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Travel & Outdoors

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Enjoying the spoils

Local, Space Coast Boating & Fishing, Travel & Outdoors

Whether you are looking to connect with nature and wildlife — or seek solace while camping under the stars — the Indian River Lagoon’s spoil islands offer a picture perfect setting for all that is related to nature. The man-made sanctuaries that dot the inland waterways from Mims to Sebastian Inlet are havens for tranquility — and provide a peaceful place for both recreation and wildlife conservation.

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Falling hook, line and sinker

Space Coast Boating & Fishing, Sports, Travel & Outdoors

With 72 miles of beaches, the Space Coast offers plenty of opportunities for surf fishing. With calmer seas and warmer weather, summertime can be one of the best seasons for newbies and youth to learn the sport. There is plenty of free advice and information available — from resources that can be accessed online to professional Surf Charter guides to area bait and tackle fishing outlets. The good news is that it doesn’t have to cost a lot when first getting started.

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Paddle power

Travel & Outdoors
Paddle power Karen McLaughlin, left, owner of Karen’s Kayaks, launches one of her eco tours out of Honest John’s Fish Camp, off A1A in south Melbourne Beach, where, she says, there is more marine life and the lagoon’s water quality...
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Come Sail Away

Travel & Outdoors

Crossing the Crane Creek bridge in Melbourne, silver and white sticks extending beyond the height of a concrete guardrail are the first hint of what is hidden from view. Tucked into protected dock spaces, 40 boats are concealed despite their slips being…

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