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Wednesday, December 8 : 9 am - Noon

718 Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
$20.00 PP

Working Waterfront Guided Tour - 12/08/21

The commercial fisheries industry of Lee County represents an important component of the Florida commercial seafood industry. Finfish and shellfish were landed in Lee County. Many different varieties of finfish and shellfish are commercially targeted by vessels which homeport on Pine Island and San Carlos Island. The most important species group landed commercially in Lee County, however, is shrimp.

Learn firsthand about the Fort Myers Beach Shrimping Industry and the San Carlos Island Working Waterfront. The Ostego Bay Marine Science Centers offers a guided tour of the Fort Myers Beach Working Waterfront Commercial Shrimp Fishing Industry. The Working Waterfront is a community of servicing organizations which supports the local commercial fishing industry. You'll learn about Florida's Pink Shrimp and see first hand what it takes to support this this multi million dollar industry, from unloading to retail, welding shops to the net house. This is our effort to preserve the cultural heritage of this unique and historic maritime community and you get to learn all about our local seafood. The cost for the Tour is only $20.00 per adult and $10.00 for children over 6 years of age.

Click HERE now to register.

Call the Marine Science Center at 239-765-8101 for further information.

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Ostego Bay Foundation, Inc. - A member supported organization
718 Fisherman's Wharf - Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 - 239-765-8101