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East Coast Shark Encounter and Goliath Grouper Aggregation Weekend

Have you ever wanted to safely observe our Florida shark population? We are joining Emerald Charters on Saturday, August 15 for a 3-tank dive with a gourmet lunch box included, then on Sunday, August 16, we will be joining Florida Scuba Charters for a 2-tank dive to observe the Goliath Grouper Aggregation! What a weekend for two…

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Inshore Spearfishing and the Interbay

By Alex Blevins, Owner and Instructor at Adventure Outfitters One thing I love about Florida are all the outdoor activities you can do all year long – especially spearfishing. Now is the season for great inshore spearing, marked by shallow depths, cold water, unique dive sites, and plenty of fish to be had. You can…

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Thank YOU for Making our Picnic Island Cleanup a Success!

We had a very successful 1st Annual Dive Against Debris Clean-Up Dive at Picnic Island last Saturday, November 8th. We had 39 people attend, collected more than 250 pounds of debris and saw various aquatic wildlife such as puffer fish, welks, manatees and dolphins. The collected debris has been analyzed, tallied and the results have…

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Oct. 19: FREE Introduction to Spearfishing Seminar

6 p.m. at Adventure Outfitters: 4352 S. Manhattan Ave. FREE If you’ve ever thought about spearfishing or even if you’re new to spearfishing, come join us on Sunday Oct. 19 for an informative seminar highlighting local spearfishing sights, equipment review and information, equipment servicing tips, fish identification and local Florida laws with instructor with spearfisherman…

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Oct. 18: Venice Shore Dive

8:30 a.m. Venice Beach $50 – includes 2 tanks, weights, instructor-led tour and free goodie bag $25 without the extras This is the perfect dive for practicing buoyancy control in a shallow environment, looking for fossilized shark’s teeth, string ray barbs and barbs and all sorts of various fossils. During this relaxing dive of only 13-20-feet…

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It’s Lobster Season!

Learn about Lobster season regulations and requirements and upcoming fishing news Spiny Lobster Mini Season: July 30-31 Regular Spiny Lobster Season: Aug. 6 – March 31 It’s that time of year again – lobster season! Many enjoy these scrumptious creatures. Here are a few tips and tricks to catching them. Decide where you want to…

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Sept. 6: Venice, Florida Shore Dive

Come join us on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8:30 a.m. for a Venice, Florida beach shore dive. During this relaxing dive of only 13-20-feet deep, we look for thousands of hidden treasures including fossilized sharks teeth, manatee bones, ray barbs and many other ancient animals that have been preserved for thousands of years! This is the…

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Sept. 5: FREE PFI Freediving Safety Seminar

Have you ever wanted to freedive? Perhaps you have been freediving forever but don’t know what to watch out for in the open water? Adventure Outfitters, located at 4352 S. Manhattan Ave. in Tampa, FL is holding a FREE Performance Freediving International Safety Seminar on Friday, Sept. 5 from 7:30 to 9 p.m with PFI instructor,…

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Becoming a Better Diver

Improve your skills, meet new people, look for a new dive adventure! Maybe you want to learn how to be sleeker and more streamlined while stalking fish? Ever wanted to learn how to navigate without depending on a divemaster? Perhaps you want more practice diving off a boat, in a spring or through a fast current?…

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August 23-24: Rescue Diver Course

Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24 – 8:00 am. Here is the perfect class to begin your summer with.  This is designed to make you more aware of your surroundings, other divers, as well as making you a much safer, more confident diver.  This class is jam-packed with challenging, yet fun scenarios that we first discuss in the classroom,…

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