Captain Samantha Zeher Champions Free-Spirited Island Living

By Laura Myers Captain Samantha Zeher, 29, owns KeyZ Charters and works out of Islamorada’s popular Robbie’s Marina as its only woman charterboat operator. She’s also been the captain of her own fate — earning her license at just 18 while still a college freshman....
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Tarpon feeding by hand in the Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA -- Just under the surface of the waters off Islamorada awaits a hungry beast. "You don't use a pole or a hook for this," explains fourth-grader Ava Stamper. Rather, you use your hands. "Down, down, down…" shouts father Dave Bull, from England, as he...
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The tarpon are hungry at Robbie’s in the Florida Keys

Just off U.S. Highway 1 at the north tip of Lower Matecumbe Key in Islamorada is a little gem called Robbie's. This popular tourist pit stop has fishing, snorkeling, shopping and dining options, but the main attraction is feeding the tarpon. A dollar gets you to the...
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Your Florida Keys Vacation Guide

One island is named No Name. A huge tethered balloon named Fat Albert keeps watch over the islands from two miles up. On the ground below, there's a tower built for the sole purpose of attracting bats, as well as a graveyard with such irreverent epitaphs as "I told...
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Aquatic Adventures: Yahoo For Wahoo

ISLAMORADA (CBSMiami) — In today’s Aquatic Adventure, CBS4’s Jeff Berardelli takes you to a special fishing spot in the Florida Keys where the Wahoo are biting thanks to a large piece of driftwood but they don’t give in without a fight. Wahoo are known for their speed...
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