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Local anglers turn out for Holloway Tournament

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com Ernestine Holloway Squires reports that the 23rd annual Bobby Holloway Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament held this past weekend was an amazing event. “We had an amazing turn out -- 69 adult boats and 12 youth," said Holloway Squires, an organizer and hostess ...

On the Water: Another week of up and down weather

It would be great to have one solid week that we could talk about fishing without weather concerns. Once again over the past week, conditions were good early to mid-week, then winds ramped up for the weekend with much needed rain and thunderstorms Sunday. April generally brings us relatively ...

On the Water: Strong winds disrupt some good fishing

It feels like we are in a pattern where every two weeks a cool front drops down to end the week and gives us strong gusty winds and chilly days for the weekend. This past week was more of the same -- good weather and fishing, followed with unfavorable conditions that kept all but the true ...

A variety of fish caught over the week

Despite a little wind, anglers fared well through the week ahead of a cool front that brought rain and strong winds for the weekend. Offshore reports came early in the week ahead of rough seas that settled in mid-week. Fishing over hard or coral bottom, several boats report limiting on red ...

Islanders have experience with large sawfish

Special to The Eagle My girlfriend Courtney Westmiller and I walk out to the Matlacha pier to watch the sunrise every morning. One recent morning we were running a bit behind, but being a little late is what led us to be part of such a great experience. An older gentleman was fishing and ...