Among many reasons to love the onset of fall in Florida is the start of stone crab season in state waters. Stone crabs can be legally harvested from October 15th through May 15th.
Valued for deliciousness, fresh caught stone crab meat is a favorite among local chefs and diners.read more..
Have you ever wondered how video of a bicyclist pedaling across a bridge was filmed or what the story is behind a stunning overhead shot of a bald eagle? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably “No, it never crossed my mind.”read more..
Who says only girls can have a getaway? We’ve cooked up a two-day Adventure Coast Itinerary filled with adrenaline-pumping, stereotypically manly activities!
Your adventure begins with fishing on the Gulf Coast, followed by an afternoon at the Sportsman’s Club and touring a local brewery. On the following day, test your skills at World Woods Golf Course and feel the rush.read more..
by Brittany Hall-Scharf
Florida Sea Grant, joined by community and scientific organizations, businesses, middle school students and committed individuals took special care of our coast in 2017. From marine life research and protection to coastal clean-up and shoreline enhancement, these key projects propel and protect Florida’s Adventure Coast into the future.read more..
In 2017, Florida’s Adventure Coast proudly embraced history and nature. We welcome a major new attraction and cheered the 70th birthday of another. On top of popular sights, events, dining and adventures, enjoy this review of what was new in 2017 around Florida’s Adventure Coast.
The Gulf of Mexico off Florida’s Adventure Coast got a boost to its artificial.read more..
Discover something new or revisit your outdoor fun favorites. With 107,000 acres of park and conservation lands, waterways and spectacular Gulf.read more..
by Keith Kolasa
Florida’s Adventure Coast has had a long history of artificial reef construction thanks to the support of its residents, fishing clubs, dive shops, members of the Hernando County Port Authority and the Board of County Commissioners.read more..
Sunlight and Clear Water
The Gulf of Mexico waters along Florida’s Adventure Coast boast an estimated 250,000 acres of seagrass beds. Among the most abundant in continental North America, second in area only to the Florida Keys, these underwater meadows host thriving ecosystems. Thanks in part to the relatively shallow depth of our area of the Gulf, these aquatic plants get.read more..
What’s tugging at the end of your line? Is it a red, snapper, cobia, grouper, tarpon or snook? Maybe it’s a trout or mackerel. Could it be a bass, bluegill or perch? Around Florida’s Adventure Coast, it could be those or many others.read more..
Learn something new. Browse this list of 17 new-to-you adventures sure to thrill. Will this be the year you learn something new, go guided or gain exclusive behind-the-scenes access? Check out this list of 17 unique adventures to try on for size.