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Catch of the Day: June 7, 2012

Gianni Hinkson holding a Snook.  This catch was made on the morning of May 30 during high tide on Bonita Beach in front of Ambassador Condominium.

Gianni Hinkson holding a Snook. This catch was made on the morning of May 30 during high tide on Bonita Beach in front of Ambassador Condominium.

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  • This shark was caught off shore on May 22, 2012.
  • Geoff with his 40-to-50-pound Tarpon, which was caught in backwater near Wiggins Pass.
  • Doug caught this Redfish while fishing Rookery Bay.  He was on a backwater fishing charter in Rookery Bay with Captain Chris Abdo when he hooked a nice Redfish.
  • Brothers, Jacen and Gianni Hinkson, with a Black Drum.  They made this catch on the morning of May 30 during high tide on Bonita Beach in front of Ambassador Condominium.
  • Jacen Hinkson holding a Black Drum.  This catch was made on the morning of May 30 during high tide on Bonita Beach in front of Ambassador Condominium.
  • Gianni Hinkson holding a Snook.  This catch was made on the morning of May 30 during high tide on Bonita Beach in front of Ambassador Condominium.
  • Captain Dennis Scurat of the Carol B with a nice Snook, which was caught two and a half miles west of Gordon's Pass.  This fish was one of many.
  • Bill Popp at Egrets Walk in Pelican Marsh has a gold mine in his backyard.  The little pond has bigger bass then he caught in Lake George, NY.  He caught two Large Mouth Bass about a month apart on a light rod with a rubber worm and 10-pound test line.
  • Bill Popp with a ten pound Large Mouth Bass, which he caught in a pond behind his condo on Pelican Marsh.  Bill is enjoying his retirement from Saks 5th Ave in Naples.
  • Nathan Richardson, 8, with his first Red Fish.  The Red Fish was 20 inches long.  He made this catch near Johnson Bay.
  • The Pure Naples (formerly Cruise Naples) group left their berth at Tin City on the M/V Lady Brett with Captain Neal Skove and Deckhand Mike Wydysh. Their customer, angler Robert Pet, caught a six-foot, 60-pound Barrcuda approximately eight miles off the Naples coast in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 45-inch Snook caught by Paula Brothers while fishing with big threads off the beach south of Marco Island
on Captain Bruce Jackmack's boat.
  • Alex Simmons caught this seven foot Hammerhead Shark on Marco Island with a cut piece of mullet for bait.
  • Alex Simmons caught this seven foot Hammerhead Shark on Marco Island with a cut piece of mullet for bait.
  • Kevin Weber of the 'Get Snookerd' fishing team holding a 35-pound Kingfish, which was caught by teammate Michelle Jackson during the Fort Myers Kingfish Classic Tournament   This catch earned the team a third place finish, Top Lady Angler honors, and a nice payday.
  • Chris Workman of the 'Get Snookerd' tournament fishing team holding a giant 71-pound Amberjack, which was caught using live bait while bottom fishing.
  • Kevin Weber of the 'Get Snookerd' fishing team landed a couple of nice Red Snappers recently while fishing 90 miles out of Gordon's Pass using live thread fins for bait.
  • Jim Kurth fishing with the 'Get Snookerd' team.  He landed the largest Red Snapper of the day on a small spinning rod.
  • John and Kevin with some beautiful Red Snappers, which were caught recently on the 'Get Snookerd's' contender fishing 90 miles out of Gordon's Pass using live bait
  • Kevin Weber holding a large Red Grouper, which was caught on a live Pinfish while on a recent offshore trip.
  • The 'Get Snookerd' fishing team with all they could hold. If u would like to catch these caliber of fish contact Captain Mike Avinon on the Findictive Charters.  'He will put you on em.'
  • Nicki Dawson with the biggest Sheepshead she has ever seen.
  • The M/V Lady Brett, lead by Captain Chad Brown and Deckhand Mike Wydysh, ten miles southwest off the entrance to Gordon's Pass on an overcast day with light raining.  

Cheryl Schwarz - Red Snapper
Kendrick Schwarz - Grouper
Harry Schwarz Jr - Grouper / Red Snapper / Shark
Gerald Jensen - Shark
Stephen Webb - Grouper / Red snapper
Jeff Barker - Bonita / Shark
Tommy Baker - Shark
Mike Steggall - Shark / Grouper / Bonita
  • Denis Brossard with a small Snook caught on a gulp shrimp just inside Gordon's Pass in Naples.
  • A 22-inch Snapper caught offshore with cut threads free lining with Captain Scott.
  • A nice Snook.

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