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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.

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    Fishbuster Charters' Captain Dave Hansonreported, "The nexttime I got out fishing was on Tuesday, 6/26, with Mike Piascik and his twosons, John and Chris. We fished in spots 18 to 22 miles west of New Pass, usingsquid and cut-bait. The guys boxed fourteen keeper lane snapper to 14 inches,along with a dozen good-sized grunts. They released fifteen red grouper shortsto 17 inches, and battled two sharpnose sharks and a big sandbar shark.

    On Wednesday morning, 6/27, Ifished offshore, 20 miles west of New Pass with Alan Chud and Nigel Hollidge.The guys used cut-bait and squid to catch and release fifteen red groupershorts to 18 inches. They also got into some Spanish mackerel, and boxed sevenof those, all around 24 inches long. They added to the box ten keeper lanesnapper to 12inches, and released eight additional lanes that they had no needfor.

    Saturday morning, 6/30, Ifished offshore with Sherri Kemp, her son, Lane, and his girlfriend, Haley. Westarted out fishing about 18 miles west of New Pass, but the dolphin showed upto compete with us for fish, so we moved out to 22 miles, where the family usedcut-bait and squid to box twenty keeper lane snapper. They also releasedfifteen red grouper shorts to 19 inches."


    1.) Angler Joey Beech with a 22-inch redfish, caught on shrimpin Estero Bay on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.




    2.) Angler Logan Foley with a 38-inch sharpnose shark, caught oncut-bait and released 22 miles west of New Pass on a recent offshore FishbusterCharter.

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