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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 - FL

    Fishbuster Charters' Captain Dave Hanson reported, "After several days of rain and stormy weather, I got back out fishing on Wednesday, 5/23, when I headed offshore 21 miles with Phil Marcianati and Reid Wisniewski. The guys used squid and cut bait to land a dozen keeper lane snapper to 17 inches. They released two dozen red grouper shorts to 19 inches, along with five 14-inch triggerfish and a 36-inch sharpnose shark.


    John Teichgraeber and his mom, Heidi, fished the backwaters of southern Estero Bay with me on Friday morning, 5/25. They used live shrimp to box a 21-inch redfish, three keeper mangrove snapper, and a 13-inch sheepshead. They released four short sheeps.


    Looks like the tropical depression hanging over our area is going to cancel out a holiday weekend of fishing, but we'll be back out catching whenever we can!"

    1.) Angler Tony Stincon with a true black grouper, which is muchmore rare than gag and red grouper, caught on cut-bait and released 24 mileswest of New Pass on a recent offshore Fishbuster Charter.


    2.) Angler Scott Fritz with a 16-inch lane snapper, caught oncut-bait 23 miles west of New Pass on a recent offshore Fishbuster Charter.
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