Category Archives: 11-13-2013

Fishing – 11-13-2013

Settling into fall fishing, migratory species don’t disappoint   As we settle into fall, the waters around Anna Maria Island can be a host to a variety of migratory fish. The favorite of these is probably pompano, although Spanish mackerel, bonito, kingfish and shark are becoming readily available. To target pompano, try fishing the beaches […]

Sports – 11-13-2013

No surprises from soccer playoffs, championship matchups   There were no upsets in playoff action in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s fall soccer league. The 8-10 and 11-13 divisions both will pair No. 1 versus No. 2 in championship matchups. Island Pest Control takes on Beach Bistro for the league title in the 8-10 […]

Calendar – 11-13-2013

Wednesday, Nov. 13 9-11:30 a.m. — Anna Maria Garden Club Plant Sale, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607. 2 p.m. — “Celebrating the Holidays with Alzheimer’s,” Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 5:39 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, Nov. 14 5:38 p.m. — Official sunset […]


Veterans and community members gather Nov. 11 in front of Holmes Beach City Hall at the Island Veterans Memorial for the annual Veterans Day Tribute, including coffee and pastries, speeches and songs, a rifle salute, honors and taps, hosted by the Islander and co-sponsored by the Holmes Beach Police Department. Click here for more pics

Island police blotter – 11-13-2013

Anna Maria         • Nov. 3, 500 block of Magnolia Avenue, criminal mischief. A complainant reported the lock on his boat lift control box was broken. • Nov. 3, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria City Pier. A witness called police to report a paraglider appeared to be in trouble while flying above the pier. […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: DELL DUAL 2.8GHz HT, refurbished, $75. 941-756-6728. FREEZER: NINE CUBIC foot chest, $65. 941-778-1620. Holmes Beach. FOR SALE: FANCY gold mirror, $35, antique seahorse lamps, 2/$50, queen bed, white iron, $50. 941-713-5555. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100, above-ground pool, ladder, accessories, 15-18 foot, 1 year old, $100. 941-778-3920. FREEBIE ITEMS […]