Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Sports & Recreationen-usThu, 18 Jul 2019 03:22:05 EDTThu, 18 Jul 2019 03:22:05 EDT, boats sought for Pine Island Sound Scallop Search Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and Florida Sea Grant - UF/IFAS Lee County Extension are organizing the Pine Island Sound Scallop Search on Aug. 17. Volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTMonofilament Busters help to clean up refuge J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge's Monofilament Busters team is braving the summer heat to keep the refuge free of deadly monofilament line and other fishing equipment that harm and kill wildlife.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTFederal Duck Stamps available for sale 2019-2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, otherwise known as the Duck Stamp, is for sale. While the Duck Stamp serves as a license for waterfowl hunting, its greater purpose is to generate revenue for conservation.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTSpiny lobster mini-season, season set to start 2019 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season on July 24-25, followed by the regular commercial and recreational season, which runs Aug. 6 through March 31.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTSouthwest Florida blue crab trap closure ends early Southwest Florida recreational and commercial blue crab trap closure previously scheduled for July 10-19 will end early because efforts to remove lost and abandoned traps will have been completed.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT