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.
16 June 2022
Inaugural Caloosa Cove Dolphin Tournament Set for July 8-9 in Upper Keys
Anglers who crave catching the Florida Keys’ dolphin fish during the eagerly anticipated season can test their skills Friday through Sunday, July 8-9, at the inaugural Caloosa Cove Dolphin Tournament in Islamorada.
16 June 2022
‘Par’-take in the Conch Scramble On-the-Water Golf Tournament
Golfers can enjoy a nine-hole round without greens fees, sand traps or golf carts during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament. Set for Saturday, Oct. 1, the Islamorada event delivers a casual-play, unique on-the-water experience where the target greens float and biodegradable golf balls turn into fish food.
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:
11 May 2022
‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 24-26
“Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!” provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with the fun Screamin’ Reels tournament. The distinctive event is to be held in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada Friday through Sunday, June 24-26.
10 May 2022
Florida Keys Dive Trip Giveaway to Commemorate ‘Sink Anniversary’ of Spiegel Grove
On May 17, 2002, a retired 510-foot Navy Landing Ship Dock named Spiegel Grove was sunk off Key Largo to become the backbone of a new ecosystem 6 miles offshore, providing sanctuary to hundreds of aquatic species.
17 April 2022
Scuba-Diving ‘Easter Bunny’ Stages Underwater Egg Hunt Off Florida Keys
A group of undersea “egg-splorers” gathered Easter eggs doled out by a scuba-diving ‘Easter bunny” in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Sunday off Islamorada.