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Love is in the Air

June 16, 2023 3:26 pm Published by

Love is in the Air by Mike Smith In those early days of Ocean Reef Club’s operations, Morris Baker recognized the need for guests to be able to do things other than fishing. In 1955, he built a single tennis... Read More »

In Search of The Vampire (Fish)

June 12, 2023 12:40 pm Published by

In Search of The Vampire (Fish) By Mike Love On October 20th, Dr. Riley Love, Guthrie Allen, Gary “The Brain” Narramore and myself, traveled to Columbia, South America, for a multispecies trip with a special focus on the payara, also... Read More »

By Land, Sea and… Air

May 17, 2023 2:21 pm Published by

By Land, Sea and… Air By Mike Smith Officially opened for business in 1951, Ocean Reef Club was off and running. The Club was accessible by land and many drove down from southern Florida. Access was also gained by water... Read More »

He Named His Vision Ocean Reef

May 5, 2023 2:30 pm Published by

He Named His Vision Ocean Reef In 1942, the property that would become Ocean Reef Club was known as the Dispatch Creek Fishing Camp boasting four ramshackle cabins, several docks and a small harbor. The site was only accessible via... Read More »

What IS That Building?

May 5, 2023 9:34 am Published by

What IS That Building? If you are taking your golf cart in for service, sitting on the Airport runway, or even visiting Waste Management, you might have noticed a large, light green building with some delivery trucks in the driveway.... Read More »

Everyone’s a VIP Thanks to Member Guest Services

May 3, 2023 4:34 pm Published by

Everyone’s a VIP Thanks to Member Guest Services By Sarah A. Cart “Think of Member Guest Services as ‘the artist formerly known as Concierge,’” says Kyle Landers of the department he oversees as director of Member Events & Services. The... Read More »

2022 In Review

January 2, 2023 7:27 pm Published by

2022 In Review As we close out another year and prepare for all the New Year promises to bring, we took a sentimental look down memory lane at some of the Ocean Reef Press headlines that best represent 2022 –... Read More »

26th Annual Vintage Weekend

December 12, 2022 9:38 pm Published by

26th Annual Vintage Weekend Giving ‘Em What They Want “They did it right. They did it better than right.” This quote, said by one spectator but felt by all at Weekend’s end, embodies the sentiment of all Vintage Weekend attendees.... Read More »

November Town Hall

December 1, 2022 8:50 pm Published by

November Town Hall Ocean Reef Club Chairman Ray Larkin opened the first Town Hall Meeting of the new season Friday, November 18 with a nod to the historic anniversary year. “I am thrilled to say on behalf of our Board,... Read More »