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  • Captain Dave Hanson is a native of southwest Florida. He has been fishing local waters since childhood, and has been fishing professionally for over fifteen years. He is Coast Guard licensed, and is a member in good standing of the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce. He has been quoted and featured in several national fishing magazines, and he also appears weekly in the fishing reports sections of the local paper.

  • South West Florida Fishing Report

    Fishbuster Charters Captain Dave Hanson reported, "Jeriah and Amory Whitcraft fished 19 miles west of New Pass on Monday morning, 8/23. They used squid and cut-bait to catch a large number and variety of fish. The couple released six red grouper shorts to 19 inches, a 16-inch gag grouper, seven yellowtail snapper shorts, a 13-inch rudderfish, two triggerfish shorts at 12 inches and 14 inches, a 25-inch ladyfish, and a 13-inch grouper that was either a strawberry grouper or a speckled hind. They caught twenty grunts of which they elected to keep six, and also boxed a 25-inch Spanish mackerel and six keeper lane snapper.

    1.Angler Dave Mungo with a 24-inch black drum, caught on shrimp in southern Estero Bay, on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.

    2.) Angler Lauren Peelman with a 21-inch snook, caught on shrimp and released in southern Estero Bay, on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.

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