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Catch of the day: Southwest Florida anglers show off the big ones: May 26, 2011

See larger Curt Backus of Michigan caught this 26-inch redfish while fishing with his son, local guide Brett Backus. Email your image to news@naplesnes.com to be considered for this feature.

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Curt Backus of Michigan caught this 26-inch redfish while fishing with his son, local guide Brett Backus. Email your image to news@naplesnes.com to be considered for this feature.

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  • Mark Goddard landed this blacktip shark while fishing with mullet off Big Carlos Pass. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Keith Bowers and Jeff Peterson caught this nurse shark while fishing off Naples beach near Seagate. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Cy Harris of Iron Mountain, Mich. caught this 22-inch flounder while fishing with local guide Sam Pietrofitta near off Wiggins Pass. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Caden Fischer, 8, caught this African pompano off Marco Island while fishing in the Marco Island Kingfish Tournament. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Melissa Foster-Smith holds up a 30-inch redfish she caught while fishing Estero Bay with artificial lures. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Richard Loescher with a 34-inch snook he caught while kayak fishing the Clam Pass area. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Josie Bucel Pendarvis of Naples caught this 24-inch snook using pilchards as bait while fishing in Estero Bay on Mother's Day with her son, Stuart Widner. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Jack Glaser from Dayton, Ohio caught this 24-inch snook while fishing the Ten Thousand Islands with live shrimp. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Veronica Benitez of North Naples caught this snook while fishing near Wiggins Pass with live shrimp. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Lee Tew, Evergreen Park, Ill., left, with a 28-inch grouper he landed while fishing on an offshore charter. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Damon Jobin of California caught this redfish while fishing the Johnson Bay area with local guide Craig C. Jobin, Damon's brother. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Curt Backus of Michigan caught this 26-inch redfish while fishing with his son, local guide Brett Backus. Email your image to news@naplesnes.com to be considered for this feature.
  • George Vaught of Bonita Springs caught this 20-inch saltwater catfish while fishing the St. Petersburg area. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Rick Clotz landed this largemouth bass while fishing in the Vineyards neighborhood in Naples. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Rhys Brossard holds up the first place trophy for speckled seatrout, which he won while fishing the Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament with local guide Mike Prescott. Brossard's actual catch was 22 inches. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Jack Epstein, 16, of Philadelphia landed this snook while fishing near Marco Island with his grandfather Wally Labermeier and friend Lloyd Liggett. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Lisa Hendrickson landed this 30-inch redfish while fishing the coastal Everglades. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Lee Kamp of North Bend, Wash. landed this Spanish mackeral while fishing with artificials at Naples Pier. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Dan Goodman holds up a 40-pound kingfish he caught while fishing offshore with local guide Jim Klavin. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Lisa Marie Lange of Wisconsin caught a 20-pound tarpon while fishing in Ten Thousand Islands with local guide Kurt Thomas. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.
  • Magen Kellam  26-redfish near the mouth of the Chatham River in the Ten Thousand Islands on her first-ever fishing trip. Email your image to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.

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