Tag Archives: 08-29-2012

Seaweed is tough battle for county, beachfront owners

Seaweed collects on the beach near the BeachHouse Restaurant in Bradenton Beach. County officials at the Aug. 20 Tourist Development Council meeting say they worked around the clock to clear the worst areas. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

The Manatee County Tourist Development Council at its Aug. 20 meeting heard a report from county parks and recreation department head Cindy Turner and natural resources department director Charlie Hunsicker about the influx of seaweed on Anna Maria Island’s Gulf …

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Fishing – 08-29-2012

Zachary Ashby, left, 11, and dad Bob Ashby of Brandon show off Zach’s first monster gag grouper catch. The fish was caught on a pinfish in about 140 feet of water offshore of Anna Maria Island on a charter trip with Capt. Larry McGuire of Show Me the Fish Charters.

Fishing peaks in advance of Isaac’s glancing blow   Inshore fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent, although with Tropical Storm Isaac heading into the Gulf of Mexico, expect to see a slight change in patterns. Redfish, trout and catch-and-release …

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Obituaries – 09-29-2012

No obituaries this week.

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Islander Calendar – 08-29-2012

Friday, Aug. 31 • 6 p.m., Captain’s Meeting, Galati Yacht Basin. Galati Yacht Sales Labor Day Billfish Tournament. Fee applies. Galati Yacht Basin, 900 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0755.   Saturday, Sept. 1         • 6 a.m., fishing …

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Sports – 08-29-2012

Duffy’s Tavern Raiders hold the Super Bowl prize Aug. 23, winning the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football championship game 21-19 over the Agnelli Pool and Spa Dolphins. Pictured are, left to right, Jamie Gregorich, Chris Gillum, Tyler Redmond, Dustin Swain and Mike Gillum of the Duffy’s Tavern team. Islander Photo: Courtesy Troy Shonk

Duffy’s Tavern wins NFL flag football Super Bowl   The Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League saw its coed adult season came to an end Aug. 23 in a Super Bowl match up between Duffy’s Tavern Raiders …

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Island police blotter – 08-29-2012

Anna Maria • Aug. 7, 600 block of Gladiolus Street, recovered property. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a found purse. Deputies were able to identify the property from an April 29 vehicle burglary in Anna Maria. The …

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Island real estate transactions – 08-29-2012

ANNA MARIA RENTAL DATABASE Real estate transactions could not be reported this week due to a technical problem.

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE SPA FOR SALE: 6×6-foot, six-person, three years old, well-cared for, $1,400. 941-447-2116. FRIGIDAIRE WALL OVEN: 24-inch white (installation instructions included), excellent condition, $100. Anna Maria Island. Call 305-607-0329. Great buy! CUISINART PRIVATE RESERVE wine cellar, six bottles, …

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