Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usWed, 16 Aug 2017 09:35:55 EDTWed, 16 Aug 2017 09:35:55 EDT the Water: Fishing during the dog days of summer we roll into the month of August, you can truly feel the dog days of summer in Southwest Florida.You can count on just about every day being hot and sticky. This is a quiet month for anglers but there are good fishing possibilities on the water.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Inducing unconsciousness guess I've been watching too many old films noir.No matter who plays Philip Marlowe, the famous Raymond Chandler fictional detective, the Marlowe character is clunked over the head at least six times in every movie and is rendered unconsciou.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: White ibis statewide the population of the white ibis is in decline, this unmistakable bird is found abundantly throughout Southwest Florida. Its long de-curved beak and its legs turn bright red when the white ibis is in breeding plumage.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTPoetic License: E-mails from poetswife3 <a href=''></a> TO: <a href=''>cyberp@yenta.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Zamia: Cardboard palm (Zamia furfuracea) is a cycad, one of the most ancient of plant species. This particular cycad is native to parts of Mexico and Veracruz and has become a favorite in Florida.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT