Bonus photo from Chimp Life, featuring the chimpanzees at Save the Chimps in Fort Pierce. Photography by Mark Cook20230116-chimps156-5

Chimp Life Bonus Photos

Bonus photos from the feature on Save the Chimps sanctuary in our March issue.

Daniel Russo’s First Fishing Lesson: Give In To Patience

It wasn’t until a few weeks ago I found myself ruminating about life.
Kyle Sumnicht takes his new Dusky 252 out for a day of fishing. Photos by George LaBonte

Making Waves on the Dusky 252 Open Fisherman

When Kyle Sumnicht took more of an interest in offshore fishing, he turned to the Open Fisherman to face the rugged waters of the Gulf Stream

Why You Should Go Fishing Under Bridges

Our Treasure Coast waters, tranquil and teeming with life, have diverse areas to wet a line. With a climate unmatched to South Florida the when to fish is yearly; the where to fish is a question often asked. My go-to answer: pick a bridge.
Martin County waterway conservation

A Simple Step Toward Conservation

Discover one easy way you can make an impact on our local waterways

How to Protect Yourself from the Sun While Fishing

Florida provides a picturesque setting when looking across any body of water. The temptation to be outside everyday exists, but alas, work gets in the way.

How To Select The Right Fishing Rod And Become A Better Angler

Just as patience and confidence are necessary when fishing, we also need to have the right tools for the job. Let’s start by discussing the basics of the fishing rod.

Be Sure To Check The Tides Before A Long Day Of Fishing Out On...

As you ready yourself for another angling adventure, stock the cooler, pack the tackle bag and rig up. There is one more thing to cross off the to-do list: check the tides.

The Noise Per Hook-Up Ratio: A Fisherman’s Evidence

It is a noisy world. But if you think that it’s boisterous on top, try living in the underwater world where sound travels up to five times faster­.
The Beasleys’ new Young 27. Photo by George LaBonte

Testing New Waters on the Young 27

For Brook Beasley and his wife, Olivia, what began as an impromptu vacation to the Florida Keys during the 2020 COVID lockdowns unraveled a series...
Rich Devito takes local fishing guide Ryan Nitz, a Jupiter resident interested in ordering a Morada 18 himself, out for a trial run. Photo by George LaBonte

Hull Number One Resides in Stuart

Stuart resident Mike Caringi is the proud owner of the debut Morada 18—the perfect skiff for his more relaxing angling adventures

Step Aboard the Southport 33 DC

Stephen and Ellen Tabor turned to the 33-footer for its practicality along with a personal connection to where the boat company is based
Go on a glass-bottom kayak tour along the Intracoastal with Get Up and Go Kayaking. Photo by Justin Buzzi

Bask in the Splendor of Local Nature

Grab a camera (and some sunblock) and live like a tourist while visiting the natural wonders that draw so many visitors during season
An artificial reef in Martin County. Photo by Don North

Reef Revival

Local reef advocate John Burke weighs in on how artificial reefs benefit our waters, marine life, and anglers
Jack McCarthy enjoys a day on the water with friends on his new HCB 42 Lujo. Photo by George LaBonte

HCB 42 Lujo Offers Ultimate Luxury

Impressed by the comfortable ride of his new HCB Yachts vessel, Jack McCarthy already has his sights set on another
View of the Kittiwake Shipwreck and a female diver in Grand Cayman - Cayman Islands

Water Adventures Await

Check out these 10 cool ways to explore the water this summer

Why You Should Adopt Fishing as Your Next Hobby: Explained by Daniel “Dano” Russo

The number of people who live on or near a coastline globally is astounding. In this country alone, the percentage is about 40 percent. Yet, very few coastlines offer a tranquil experience accompanied by such alluring charm.
Sundew, a carnivorous plant species. Photo courtesy the ERD of St. Lucie County

Native Flora for Your Home Garden

Using native plants and flowers in landscaping is a powerful tool in local conservation
Ed Zyak fishes the Indian River Lagoon on his new Custom Gheenoe LT 25. Photo by George LaBonte

Trout Fishing Aboard the Gheenoe LT 25

Stuart fishing guide Ed Zyak turned to a custom Gheenoe LT 25 to return to the flats in search of the elusive trout
The East Coast Greenway Grissom Trail. Photo courtesy of the East Coast Greenway Alliance

Cycling Around South Florida

We tapped four local riders to share a few of their favorite spots for road cycling, mountain biking, and more

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