Home' Island Sun : ISN 100915 Contents ISLAND SUN - OCTOBER 9, 2015
On Tuesday, October 13, the
Sanibel Island Fishing Club will
be holding its first meeting of the
upcoming 2015-16 season. The meet-
ing will begin at 6:30 p.m . in the north
room of the The Community House,
located at 2173 Periwinkle Way on
Sanibel. This month’s featured speaker
will begin his presentation at 7 p.m.
sharp. There is no admission charge
for the event and the angling public is
cordially invited to attend. Pizza and
refreshments are available at a nominal
This month’s featured speaker
is Captain John Houston of Native
Fishing Guides, based out of Captiva
Island. Capt. Houston is a fourth gen-
eration Floridian who specializes in
inshore and near shore fishing. Born
and raised on Dinkins Bayou, he has
been on the water fishing his entire life.
Houston will focus his presentation on
what is biting this fall in the backwaters
of Pine Island Sound, including tips on
catching redfish, snook, shark and snap-
per, to mention a few.
More information on Captain
Houston and his charter service can be
found at w ww.nativeguidesfishing.com
or by calling him at 822-3337.
The Sanibel Island Fishing Club
meets monthly through season and
sponsors several group outings as well
as lending support for various fishing-
related charities and organizations such
as START, Lee Reefs and the Sanibel
Sea School. For information on join-
ing the club, contact Rol Campbell at
472-8994 or attend our next meeting.
The Sanibel Island Fishing Club has
been an active social club for more
than 30 years on the island. To learn
more about the club, and to view their
great fishing photos or to explore their
fish recipe section, visit ww w.sani-
Agreat day of fishing was reported
for Indy and Karen Pati this past
Saturday, with a catch of two
redfish, eight trout and a flounder. “The
tide was coming in nicely and there was
a gentle breeze, perfect for drifting over
the grass flats in Pine Island Sound,”
said Karen Pati. “Go fish!”
Eli Frederick, an 8-year-old visiting
from Kentucky, caught a 30-inch
redfish while on a Sea Reed
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Our Annual Inventory Sale
and Pollinator Walk
On Tuesday, October 20, Dee
Serage-Century will lead a
Wildflower and Pollinator Walk
on a Sanibel-Captiva Conservation
Foundation (SCCF) preserve that is gen-
erally closed to the public. Participants
will be looking for the native wildflower,
butterfly pea, and the peaceful bumble
bees that nectar on their beautiful blue
flowers. Meet at the SCCF Nature
Center, 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road
at 8:30 a.m . and carpool from there.
Reservations are required. Call 472-
2329 or email email@example.com for res-
ervations. The walk is free to all.
Coyote and Bear Tales
Learn about two newcomer spe-
cies to the islands on Wednesday,
October 21 at 10 a.m. A coyote
and a Florida black bear were docu-
mented on the island for the first time
in the winter of 2010. Learn about the
behaviors of these two new species
and how to live with them. Coyotes
have now moved into every county in
Florida. The island’s Florida black bear
has been relocated to better habitat.
This program is free to children and
SCCF members, $5 for adults.
Call SCCF at 472-2329 for more
information on these programs unless
otherwise indicated. Sanibel-Captiva
Conservation Foundation is located at
3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road.
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