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Teen injured by sturgeon

A Fanning Springs teen was injured Sunday by a jumping sturgeon on the Suwannee River. Heavyn L. Nash, 14, was riding with her mother and grandfather when a 4 to…

A king catch

A king catch

Perry native Kirk Coker (shown above left) and his 15-year-old son, Tyler, enjoyed a beautiful Saturday on the gulf out of Keaton Beach recently. Tyler boated a 43-inch, 18 pound…

Woman escapes injury after leaping sturgeon strikes boat’s windshield

A Lake City resident escaped serious injury Saturday, May 23, when a sturgeon collided with her boat on the Santa Fe River. Cynthia Graves was operating a pontoon boat on…

Tomlinson catches huge Suwannee cat

Tony Tomlinson of Perry got a pleasant surprise while fishing recently in the Suwannee River. A huge channel catfish grabbed his bait and after a considerable fight, was landed by…

‘Dogs shut out NFC in spring game

‘Dogs shut out NFC in spring game

BY AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County High Bulldogs dominated perennial powerhouse North Florida Christian (NFC) on both sides of the ball, Friday night at Dorsett Stadium in Perry, and cruised…

Nauti-Girls tourney set for June 13

The 6th Annual Nauti-Girls Ladies Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Steinhatchee Community Projects Board and The Taylor Tourism Council takes to the water on Saturday, June 13. More than $4000…

Recreational snook season closes June 1

The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters will close on June 1. Snook will re-open for harvest in Atlantic federal and state waters, including Lake Okeechobee…

Lionfish Removal Day is ‘a success’

Florida’s inaugural Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (first Saturday after Mother’s Day) was a success, from statewide lionfish removal efforts to unveiling the new “Reef Rangers” lionfish removal program to…

Flier hooked in Jackson County pond sets new Florida record

Twila Gates, from Marianna, established a new Florida freshwater fishing record with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) this month. Her catch of a 1-pound, 5.6-ounce (1.35 pounds)…

Red snapper season to open this weekend

The recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters opens to harvest Memorial Day weekend. Red snapper is a popular species that has a strong economic impact for many coastal…