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Fish With a Hero – Islamorada, 2016

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Telling The Story of What Makes the Upper Keys Special

So proud of all we have accomplished so far at the Florida Keys History and Discovery Center. And we’re just getting started. Much more to come. Here is a little bit more about us – and how you can get involved, too. More at

United Way President Margie Smith Resigns To Join Family Investment Firm

MONROE COUNTY, Florida — Margie Smith, President of United Way of the Florida Keys since January 2010, will leave the agency at the end of this year to join her husband’s investment management firm in Islamorada. Smith said she is excited about her new position but sad to leave a job that has been so […]

IIM Approved in California

Islamorada Investment Management is now a registered investment adviser in the State of California. This is the third state IIM is licensed in, after Florida and Texas. And now we’re gonna need some California jokes. A man and his wife were driving their RV through the Florida Keys and were approaching a town called Islamorada. […]

Meet Clyde Butcher in Islamorada

Renowned photographer Clyde Butcher will be in Islamorada on February 12 & 13, 2014, to open an new exhibit featuring photos of Cuba and, for the first time ever, the Florida Keys. The event will be held at the Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost and is brought to you by the Florida Keys History […]

Tips from the Alley

I’ve been seeing a few too many breathless reports lately about Tropical Storm Isaac and how it could blow away half of the country’s politicos in Tampa next week. Or something. Sweet Lincoln’s mullet. I know next to nothing about meteorology, and even less about broadcasting the news, but if there is a place inside […]

Islamorada Film Festival This Weekend

A final reminder…the first annual Islamorada Fishing Film Festival will be this Sunday night, May 22nd, at Founders Park. You can find more info here, in this blog post, and you can buy tickets in advance online here. Gonna be a great show, and all proceeds are going to a good cause. Capt. Will Benson […]

Announcing the Islamorada Fishing Film Festival

I’m happy to announce that the first annual Islamorada Fishing Film Festival will be held on Sunday, May 22, under the stars at Founders Park. Great movies, great location, great cause. All proceeds go to United Way of the Florida Keys. If you like to fish or just cruise around on the gin clear waters […]

The Best Kind of Correlation

Take the day off to go bonefishing, and the market goes up 200 points. Hmmm. Great day fishing today with Capt. Brian Helms and Redbone champ John Timura. They hit the flats to get ready for the Lucerne tournament this weekend. I tagged along hoping some fishin’ magic would rub off on me. Had a […]