Websites of Interest

• Lee County
• NOAA Charts
• U.S. Coast Guard
• FWC
• Mote Marine Lab
• Calusa Blueway
• International Game Fish Association
• Calusa Nature Center
• Turtle Time
• Shellfish Harvesting Info
• WCIND
• Florida Sea Grant
• National Weather Service
• Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association
• Tide, Barometric Pressure, Wind and Water Temperature
• National Weather Service Tropical Prediction Center
• National Weather Service Florida Radio Stations
• Cape Coral Power Squadron
• Fort Myers Power Squadron
• San Carlos Bay Sail & Power Squadron
• Sanibel-Captiva Sail & Power Squadron
• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary • SCCF RECON

Resource Directory

  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation
    Commission Resource Protection Hotline (888) 404-3922 or *FWC (free cellular) or #FWC (free cellular)
    To report fishing violations; to report dead, injured or tagged manatees, sea turtles or other wildlife
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Southwest Field Office Law Enforcement Division (239) 332-6972
    To request information on saltwater fishing and/or shellfish harvesting regulations
  • Florida Department of Agriculture (941) 833-2552
    For information on temporary closures of shellfish harvesting areas due to red tide or pollution
  • Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve Office (941) 575-5861
  • FDEP Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve Office (239) 463-3240
    For information on conservation and use of marine resources within the aquatic preserves
  • U.S. Coast Guard Station, Fort Myers Beach (239) 463-5754 or VHF Channel 16 or *CG (free cellular)
    For search and rescue assistance
  • Sheriff’s Offices 911 for emergencies
    Lee County – Marine Division (239) 477-1200
    Collier County Sheriff (239) 252-9300 Charlotte County (941) 639-2101
  • West Coast Inland Navigation District (941) 485-9402
    For information on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Lee County Natural Resources Division (239) 533-8109
    Marine Services Program
  • City of Sanibel Natural Resources Department (239) 472-3700
    For information on marine resources and conservation on Sanibel Island
  • Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (239) 472-2329
    For information on marine resources and conservation on Sanibel Island
  • Turtle Time, Inc. (239) 481-5566
    To report sea turtle nests, stranded/dead sea turtles, and tagged turtles
  • Florida Sea Grant Lee County Marine Agent (239) 533-7518
  • Lee County Marine Law Enforcement Task Force (239) 533-8130