Now that it's mid-May, the winter residents (snow birds) seem to mostly left for the northward migration and it's nice and quiet on Pine Island, little traffic on the roads or the bike path. There was a small crowd at the Bokeelia fishing pier this morning, May is one of the best fishing months on Pine Island. You can fish all day long at the Bokeelia Fishing Pier for only $8. Bait is also sold.
The Frangi Pangi trees and Royal Poinciana trees are coming into full bloom and it's just a beautiful time of year on Pine Island. All we need is rain, most of Florida has been in an extended drought this year. Our rainy season should start soon (a decent rain storm is predicted for this Wednesday May 24, and I hope this will be the start of relief from dry weather.