"The Almanac never lies. I've had good years the past two and expect the same next year."
-Capt. Tommy Locke, fishing guide, Boca Grande
"It's positive. It's hard to say but a downturn for me would be 10 percent to 20 percent."
”The need just seems to keep growing.”
— Joyce Jacobs, director, Harry Chapin Food Bank
- Capt. Eddie Potter, fishing guide, Boca Grande
"Certainly the prospects look good. Everybody is telling me, while the economy is still sluggish, we're in a better position than we were a year ago."
-Lew Hastings, executive director, Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce
"We walk out our back door every day to some of the best fishing in the world. That puts us in a better position than most any other guides."
-Capt. Sandy Melvin, fishing guide and sporting goods store owner, Boca Grande
"The need just seems to keep growing."
- Joyce Jacobs, director, Harry Chapin Food Bank