Tag: Diving

lobstering regulations

2022 Lobster Mini Season Key West

About Lobster Season Lobster season opens annually on August 6th. However, the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July are known as lobster mini season or sportsman season. This is just a taste of regular lobster season when properly licensed…

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Key West Lobster

2016 Lobster Mini-Season

Sportsman Season, a.k.a. Lobster Mini-season, takes place on the last Wednesday and Thursday in July.  This annual two day event, during which properly licensed snorkeler and/or diver are allowed to take up to six legal sized lobsters per day in Monroe County…

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East Martello Fort & Museum

I have lived in the Keys since the 1990’s, and in all if this time I had never been inside the East Martello Fort and Museum until this past weekend. Located next to the Key West International Airport and overlooking…

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State Parks of Key West and the Florida Keys

Florida State Parks are a wonderful way to see the real Florida, and not the touristy theme parks and other attractions. Florida has some amazing wildlife and a rich history. The state has around 160 state run parks, and 10…

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