Category Archives: 09-28-2011

Fishing – 09-28-2011

AMI inshore, nearshore fishing pre-fall warm-up   Migratory species such as Spanish mackerel, ladyfish, jack crevalle and bluefish are dominating the inshore bite as the season shifts from summer to autumn. Whether you’re fishing the grass flats, beaches or passes, you have the opportunity to catch one of these high-activity fish. First thing to do […]

Obituaries – 09-28-2011

Rebecca S. Wigton Rebecca S. Wigton, 53, of Holmes Beach, died Sept. 17.  She was born in Butler, Pa., and moved to Holmes Beach in 2003. Services were to be private. Memorial donations may be made to Florida Cancer Center or Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Arrangements were by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home. […]

Sports – 09-28-2011

Youth soccer season takes over center field   The dress rehearsals for the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s youth soccer league are over and done. Let the games begin! That’s just what happened last week as the regular season of the AMICC recreational youth soccer league got under way. Though it’s still early, the teams […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE MOEN LAVATORY POP-up, complete new in box, $8. Frank, 941-761-1415. FLY ROD: HEDDON 8.5 foot, Golden Mark 50 with reel and line, $75. Frank, 941-761-1415. TV: ORION, COLOR, 19-inch, $15, TV, nine-inch with swivel base, $10, 941-795-8359. MATCHING TWIN BEDS with frames, headboards, mattresses, box springs. New mattress pads. $100. Call Zan, 813-503-9364. […]