Local News

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report 8/25

Fall redfish schools are right on schedule. On all of my recent client trips we are catching double digits on the slow days. Incoming high tide is the best time to fish. North of the Homosassa River it is mostly a live bait game because of the floating grass. A… Read More Read More

Spring Hill’s World Championship Chicken Plucking Contest

Spring Hill first appeared on Hernando County Maps in the mid-1800s along what is today Fort Dade Avenue just north of the community of Wiscon. The modern Spring Hill was founded in 1967 as a planned community,   developed by the Deltona Corporation and built by the Mackle Brothers. The plans… Read More Read More

NatureCoaster.com is Growing

This week we surpassed 700 NatureCoaster.com e-news subscribers! Thank you NatureCoasters™- you are the people who love Florida’s Nature Coast and want to connect with what’s happening throughout Citrus, Hernando and Pasco Counties. Our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn presence is growing and we are so happy to be of service… Read More Read More

Istachatta Library Station scheduled to Close

Library services at the Istachatta Library Station will soon cease due to the property being declared surplus.  A “soft-closing” is in progress with final closing anticipated in mid-September 2016. After the mid-September closure, patrons can continue to receive library services from these locations: *             East Branch, 6457 Windmere Rd., Brooksville,… Read More Read More

Butterfly Gardening

Learn the secrets to bring a flutter of life to your yard. Nectar and host plants will be discussed along with other information on how to make your home a butterfly haven. Spring Hill Branch Library 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill Wednesday, July 27 @ 10:30 AM… Read More Read More

Fishing Report from Captain Toney

This was the first week I dove in the clear Gulf waters north of the Homosassa channel. Just as everyone was saying there were plenty of scallops. The tide was near low and about 3 to 4 feet deep. Most of the scallops harvested were good size and we culled… Read More Read More

Fresh-to-Table: “New Farm Food” for NatureCoasters™

Looking for an approach to eating that’s so fresh you can taste it? Fresh-to-Table restaurants are making waves in the culinary industry, including some on the shores of the NatureCoast. Chefs worth their salt always pick top-shelf ingredients as the first step in creating a truly remarkable meal, and freshness… Read More Read More