Every July the coastal areas of Florida are flooded with lobster hunters trying to get their share of this year's bounty when the offical mini lobster season kicks off. There are two Florida Lobster Seasons, the 2 day mini season and the 8 month regular lobster season. The mini lobster season is always the last [...]
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 [...]
We shall all eat well this year. The first 3 weeks of the season sets new record for stone crab.
It’s that time again when all Capitan’s are readying for a prosperous Stone Crab season. This year Rooky Angelo is captaining the infamous STONE CRAB 111, out of Islamorada in the Conch Republic. At approximately 1500 hours on October 16,2010 the boat was seen with its crew of 7, entering the water and heading out [...]
Stone crab season is finally open in the Conch Republic and with a new season here King Ron also had a new captain behind the wheel. Captain Angelo led us out into the waters for our first catch of the year. After throwing out the traps less than 24 hours before the captain told us [...]