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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, "Winds howled all week, and seas offshore were too rough to go out. Friday morning, 2/28, with winds still strong, and temps beginning in the forties, Mike Connealy, joined by friend, Bob Walz and Bobís son, Bobby, fished southern Estero Bayís backwaters with me, using live shrimp. The sheepshead were biting well, and we boxed seven of those that ranged from 13 inches to 17 inches, and released five shorts. We also released a short mangrove snapper and a puffer-fish.

    1.) Angler Elizabeth Venturin with an 21-inch redfish caught on shrimp and released, due to the current harvesting moratorium) in southern Estero Bay on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.

    2.) Angler David Dunbar with a 26-inch sailcat, which may have rivaled the nine-pound record in FL, caught on shrimp, and released in southern Estero Bay on a recent inshore Fishbuster Charter.
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