A judge may set bond over a million dollars for serious crimes like murder, high-profile cases, or for defendants who present a serious flight risk. All Jorge Vargas did was get caught with some undersized lobster tails, so why did a judge set his bail at a hefty $1.4 million? Well, because Vargas ... More >>
Tim Chapman, a veteran news photographer who retired last year from the Miami Herald, had been hunting his whole life, and obeyed one rule above all: Always assume your gun is loaded and ready to fire. In October 2009, it probably saved his life. That's when Chapman's Remington Model 700 rifle fired ... More >>
Tales of the great South Beach Shark Attack of 2012 are already swimming around social media, but there's actually no proof yet that the thing involved was necessarily a shark. The incident happened earlier this afternoon in the waters behind the W Hotel on 23rd and Collins. A man who was at th ... More >>
There are few experiences more rewarding than reeling in a big one with dad. Add a few beers in the cooler, a couple of turkey sandwiches, a bucket full of chum, and pops is (usually) ebullient.Miami has plethora of ideal fishing locations. Freshwater fishing inland can yield largemouth bass, blue-g ... More >>
This shark snuff video set off state and federal investigations.It's been there for decades, lurking just out of sight: not a razor-toothed leviathan but shark fishing itself.As this week's feature explains, increased state and federal regulations have forced most shark hunters to lay down their ... More >>
Florida Lobsters. Lobster enthusiasts should gas up their boats. Lobster miniseason begins tomorrow. Or tonight at 12:01 a.m. to be exact. The two-day lobster hunt is an opportunity for novice fishermen to be out on the water, drink, and, of course, catch lobsters.If this is your first time on th ... More >>
The idea of the government asking people to take there hunting equipment out into the Everglades and swamps of Florida to end the lives of "reptiles of concern like" may not have been the most humane thing, but boy were we excited. We mean, these snakes could kills us and our young children and our ... More >>
via Albert Kok/Wiki CommonsSpear fishing for barracuda, in this temperature no less, doesn't exactly seem like a fun time to Riptide. Add in a visit from an aggressive shark, and you've got yourself one lousy fishing trip. According to Local 10, 32-year-old Dreyser Chirino was doing just that thi ... More >>
A Deerhunter album cover, yeah.For some hunters, it is never really about the catch. It's about being one with nature, trekking through the wilderness, the thrill of the hunt, and the bond formed with your fellow hunters. For others, it really is just about killing things. So much so, that driving u ... More >>
A show in Wynwood by two artists still on the island takes the dictator for a ride.
Getting revenge is sweet at the Miami Billfish Tournament.
A battle over a shooting range speaks volumes about a commissioner's tactics
"Premier Exhibitions violates human dignity"
A local man angles for Guinness glory
Ace's Indoor Shooting Range and Pro Gun Shop
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
A-OK Fish 'n' Bait
Young pugilists prepare
Little ones get wild and hook up
Blue Lagoon and Glide Angle Lake
When clueless tourist meets shameless skipper, it's a good bet there'll be blood on the docks
Charlie Richter's Fly Shop
Kendall Bait and Tackle Inc.
Manny's Place Barber Shop
Ride a golf cart through the Glades. Carry a shotgun. Fire at clay pigeons. Ahhh, the life of the leisure class!
As the world's most-coveted sport fish swim toward extinction, Miami researchers strive to save them
Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species
Citing a flood of red ink, officials drew a bead on Dade's only public gun range. Now shooting enthusiasts hope to overturn the death sentence.
High school senior Heidi Mason has been reeling in big ones since she was knee-high to a grouper
First you take a berry. Then you dangle it in the water. Count to ten and reel in your line. Sound simple? It is.
What kind of world do we live in when a man has to sneak around like a common criminal just to get in an afternoon of expressway fishing?
Dan Corcoran might be the first Metro firefighter ever demoted for carrying a derringer, but is he the only one who ever packed a pistol?