• South West Florida Fishing Report - FL

    Fishbuster Charters
    (239) 947-1688 http://fishbustercharters.com/Index.html fishbuster@comcast.net
  • 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, "On Tuesday morning, 6/5, I fished the backwaters of southern Estero Bay with Rick and Patty Mason. They used live shrimp to catch four keeper mangrove snappers and released eight short mangs. Patty also released a 24-inch crevalle jack, and got broken off a couple of times by larger fish.


    Friday morning, 6/8, I fished with brothers Ashton and Noah Lockhart and their friend, Joey Beech, in southern Estero Bay. The guys used live shrimp to box a 22-inch redfish, a 14-inch sheepshead, and a keeper mangrove snapper. They released a few short mangs and a 16-inch crevalle jack."

    1.) Angler Tom Maby with a 36-inch sharpnose shark, caught oncut-bait and released 23 miles west of New Pass on a recent offshore FishbusterCharter.



    2.) Angler Phil Marcianato with a 14-inch triggerfish, one offive he and his buddy caught on squid and released 21 miles west of New Pass ona recent offshore Fishbuster Charter.
  • Search Fishin.com

  • Recent Articles

    Mike Gerry

    Some Winter Fishing Locations on Lake Guntersville

    As we approach the colder winter months and I start looking for the winter bite, I get reminded why the upper river appeals to me for my winter search of bigger fish. My first reason is shallow water has its advantages in the winter; next I’m better at fishing shallow than deep... read more
    Mike Gerry 1 Week Ago
    Mike Gerry

    The Keys to Froggin Grass

    Guntersville has its ups and downs but one thing, one presentation that remains high on the list of fun for the fall fisherman is frog fishing. The key to frog fishing is finding productive grass mats, or to figure out what grass area are productive for the frog bite. Well I... read more
    Mike Gerry 2 Weeks Ago
    Judy Helmey

    We Got Ship Worms! Oh My!

    I ask my good friend Captain Steve “Triple Trouble” Howell to do a little checking on the web to see what he could find out these darn worms. He is a whiz at this sort of stuff! As it turns out the so called ship worms are not worms at all. They are basically in the saltwater... read more
    Judy Helmey 3 Weeks Ago
    Mike Gerry

    Some Fall Fishing Changes

    Habits change in the fall these changes and these pattern movements in fall fishing occurs more in how the largemouth bass changes their habits, and why they relate to open flats more than any time of the year. Reason is simple, bass will more often follow the forage or bait... read more
    Mike Gerry 3 Weeks Ago