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Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Captain Dave's Fishing Tip #1: Catching crevalle jacks is always fun. Pound for pound, they are one of the toughest fighters. Their strength has earned them the title of, "bulldogs of the bay." Large schools of jacks roam the beaches, passes, rivers and creeks, and they will eat most anything. ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

Helping shelter dogs is the most rewarding! They were all puppies who for one reason or another didn't get to the right home or lost their parent. Rescuing and saving a life is fantastic for you and for the pet. I have 3 rescue dogs at home and I am amazed of the different personality they ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

Saving sweet Pixie!!Over the last few weeks you are probably wondering what happened to some of the dogs and cats we had in the paper. Our thoughts have been for the pets we rescue and if an other Rescue decide to take them we are fine with it. We are a last resort Rescue which means that we ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich." Louis SabinHelping others, Helping Oreo...In this time of need many families have a hard time with their four legged friends. We got a call for a little guy by the name of Oreo who has seizures and ...

What a Catch!: Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Fishing Tip #1: When circle-hook regulations first took effect, there was some resistance from anglers who were used to fishing with "J" hooks. At first, I was also skeptical. But, after using circle hooks for a long time now, I find that they are very effective with live bait, even for the ...

Capt. Dave Hanson shares tales of fishing adventures

On Saturday morning, March 16, I fished the backwaters of southern Estero Bay with James Partyka and his friend, Stuart. The guys used live shrimp to catch ten mangrove snapper, including four keepers. They released a small sand bream, four sailcats ranging 18 to 20 inches, and five crevalle ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

As you know we didn't have our annual garage sale so we posted this week on the neighborhood site some great items that were given to us. All in great condition from: standing ice bucket, paintings, kids boating vests and beach chairs, different decors, mirror and so much more. Please visit the ...

Pet Pals

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such a devotion. UnknownA Bully Week!! Bully Breeds. What are bully breeds? Bully breed is a ...

Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Fishing Tip #1: Fish in heavily fished areas tend to be leery because they have been spooked too often. Fishing pressure can compromise your success in a big way. So, stay off the beaten trail-with summer's high-tides, it is easy to explore the far reaches of salt creeks and tide marshes. These ...

Fire and Life Safety Plan Examination and Permitting

Hello Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas!This month we would like to highlight some excellent news from the Life Safety Division of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department regarding a new service we introduced this year. We are very excited to announce that we are now ...