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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, "Paul Stanek, joined by his sister, Rose, and her husband, Frank, fished a catch-and-release trip in southern Estero Bay with me on Wednesday, 2/5/20. They used live shrimp to catch eleven sheepshead and one small Spanish mackerel.

    Mike Wickman and Tom Weinstein fished the southern end of Estero Bayís backwaters with me on a very windy Friday morning, 2/7. The guys used live shrimp to catch ten sheepshead, including two keepers at 16 inches and 14 inches. They also released a 21-inch seatrout, due to the current moratorium on harvesting trout."

    1.) Angler Cody Cruzan with an 18-inch red grouper, one of several red grouper shorts, caught on squid and cut-bait and released 20 miles west of New Pass on a recent offshore Fishbuster Charter.

    2.) Angler Kate Cruzan with a near-15-inch keeper triggerfish, caught on squid and released, 20 miles west of New Pass on a recent offshore Fishbuster Charter.

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