Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Outdoors news: Free fishing days, sailors recognized

Making news

free fishing days in Salt or lakes ahead

The state is offering two upcoming "license-free" fishing days in both saltwater (Saturday) and freshwater (June 8). Also on June 8, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will host a free women's fishing clinic at Weedon Island in St. Petersburg. The first week of June is also National Fishing and Boating Week. Remember, you may not need a fishing license on those "free" days, but all bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply. To learn more, go to myfwc.com/fishing.

Local collegiate sailors recognized

Two local sailors were honored last Friday for their contributions to collegiate sailing. The nation's top sailors have been in St. Petersburg for the past week for the sport's national championships, which featured women's, team and co-ed competitions. Seminole's Mary Hall, who will graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2015, was a finalist for the women's college sailor of the year award. Abby Featherstone, a senior at the USF St. Petersburg, received an honorable mention as an All-American.

Sailing fundraiser

The Clearwater Community Sailing Center will host its Summer Luau and Fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the facility (1001 Gulf Blvd.). The event will include tours, games for children, sailboat and outrigger canoe rides, a raffle and silent auction, including a seven-day, six-night charter in the British Virgin Islands. Proceeds will help support summer programs such as the center's award-winning Camp Awesome, which teaches sailing to high functioning children with special needs, such as autism and Downs' syndrome. Tickets are $10 for adults; kids 12 and under are free. For information or to donate a silent auction item, contact Kelly Dorn at (727) 517-7776 or email kelly@clearwater communitysailing.org.

Send news to ttomalin@tampabay.com or call (727) 893-8808.

Solunar chart

AM PM

Minor Major Minor Major

5/31 0 6:05 12:15 6:30

6/1 12:45 6:50 1:00 7:15

6/2 1:30 7:35 1:45 7:55

6/3 2:10 8:15 2:25 8:40

6/4 2:55 9:00 3:10 9:20

6/5 3:35 9:40 3:50 10:05

6/6 4:20 10:25 4:35 10:50

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

Outdoors news: Free fishing days, sailors recognized 05/30/13 [Last modified: Thursday, May 30, 2013 6:34pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. For starters: Rays at Twins, with Cobb pitching with a purpose

    Blogs

    UPDATE, 12:34: Cash said he has been pleased with Sucre's work and is trying to find playing time for him. ... Cash also said after reading Farquhar's comments about having trouble re-focusing after getting out of a jam and then going back out for a second inning he will factor that in to how he uses him. ... …

  2. St. Petersburg's Sebastien Bourdais vows to return for IndyCar finale

    Auto racing

    INDIANAPOLIS — Sebastien Bourdais was in one of the best race cars he'd ever had, so fast that most of his competitors thought he would win the pole for the Indianapolis 500.

    Sebastien Bourdais does physical therapy at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana in Indianapolis. Bourdais broke his pelvis, hip and two ribs in an accident during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on May 20. He plans to return home to St. Petersburg soon to continue therapy. [Associated Press]
  3. Yellow cards stall Rowdies offense in tie with St. Louis

    Soccer

    ST. PETERSBURG — It's not the result they wanted, but it certainly could have been worse. Neill Collins' 87th-minute header off a corner kick was the reward the Rowdies settled for Saturday night during a 1-1 draw with St. Louis before an announced 6,068 at Al Lang Stadium.

  4. Calvary Christian routs Pensacola Catholic to win state baseball title

    Baseballpreps

    FORT MYERS — Calvary Christian left no doubt as to which baseball team in Class 4A was the best in Florida this season. The Warriors defeated Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium to claim the school's first state championship in any team sport. It also solidified a 30-0 season. …

    Matheu Nelson celebrates after scoring on a wild pitch during the first inning, when Calvary Christian took a 6-0 lead.
  5. Numerous lapses add up to frustrating Rays loss to Twins

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — While the Rays made some good defensive plays, threw a couple of big pitches when they needed to and got a few, and just a few, key hits, there were some obvious things they did wrong that led to them losing Saturday's game to the Twins 5-3:

    Rays reliever Tommy Hunter says the Twins’ tiebreaking homer came on a pitch that was “close to where I wanted it.”