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Upcoming Local Trips:

By Dive Buddy | January 29, 2016

Blue Heron Bridge Trip – Sunday, February 14th Meet up at 11:30 am at Blue Heron Bridge Trip costs $75 and includes an air tank, flag floats for group, Divemaster led tour and bottled water. Rainbow River Night Dive – Saturday, February 20th Meet up at 5:00 pm at KP Hole Trip costs $60 and…

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Let’s do a Wreck Dive!

By Dive Buddy | January 4, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 31, Adventure Outfitters is chartering one of Captain TJ’s boats from 2Shea Charters for a 3-tank wreck dive! In order to beat the crowds, we will leave early that morning, hitting spots including the D.T. Sheridan, USCGC Blackthorn and the Seafood Barge. One of the popular dive sites we will visit is the Sheridan, part…

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Happy Holidays from Adventure Outfitters!

By Dive Buddy | December 17, 2015

Thanks to those who joined us for our Venice Holiday Dive last weekend! We had a lot of fun on our scavenger hunt and all those who attended, were able to get some great prizes! Just a heads-up that this Saturday, Dec. 19, Adventure Outfitters will hold its annual Holiday Sale and Fish Fry! The…

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Labor Day Blowout Sale

By Dive Buddy | September 5, 2015

This Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. come by Adventure Outfitters for one of the hugest sales of the year! SEAC 3mm Men’s Full Bodyfit Wetsuits – Regularly $150 Now $100 Seac 1.5mm Men’s Full Bodyfit Wetsuits – Regularly $135 now $100 All BARE Wet Suits 25% Off TUSA Solla Fins 20% Off All…

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East Coast Shark Encounter and Goliath Grouper Aggregation Weekend

By Dive Buddy | July 28, 2015

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 Dive Buddy | January 21, 2015

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!

By Dive Buddy | December 14, 2014

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

By Dive Buddy | October 5, 2014

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

By Dive Buddy | October 5, 2014

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!

By Dive Buddy | July 31, 2014

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

By Dive Buddy | July 30, 2014

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

By Dive Buddy | July 29, 2014

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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