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Catch of the Day: August 16, 2012

Al Smith caught and released this nice snook at his favorite fishing spot.

Al Smith caught and released this nice snook at his favorite fishing spot.

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  • Al Green's Key West fishing trip.
  • Eric Root, of Naples, caught this 9-pound Jack after a 10-minute battle on Saturday morning in Estero Bay.
  • Here is Eric Root with his second Jack that weighed in at 9 1/2 pounds.
  • Larry Harris from Poland caught his first fish in Naples Bay.
  • Holy Mackerel!
  • It looks like something chewed up and swallowed this Red, before Captain Mike Prescott and Ryan Heiser caught it.
  • A barracuda caught by Lisa Hendrickson of Naples.
  • 12-year-old Baylor Rodman and his father caught a 5-foot saw shark off of Coconut Island. Baylor is visiting from New Jersey with his brother, mother and father for the summer.  They spend their summer break in Southwest Florida every year.
  • 12-year-old Baylor Rodman and his father caught a 5-foot saw shark off of Coconut Island. Baylor is visiting from New Jersey with his brother, mother and father for the summer.  They spend their summer break in Southwest Florida every year.
  • Al Smith caught and released this nice snook at his favorite fishing spot.
  • A 7 1/2-foot lemon shark caught by 16-year-old, Chris Thomas.
  • Tanner Nesbit, Parker Hazen, Justin Nesbit and Kyle Nesbit caught nine keeper red grouper on Friday, August 3.  They were 20 miles out of Lover's Key with Jeff Nesbit using live bait.
  • Pablo Codi landed this 16-inch Flounder on August 7 in front of Doc's Beach House.  He used live greenbacks at low tide.
  • Shawn Moore with a nice redfish caught in Estero Bay while using live bait.
  • Jeff Peterson, Jerry Clark and his Son went out 24 miles, and they caught 12 keeper grouper.
  • Rocky from the Vinyards with a 3-foot blacktip shark, which he caught off Marco Island. Ladyfish was used for bait.
  • 9-year-old Chris Scott from California caught this 3 1/2-foot blacktip shark while fishing off Marco Island . He used a pinfish for bait.
  • Robbie with another zilla, thanks to his dad.
  • Robbie stopped fishing for a moment so he could say hi to his mom.
  • Preston and Peyton Smith teamed up to catch and release this nice Snook!
  • A 27-inch catch at Clam Pass.
  • Great grouper trip aboard the Sololobo with Captain Brandon Lawson out of Port-O-Call Marina. They fished 16 miles west of Naples with the Massey group, and they used live and dead bait on a 3/4 day trip catching red grouper.
  • Great grouper trip aboard the Sololobo with Captain Brandon Lawson out of Port-O-Call Marina. They fished 16 miles west of Naples with the Massey group, and they used live and dead bait on a 3/4 day trip catching red grouper.
  • A kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A few kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A few kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.
  • A kingfish caught by Veronica Sandoval of Bonita Springs.

The Naples Daily News and naplesnews.com are showcasing fishing photos from throughout the region. Email your photo to news@naplesnews.com to be considered for this feature.

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