15 July 2022

Washington Angler Wins Del Brown Permit Tournament in Florida Keys

Mike Ward of Spokane, Washington, caught and released six permit to earn 900 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2022 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 13.
09 July 2022

Florida Keys’ Underwater Music Festival Encourages Reef Protection

Coral reef protection was the “headliner” at a one-of-a-kind underwater concert staged Saturday in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
07 July 2022

Lobster Hunters Encouraged to Enjoy Mini Sport Season Responsibly

Many Florida Keys visitors and residents participate in the annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and the traditional lobster harvesting season, and Keys officials want everyone to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally low-impact experience.
28 June 2022

Summer and Fall 2022 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights

June through December 2022 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights
20 June 2022

Health and Safety Tips for a Safe, Enjoyable Florida Keys Lobster Sport Season

For Florida Keys leisure travelers and residents, both the two-day lobster sport season in July and the traditional lobster harvesting season that begins in early August are like annual holidays.
17 June 2022

Synchronized Spawning Creates New Life for Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys

Divers interested in viewing the underwater phenomenon of coral spawning can join Florida Keys dive operators during select coral spawning charters — twilight trips to shallow reefs on or around the full moons in August and September to watch the reproductive action along the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.
14 June 2022

Lower Keys Tackle Team Wins Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

Team Lower Keys Tackle scored a 24.45-pound dolphin fish to take first place and a $7,500 cash prize in the 29th annual Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce Dolphin Tournament that ended June 12.
01 June 2022

Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament Rescheduled for June 10-12

The 29th annual Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce Dolphin Tournament has been rescheduled to take place Friday through Sunday, June 10-12 — postponed a week because of inclement weather forecast for South Florida and the Florida Keys during the original June 3-5 dates.
01 June 2022

July 4 Festivities for the Family Planned Throughout Florida Keys

Local parades, beach parties and on-the-water fun topped off by fireworks displays are to highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys. As well as an annual salute to the United States’ freedom, some activities surrounding the July 4 holiday also illustrate the island chain’s quirky independent spirit. Highlights include:
17 May 2022

Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival to Promote Reef Protection

Divers and snorkelers can promote reef protection and explore the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef during a one-of-a-kind underwater concert scheduled Saturday, July 9.