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It’s that time Again

The 2011-2012 season runs through May 15. Steam, crack, plate and eat. FLORIDA KEYS — Bring on the dipping sauce! As of Oct.15, stone crab claws, brought fresh to shore from Florida Keys waters, are being harvested to be steamed, cracked, plated and served dipped in melted butter or a savory mustard sauce.During the seven-month-long [...]

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The REAL History of the Conch Republic

The Conch Republic, which is also known as the Florida Keys, has quite a colorful history. Like many independent nations, their journey began in difficulty and ended with independence and lots of fun activities that are celebrated on a regular basis. The Beginning of the Conch Republic It happened April 23, 1982. What started as [...]

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Planning the Perfect Fishing Trip

If you're hoping to take a fishing trip within The Conch Republic, then you will no doubt want to make sure that everything goes perfectly to plan. Of course, you can never guarantee that you'll make the perfect catch, but there are one or two other things which you may wish to bear in mind [...]

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Blue Crabs a Runin

  Invasion of the Blue Crab   May, normally a time for keys crabbers to rest showed an unprecedented swarm of blue crab over Memorial Day weekend. The blue crab normally not seen until winter waters,  filled the night time waters of the Conch Republic.  With nets in hand Old Conch’s headed for the passes [...]

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The Conch Republic via a Guest Blogger

  This week, we welcome Chris Tucker's contribution to the Chris's personal blog can be found here.   The Conch republic is a society unto itself. Located in the city of Key West, Florida, this micro nation was formed as a simple protest. The Conch Republic seceded from the rest of the United States as a [...]

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