the Ochlockonee River and Bay.

  • Snapper season to end July 15

    Just a reminder for those anglers who love red snapper and its relatives:

    The 2013 recreational red snapper season in Gulf of Mexico state waters will close to harvest on Monday, July 15. The last day the season will be open is Sunday, July 14.  

  • Florida pro athletes help...

     Cedar Key families who need to prepare a student to take the SAT and ACT to gain entrance to college are getting free help from pro athletes who call Florida home. 

  • 5 boaters rescued off Cedar Key

    ST. PETERSBURG. — Five people were rescued by the Coast Guard after the 32-foot boat they were aboard began taking on water 12 miles west of Cedar Key, Monday.

    A member aboard the boat contacted Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at 1:31 p.m., via VHF-FM channel 16 radio reporting they had lost an engine, were taking on water and in need of assistance.