04 August 2023

Coral in Florida Keys Nursery Being Moved to Cooler Waters

Divers with Reef Renewal, a Florida Keys-based coral restoration group, have begun moving small coral colonies from a successful shallow coral nursery located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to deeper, cooler water.
25 July 2023

“Destination Dive” Television Shows Set for Broadcast on Discovery

Following the airing of a successful television pilot in 2022, a five-episode series of “Destination Dive” is slated for broadcast on Discovery each Sunday from Aug. 6 through Sept. 3.
24 July 2023

Team Outer Limits’ White Marlin and Sailfish Releases Win Key West Marlin Tournament

Releases of a white marlin and a sailfish proved to be the winning combination for the Outer Limits team, skippered by veteran Key West captain Jay Miller, at the 41st annual Key West Marlin Tournament that ended Saturday, July 22, off the Florida Keys.
24 July 2023

Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival Set for Sept. 7-10 in Islamorada

Divers can vie for prize money while helping preserve native reef fish populations during the 14th annual Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival. Scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 7-10, the fun and competitive event is sponsored by Reef Environmental Education Foundation.
23 July 2023

Keys Video Advisory - Hemingway Look-Alike Winner Chosen in Key West

Just call him “Papa.” White-bearded Gerrit Marshall from Madison, Wisconsin, has won the 2023 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that ends Sunday.
22 July 2023

Keys Video Advisory - Hemingway Look-Alikes Spoof ‘Running of the Bulls’ in Key West

Dozens of men resembling Ernest Hemingway and a breed of "bull" likely found only in Key West starred in Saturday's "Running of the Bulls," a lighthearted spoof of the famed run held annually in Pamplona, Spain.
21 July 2023

Minnesota Angler and Keys Captain Win Del Brown Permit Tournament

Evan Carruthers of Maple Plain, Minnesota, caught and released four permit to earn 500 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2023 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 19. The tournament honors the late angling legend Brown, who caught more than 500 permit during his lifetime.
20 July 2023

Keys Video Advisory - 'Ernest' Rivalry Marks Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West

Nearly 140 bearded, portly men have gathered in Key West to prove their resemblance to legendary author Ernest Hemingway, as they compete in the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest that began Thursday night.
19 July 2023

Tropical Heat’s Revelry to Sizzle in Key West Aug. 9-13

Known for its year-round subtropical weather, playful festivals and welcoming “One Human Family” atmosphere, Key West is to sizzle Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 9-13, during the Tropical Heat celebration for gay men age 21 and over.
19 July 2023

‘Local’s Choice’ Tips from Nick Stanczyk

?Fishing is in the blood of charter captain Nick Stanczyk of Islamorada, who is known as a Florida Keys swordfish fishing pioneer. The legendary Stanczyk family has owned and operated Bud N’ Mary's Sportfishing Marina since 1978.