Fishing in the “Tarpon Capital of the World”

Tarpon fishing in Sanibel usually “jumps off” around mid-April, as tarpon prefer water temperatures between 72-82 degrees Fahrenheit. However, Port Sanibel Marina fishing guides have already reported multiple catches this month! The first tarpon to ever be caught was actually caught right here on Sanibel Island in 1885 by Chicago architect William H. Wood with […]

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Remembering Esperanza Woodring for Women’s History Month

Can you imagine dredging through Florida’s steamy summer months with NO air conditioning, insect repellent or sun screen? This is the lifestyle that historical women of Sanibel Island not only endured, but enjoyed. Since March is Women’s History Month, we took a look back at one of the most influential women in Sanibel’s history – […]

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