Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Sports & Recreationen-usTue, 23 Jan 2018 02:52:51 EDTTue, 23 Jan 2018 02:52:51 EDT the Water: A very cold start to the new year the better part of the past week cold, weather shut down fishing. Strong north winds delivering the coldest temperatures we have seen in a few years made it pretty miserable on the water.Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTCo-Ed Softball Tournament winner named City of Sanibel Recreation Center's Co-Ed Softball recently finished its fall season. Gator Bites was named the 2017 fall champion after the Jan. 10 tournament.Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: A nice warm week to end the year week brought us daytime temperatures well into the 80s and it looks like we will close out the year with well above average temperatures.Wed, 3 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Beautiful weather on the water around Southwest Florida rebounded nicely after our first cold front of the season. Heading into the weekend, anglers found calm seas, blues skies and air temperatures climbing each day.Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Fishing ahead of the cool down weeks and weeks of uninterrupted mild weather, the first real cold front of the season arrived in Southwest Florida over the weekend.Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDT