September 29, 2016

Florida Sportsman Expo Comes to Tampa

Visit the new FS outdoors show Oct.8 9.

For the 24th year, Florida Sportsman Magazine will host the Florida Sportsman Expo at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, October 8th and 9th. At the show you’ll find the popular series of informational seminars on how to improve your fishing and hunting, including top-notch technical, hands-on instruction on inshore and offshore fishing, plus you’ll find new seminars and seminar speakers covering the most popular trends in the Florida outdoors.

As always, the FS EXPO


Divers stage underwater sword fight for Pirate Week at aquarium …

AUBURN HILLS — Two divers in black-and-white stripes and pirate hats took a swim with the fish Tuesday in the Ocean Tank at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium for an underwater battle.

Floating among sharks, stingrays and various other ocean creatures, the two “pirates” in scuba gear engaged in a “sword fight” in front of a crowd of onlookers, at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills.

It was a one of the main events of the aquarium’s Pirate Week, running from Sept. 18-24.

The theme week was inspired by the increasingly popular parodic holiday International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Businesses have begun using the occasion for


Oklahoma Aquarium lowers admission cost for seniors – Tulsa World …

Aquarium senior rate

Aquarium senior rate

For a discounted rate, seniors can check out jellyfish and aquatic life at the Oklahoma Aquarium. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World

In his speech to the Democratic National Convention in 1992, then candidate and later President Bill Clinton reminded the nation that “the future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation.”

If the future lies in the hands of the next generation then it is our generation’s civic obligation to provide the youth — regardless of social standing — with an equal opportunity to flourish intellectually and emotionally.

In accordance to this civic obligation, the Maritime