Big Pine Key and the Lower Keys
25 August 2022
What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for LGBTQ Visitors
The Florida Keys & Key West, internationally known for their longstanding heritage of diversity, are a leading LGBTQ vacation destination. The southernmost U.S. island chain continues to appeal to LGBTQ visitors with ever-evolving “only in the Keys” experiences and communities renowned for their welcoming and accepting attitude.
18 August 2022
WLRN/Keys Partners Offer Annual Special Florida Keys Museums and Attractions Weekend
WLRN, South Florida’s National Public Radio affiliate, and the Florida Keys & Key West tourism council have partnered to offer families free or reduced-price admission passes to nearly 20 Florida Keys attractions and museums Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26-28.
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.