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The River Center in Jupiter teams up several times a year with the United States Coast Guard for a Boating Safety Class. The safety class is aimed to promote safety on the water and when operating a boat. The class is aimed for children, teens and young adults but all are welcomed to attend.

The class is taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flortilla 52” in a lecture style class. The State of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation requires that any person wishing to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety course.

The class is free to attend but a $10 dollar deposit is required to hold your spot and will be refunded when the class is completed. The classes are sponsored by

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It's that time again for the 2020 Stuart Boat Show. The annual boat show is the largest Boat Show on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

This year, The Stuart Boat Show has been named as one of the “Top 20 Events” in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. The Stuart Boat Show is the premier event for the area. The Martin County Office of Tourism submitted to be considered with the Marine Industry Association of the Treasure Coast, the organizer of the popular event.  The best events in the Southeastern part of the country compete every year to be featured in the “Top 20 Events” and this year, the Stuart Boat Show has once again made the list.

The Stuart Boat Show features more than 175 local, national and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of

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Despite a little wind and rain, the 2019 Santa Slam Kids Fishing Tournament sold out this past weekend, welcoming 77 junior anglers to fish on the Juno Beach Pier with Santa.

From Hobe Sound to Boca Raton, South Florida families drove from near and far to support this family-friendly event in order to fundraise for ChasN’Tailz Foundation, a local non-profit children's charity funding needy families with very sick children in memory of Chase Warren. 

“The Santa Slam is all about teaching children about giving back and teaching them about our history by mentoring ethical angling.” Summer Warren, Director of ChaseN’Tailz and Santa Slam, told Waterfront Properties, “We think small hands giving big is our future."

Founded by Summer Warren,

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ChaseN’Tailz invites families to join in on one of the most fun holiday kids fishing tournaments around, Santa Slam! Children 12 and under are welcome to grab their rod & reel to come fish at the Juno Beach Pier on December 21st at 9am for a small $10 donation. The donation couldn’t go to a better cause- it will help less fortunate families with very sick children!

“The Santa Slam is all about teaching children about giving back and teaching them about our history by mentoring ethical angling.” Summer Warren, Director of ChaseN’Tailz and Santa Slam, told Waterfront Properties, “We think small hands giving big is our future."

Some amazing local Captains will be present during Santa Slam to mentor our junior anglers on ethical angling, bait/tackle,

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Photo Credit: Lemieux Charters

Palm Beach County is one of the fishing capitals of the world for good reason. The Gulf Stream, a warm and swift Atlantic Ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico, is closest to land near Palm Beach and Jupiter Inlet, providing abundant amounts of pelagic fish species as close as ¼ mile offshore.

If you don’t have a boat of your own, we have compiled this list of friendly local fishing charters for your convenience. The main target species in our area are mahi-mahi, kingfish, wahoo, tuna, sailfish, snook, snapper, grouper, and tripletail. Swordfish charters are also available for a pricier fee since a lot more specialty knowledge and work goes into a successful trip.

Charter services and

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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park stands out as an “island in time” by preserving the natural heritage of subtropical coastal habitat that once covered southeast Florida. It is the only state park in Palm Beach County, and an environmental treasure which has been preserved for present and future generations to come.

Located on Singer Island, guests can enjoy almost two miles of pristine beach, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

This hidden gem includes a welcome center, a gift shop, kayak rentals, a children’s playground, nature trails, and picnicking facilities.

You might want to take advantage of the many Special Events offered in the Park throughout the year: children’s programs, guided

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Winter is finally here in South Florida (well, kind of), and each cold snap is bringing us closer and closer to the sailfish bite heating up. This is when a special species migrates to South Florida - sportfishing teams in the pursuit of billfish, the tournaments, and the large amount of cash that can be won (and spent) along with it. Whether you're a kite fishing team on a pampered SeaVee or playing bait-and-switch from a custom sportfish, here is the 2019-2020 line-up of sailfish tournaments in South Florida.

 

Dust ‘Em Off Sailfish Warm-Up

Date: November 6th – 10th, 2019

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.dustemoffsailfish.com/

 

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic

Date: December 5th – 8th, 2019

Location: Pirate’s Cover

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With more than 7,700 lakes, 10,550 miles of rivers and 2,276 miles of tidal shoreline it should come as no surprise that Florida is famous for its fishing. Here are some of the most impressive sport fish you can catch in the Sunshine state.

Sailfish

Florida’s official state saltwater fish, sailfish inhabit tropical and subtropical waters. Sailfish usually travel alone or in small groups. The outstanding feature is the long, high first dorsal fin. Known for its high, acrobatic jumps, the sailfish is a favorite of blue-water anglers.

Spotted Sea Trout

Commonly known as speckled trout, this is a schooling species usually found in the shallow waters of bays and estuaries. It has two large canine teeth in the upper jaw and feeds mainly on

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Head a little south to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Wednesday, October 30th through Sunday, November 3rd.

The popular International Boat Show is celebrating its 60th year. Fort Lauderdale is often known as the “Yachting Capital of the World” and being home to two of the largest cruise ship ports in the world and home to the largest boat show in the world.

The Boat Show will take place across 7 locations and feature more than 1,500 boats on display, 3 million square feet of exhibition space, 6 miles of floating docks, over 1,200 exhibitors and 52 countries represented.

Boats on display in the water and on land range from Brokerage Yachts, runabouts, catamarans, high performance boats, center consoles, motor yachts, super yachts, sailing

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Stuart, Florida, known as the “Sailfish Capital of the World” is a city on the water in Martin County. Stuart is located on Florida’s Southeast coast and because if its location along the banks of the St. Lucie River and Eastern point of the Okeechobee waterways many sailfish are found in the waters.

In 2016, the Coastal Living Magazine gave Stuart the prestigious “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” award in 2016. Stuart was also named by the Smithsonian Magazine the “#3 Must Visit Small Town”, “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town” and “Top Ten Beach Towns In Florida” by the Huffington Post.

Along Se Ocean Boulevard and the surrounding streets, you’ll find plenty of local shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, museums, art galleries and much more. Stuart is

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