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What a Catch!: Capt. Dave’s fishing report

After Tropical Storm Elsa finally cleared our area, I fished in Estero Bay’s backwaters on Thursday morning, July 8, with Jacob Siebert, Dave Mungo, and friend, Brandon. They used live shrimp to catch-and-release 31 mangrove snapper shorts and a half-dozen short sheepshead. They boxed a ...

PET PALS: Puppies in need of foster care

The puppies are about 4 months old maybe 5.  They are young and need to get out. Come all vetted. Give them a chance. All come vaccinated and with papers of course. Great dogs, just need foster. Will be adopted fast!!! If you can help please call 239-281-0739 or email us at ...

PET PALS: Fosters needed ASAP!

These three little ones need foster ASAP! All scheduled to be vetted, spayed and neutered next week. All are in homes right now and the male and female Dachshund mix will need to remain together. If you can help please call 239-281-0739 or email us ASAP at pets@findahomegiveahome.com. They ...

Capt. Dave’s fishing report

Jason and Eileen Whitaker, joined by their friends, Brent and Angie, fished on a drizzly Friday morning, June 4, in southern Estero Bay, using live shrimp. They boxed four keeper mangrove snapper, and released two short sheepshead. Ian Flora and his son, Ian fished southern Estero Bay's ...

Capt. Dave’s fishing report

Matt Hickox and his son, Jackson, fished southern Estero Bay’s backwaters on Friday morning, May 28, and used live shrimp to catch thirteen mangrove snapper, including five keepers to 12 inches. They also released one mojarra, a short snook, a crevalle jack, and ten short ...

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 ...