Pine Island Eagle Columnsen-usThu, 18 Oct 2018 04:18:35 EDTThu, 18 Oct 2018 04:18:35 EDT the Water: Fishing good despite Hurricane Michael dictated the fishing over the past week as conditions were all over the place. Early in the week as Hurricane Michael was churning in the Gulf of Mexico to our west, we felt outer bands with gusty winds and rain, plus some very high tides.Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTCatch 'em & Cook 'em: Overnight Coffee Cake 3/4 C sugar 1/4 C shortening 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 C flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 1/2 C milk How to: 1. Cream together the sugar, shortening and vanilla 2. Add the egg and mix well 3.Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTWhy bless animals? the last week of September and the first week of October, one of the most asked questions was: "Pastor why are you and other pastors blessing animals on Oct. 6? Is it just to honor S.Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTBeacon of HOPE Wellness Committee: It is time to get your flu shot protect us by working with your body's immune system to prevent serious diseases. When most people are vaccinated, even those who are unable to be vaccinated will be protected it's what is called "herd immunity.Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Good start to October fishing and fishing conditions appear to be improving in many areas around the islands. Much of the week a brisk easterly breeze may have helped push red tide toxins off the coast and away from inshore waters.Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDT