Fishing Myakka Upper Lake with Capt Jim

Doug’s fly landed inches from the shoreline cover.  He allowed it to sink for several seconds and began to retrieve the baitfish pattern back to the boat.  On the third strip, the line became tight and he raised the rod tip sharply.  Valiantly, the fish fought for its freedom, determined to get into the branches […]

Myakka River Otters

The North American River Otter, or Lutra canadensis (their scientific name) are both playful and fairly plentiful along the Myakka River. They make homes out of burrows with multiple entrances close by the waters edge. Otters are mammals most closely related to the weasel, possessing a thick layer of insulating and waterproof fur and are […]

Myakka River Management Coordinating Council

The Myakka River Coordinating Council is Protecting the Myakka River for YOU!