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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 Hanson reported, "After many days of rough seas, NOAA predicted calmer seas on Tuesday, 1/29. But, Joe Kovach and his dad, Paul, didnít trust the forecast, and neither did I, after seeing that seas were very rough the previous day, and predicted to get back to 4 feet on Wednesday. So the guys decided to fish the backwaters instead. We fished an outgoing tide in southern Estero Bay, using live shrimp. The guys caught five sheepshead, including three keepers to 16 inches.'


    Steve and Beth Wilson, joined by their friends, Steve and Judy Sonda, fished southern Estero BayĎs backwaters with me on Thursday, 1/31. The sheepshead bite was on and, using live shrimp, the group caught fourteen keeper sheepshead to 19 inches."

    1.) Angler Frank Fanta with a 16-inch sheepshead, the largest ofseveral keeper sheepshead he caught on shrimp in Estero Bay on a recent inshoreFishbuster Charter.


    2.) Angler Mark Nichols with an 18-inch redfish, caught onshrimp and released in Estero Bay on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.
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