Category Archives: 08-29-2012

Seaweed is tough battle for county, beachfront owners

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 of Mexico shoreline and the subsequent cleanup. Turner said she’s taken numerous calls from people […]

Fishing – 08-29-2012

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 snook are abundant on grass flats in water depths of 2-4 feet. Try looking for […]

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 begins, Galati Yacht Sales Labor Day Billfish Tournament. Fee applies. Galati Yacht’s Basin, 900 S. […]

Sports – 08-29-2012

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 and Agnelli Pool and Spa Dolphins. The shorthanded Raiders, able to dress only five players […]

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 owner of the purse was notified. She told deputies she would collect her property when […]

Sand box

Holmes Beach city hall, public works and the police department report handing out 1,150 sandbags last week to residents preparing for the predicted arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac in the Tampa Bay area. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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, $50. Slow cooker, 5.5 quart, manual, cookbook, $10. Marion, 941-761-1415. POOL STEPS, 3-up, $50, mulch […]