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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • CK School honored for...

    Cedar Key is the overall winner of the 2013 Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for the 1A District of the Florida High School Athletic Association.

    The award honors schools whose athletic teams demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship during the 2012-2013 regular season and FHSAA State Series, according to an association press release.Twenty high schools and three middle schools received the prestigious award.

    Cedar Key was the section 1 winner for a Sportsmanship Award and edged out The Villages Charter for the Overall Award.

  • Andrea stirs up some fishin'

     Well folks, we made it past Andrea without too much damage. First threat of the year was a small one – maybe they all will be small.

  • Red snapper season open until...

     By Capt. Brylee