A photo taken March 27, 1909, on Mound Key shows Buck Fernandez and his wife, Alma, near their wooden shack. The Fernandez family moved to Mound Key from Portugal in 1898 after being robbed by a pirate on Fort Myers Beach. The family fished for decades before moving to Estero, where Tom Fernandez, Buck’s nephew, lives today.

Photo courtesy of the Fernandez family

A photo taken March 27, 1909, on Mound Key shows Buck Fernandez and his wife, Alma, near their wooden shack. The Fernandez family moved to Mound Key from Portugal in 1898 after being robbed by a pirate on Fort Myers Beach. The family fished for decades before moving to Estero, where Tom Fernandez, Buck’s nephew, lives today.

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