Guide to Fishing Kayaks

A fishing kayak in the Florida Keys

Fishing kayaks can be great tools to expand your fishing territory! Fishing kayaks do have some downsides compared to traditional fishing boats. But, fishing kayaks are useful and versatile; they’re often underestimated in the fishing community. If you’re interested in options to get on the water and fish away from shore, a fishing kayak may … Read more

Choosing the Best Kayaks for Florida

Kayak in Florida

Florida is one of the world’s best places to kayak. There are an infinite number of places to paddle throughout the state, including oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, natural springs and every other type of water. There are fun opportunities to explore and have real adventures. Florida has truly wild rivers and there are many places … Read more

Kayaking in the Florida Keys

Kayaking in the Florida Keys

Kayaking in the Florida Keys is a great, affordable and accessible way for visitors and locals to experience the best part of the Keys: the water. There are many places to launch kayaks throughout the Keys. There are some common elements throughout the Keys, but each spot really offers a unique adventure. Some places to … Read more

Citrus Blue Spring

Citrus Blue Spring, also known as Big Blue Spring

Important Note: I tried to ensure the accuracy of this page but there may be errors, mistakes and/or outdated information. Citrus Blue Spring is beautiful and well worth a visit. It is relatively unknown when compared to other popular springs. One reason is that it’s only accessible via boat. It is located up a river, … Read more


Swimming with manatees in Crystal River Florida

Manatees are one of the most famous animals in Florida, and are hugely popular. Manatee ecotourism brings large numbers of people to the Crystal River area and other manatee hotspots every year. Sadly, the large number of visitors and some irresponsible tour operators are endangering manatees, which are already imperiled and whose existence is threatened. … Read more

Kings Bay

Kings Bay Manatee Tours and Refuge near Crystal River Florida

Kings Bay is a large, tidally-influenced estuary on Florida’s central Gulf coast. It’s located in Citrus County and covers approximately 600 acres. Kings Bay is an important and ecologically sensitive area. It is classified as an Outstanding Florida Water by the State of Florida. Crystal River and Kings Bay form a critically important environmental region. … Read more

Kayaking the Weeki Wachee River

Manatees in the Weeki Wachee River

Kayaking the Weeki Wachee River is one of the best things to do in Florida. The Weeki Wachee River is approximately seven miles long. It originates in the first magnitude Weeki Wachee Spring and eventually empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The width of the river varies. It is more than 40 feet wide in … Read more