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  1. Fishing the dog days of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the first full week of July will give anglers a tough challenge as weak lunar activity and unchanging atmospheric pressure combine to shut down the formation of concentrated fish-feeding migrations. Instead fish will feed randomly as they need to; as digestion is able to take place at varying rates dictated by the amount of dissolved oxygen available.

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  2. Great full moon fishing aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the first four days of July starts out with the full moon today and a four-day typical rainy season weather forecast that will provide just enough wind to keep cool and keep the insects from forcing you off the lake. Today and Thursday will be the best days to fish of the next four days due to the full moon arriving today and a perfect southwesterly wind of 8 to 10 miles-per-hour which should produce enough barometric pressure change, 30.02 to 30.12 In Hg, to cause fish to adjust, and therefore feed opportunistically.

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  3. Increasing illegal turtle sales raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Highlands Today

    Instead, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers offered the suspects 200 to 400 pounds of soft shell turtles, according to an incident summary report. The buyers, Guisheng Lei, 34, and Gan Feng Du, 33, both of Clewiston, ended up being arrested and charged with unlawfully buying, selling or transferring wildlife, buying, selling or possessing turtles for sale, unlawful transport of more than one turtle and dealing in stolen property.

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  4. Ideal stormy season fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second week of June includes a rainy season forecast which will be ideal for angler for this time of year and the last-quarter moon phase which occurs Tuesday followed by the moon's orbit perigee on Wednesday. With the moon arriving at its closest point to earth this week, the moon phase effect will be strong enough to cause fish to form larger feeding migrations for longer periods of time when the moon is in play during the daytime.

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  5. A great blue heron on the dock of a canal on Lake Istokpoga at Trails End Fishing Resort in March.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Highlands Today

    Their were a few chirps, shrills and rhythmic cheeps coming from the tall, moss-laden cypress, spiraling live oaks, clumps of ground-clinging palmetto bushes and clutters of ferns and fern leaves. Friday, two members of the Highlands County Audubon Society took a trip far into the west end of the 9,000-acre Highlands Hammock State Park on a brief birding excursion to get a brief glance of birds that were sitting it out in south central Florida during the heat of summer.

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  6. Midday, sunset best fishing timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second half of the week includes a typical rainy season forecast that will provide the best fishing weather that can be expected during a hurricane season. Also it is the end of the full moon week the next two days since the full moon arrived yesterday.

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  7. Authorities search for credit card fraud suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Highlands Today

    A woman had reported that on May 15, while she was in Okeechobee, someone used her card at Publix in Sebring and Walgreens in Avon Park, the release said. Attempts to use the credit card at Walgreens in Sebring and Clewiston were unsuccessful.

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  8. Fishing improves with the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last five days of May will give anglers plenty of strong wind, a slight threat of an afternoon rainstorm every day and a first-quarter moon phase that was at its apogee orbit point yesterday - furthest point and weakest influence on fish. All fishing factors considered, the next two day will offer 'poor to good' fishing results but Friday through the weekend offers 'good to very good' fishing as the full moon phase develops and occurs Tuesday.

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  9. New moon fishing heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the third week of May includes the new moon three days after lunar orbit perigee and a weather forecast that will bring summer heat, ideal wind speeds, very little rain, with the exception of today, and plenty of barometric change daily. The medium to strong easterly winds of the past week will continue today and Monday and then finally change, dropping speeds to the ideal range of 5 to 10 miles-per-hour and shift to a northerly direction late Monday which will last through Tuesday night.

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  10. Weather change brings great fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for May 13 to 19 includes the lunar orbit perigee and the new moon phase and a fair-to-good weather forecast all of which will produce the best fishing days of May for catching huge bass and limits of panfish, not to mention beneficial experiences that will last a lifetime. The lunar factors could not be any better with the moon's orbit point arriving closest to earth on Friday and then the new moon arriving Monday.

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  11. Early mornings, late evenings bestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second full week of May will give anglers a stormy season weather forecast and a last-quarter lunar phase that will favor the early morning and late evening angler best. The national weather service is predicting a 'typical rainy season' weather pattern over the next 10 days.

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  12. Making U.S. 27 saferRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Highlands Today

    JAY MEISEL/STAFF Traffic waits at the interesection of U.S. 27 and New Life Way. The intersection was the location of 273 vehicle accidents between January 2005 and December 2014, the most during that period of any intersection on U.S. 27. - When Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell asked residents Monday evening whether the speed limit should be lowered in Avon Park to 35 miles per hour, or to 45 miles per hour, a show of hands indicated disagreement on the choice.

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  13. Fair fishing this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last five days of April starts out with summer heat fueled by moderate-to-high southerly winds today, creating a chance of rain 'somewhere in the Heartland.' However starting Monday, cooler spring-like temperatures return as a low pressure system prevails and increases the chances of rainfall until after the midweek.

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  14. Midday, evening fishing bestRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for April 22 to 26 for the Heartland will work well for the early afternoon and early evening anglers every day but Thursday when a significant chance of rain is forecast. Otherwise there will be ideal weather conditions the other four days.

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  15. Weather dampens fishing effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the fourth week of April will be negatively influenced due to a continuation of last week's weather forecast; a typical rainy season weather pattern prevailing for the entire week. The new moon occurred yesterday which means for the first half of this week anglers will have three daily feeding migrations to take advantage of, during the sunrise, noontime, and sunset periods.

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  16. Clewiston rolls past DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Clewiston Tigers turned a nail-biter into a romp against the Lake Placid Green Dragons on Friday. Leading 3-1 after four innings, Clewiston erupted for seven runs in the final three innings to take a 10-2 victory at Roger Scarborough Memorial Field.

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  17. Unique boutiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Highlands Today

    Beautique, an upscale woman's consignment and clothing store provides much more than a typical retail shopping experience. “We are a boutique experience without the boutique pricing,” explains owner Celia Paige, who named the business in memory of her mother, Beautie.

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  18. Dave Douglass showing the average size bass hea s been catching on Istokpoga of 6 to 7 pounds.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for April 15 to 19 includes the lunar perigee, the new moon, and a 'rainy season' type forecast that favors the early to midday anglers. Considering all fishing factors, the best fishing days of April should be very good.

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  19. New moon fishing offers best catchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second full week of April includes the new moon, the lunar orbit perigee and a weather forecast that promises excellent fishing weather factors until the mid-week when a front enters the state creating a high probability of rain for Wednesday and Thursday during the afternoons. The first half of this week early morning anglers will enjoy the major feeding migration of the day while the afternoon anglers will enjoy the minor feeding migration of the day.

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  20. Lake Placida s Tyler Farmer delivers a pitch in Fridaya s game with Hardee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Highlands Today

    The Hardee Wildcats are a pretty good ball club. The Lake Placid Green Dragons are working on getting there, but found out Friday they still have a ways to go, as Hardee came away with a 9-1 non-district victory.

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