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Outdoors news and notes: Inshore fishing event supports hospital fund

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Inshore event open to land, boat Anglers

The Old Salt Fishing Foundation's Johnny Kellar Inshore Tournament on Jan. 29 will target trout, flounder, black drum, sheepshead and redfish, and benefit the All Children's Hospital hemophilia fund. The entry fee is just $25, and the event is open to anyone fishing from land, kayak, flats skiff or center console. To date, this event has raised more than $75,000. The captain's meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Daiquiri Deck (14995 Gulf Blvd.) in Madeira Beach. Fishing begins 6:30 a.m. Jan. 29 and the weigh-in starts at 3 p.m. at Bay Pines Marina. To learn more, go to oldsalt


Paralympic hopefuls nab silver

U.S. Sailing team members Jen French and JP Creignou of St. Petersburg won silver medals Sunday at the Disabled Sailing World Championships in Charlotte Harbor. French and Creignou finished behind Great Britain's Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell in the eight-boat SKUD-18 fleet. The regatta was the first of two selection events for the 2012 U.S. Paralympic team that will compete at the Paralympic Games running from Aug. 29 to Sept. 9 in Weymouth, England.

Also, Rob Britts and Jesse Combs of St. Petersburg, competing aboard the Melges 24 Hot Mess that sails out of Davis Island Yacht Club, were 11th after eight races at the Key West regatta that ends today. Go to and click on "Results."


Beginning Monday: Boca Ciega Sail and Power Squadron's Safe Boating Class, 7 to 9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, through Feb. 1. The course satisfies Florida State Boating Law requirements. The class will be held at the squadron building at 130-126th Avenue at Lagoon Lane (south side of John's Pass), Treasure Island. Cost: $35. For information and to reserve a seat, contact Nick Miller at (727) 424-1810 or visit

Thursday: Trout and redfish kayak fishing seminar with guide Neil Taylor, 6:30 p.m., Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure in Pinellas Park. Call (727) 692-6345 or visit

Terry Tomalin, Times Outdoors-Fitness Editor

Tide adjustments

The charts show the rise and fall of tides measured in feet and plots the tides on a one-week timeline. Times and depth may vary depending on weather conditions. You can compute the tides from these adjustments:

North (Anclote River) High Low

Anclote Key (south end) -01:37 -00:47

Bayport +01:13 +01:39

Cedar Key +01:16 +01:03

Crystal River, Florida Power +01:13 +01:33

Hudson, Hudson Creek +00:06 +00:01

Indian Rocks Beach (inside) +00:19 +00:10

North (Anclote River) High Low

Mangrove Point, Crystal Bay +01:34 +01:54

Pithlachascotee River +00:18 +00:52

St. Joseph Sound -00:34 -00:42

Steinhatchee River entrance +01:33 +01:32

Suwannee River entrance +01:22 +01:21

Withlacoochee River entrance +01:23 +01:58

South (The Pier) High Low

Anna Maria, pier -02:10 -02:19

Egmont Key, Egmont channel -02:15 -03:20

Gandy Bridge +00:59 +00:57

Gulfport, Boca Ciega Bay -01:32 -01:05

John's Pass, Boca Ciega Bay -02:14 -02:04

Madeira Beach Causeway -01:32 -01:45

Mullet Key Channel (Skyway) -02:03 -02:01

South (The Pier) High Low

Pass-a-Grille Beach -01:34 -01:30

Pinellas Point -00:22 -00:29

Redfish Point, Manatee River -00:30 -00:14

Safety Harbor +01:32 +01:34

Sarasota Bay -01:38 -00:58

Corey Causeway -01:18 -00:44

Venice Inlet (inside) -02:02 -01:38

Solunar chart


minor major minor major

1/20 2:30 8:45 2:55 9:10

1/21 3:25 9:40 3:50 10:05

1/22 4:20 10:30 4:40 10:55

1/23 5:10 11:20 5:30 11:45

1/24 6:00 0 6:20 12:10

1/25 6:50 12:40 7:15 1:00

1/26 7:40 1:30 8:05 1:50

Outdoors news and notes: Inshore fishing event supports hospital fund 01/19/12 [Last modified: Thursday, January 19, 2012 6:33pm]
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