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Catch of the Day: March 15, 2012

See smaller Mitchell Stone, of Tampa, with a 15 pound snook he caught and released on March 12, 2012.

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Mitchell Stone, of Tampa, with a 15 pound snook he caught and released on March 12, 2012.

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  • Amanda Ohlis caught her very first fish, a 14 inch sheepshead, in Estero Bay with Captain Dan Leonard.
  • John-John Brossard with the five-foot bull shark he caught, tagged and released on Saturday, March 10 out of Marco Island.
  • Derick Swank of Naples caught this 15 pound permit fish using shrimp as bait, out about 10 miles in the Gulf.  While reeling it in, a 10 foot  bullhead shark bit the tail off of the fish.  He was fishing with Capt. Jimbo Hail in the Gulf.
  • Ken Ford with his catch, a black tip shark.
  • Jasmine Ford holding a sheepshead that she caught in March.
  • Captain Mark Yimin, of fishingchartersfortmyersfl.com, with a snook that he caught using fresh, live pilchards for bait.
  • Kevin Weber, with a 40 pound amberjack caught onboard the Getsnookerd fishing team's Contender 54 miles west of Gordon's Pass using a butterfly jig.
  • Jack Terria holding a sheepshead that he caught in March.
  • Cheri Coyner of Estero, Florida, caught this 25 inch redfish in Estero Bay with live shrimp.
  • Jason Ulrich with a 30 inch, 10 pound snook caught in Estero Bay on Sunday, March 11, 2012.
  • Mark Williams with a 26 inch, seven-pound sea trout that he caught in Estero Bay on Sunday, March 11, 2012.
  • John Johnson caught this black drum off Seagate Beach on March 11.
  • Mitchell Stone, of Tampa, with a 15 pound snook he caught and released on March 12, 2012.
  • Margaret Smith with a 13 pound redfish, caught and released on March 8, 2012.
  • Roger Bill of Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, caught this 33 pound black drum using live shrimp for bait. Bill, a member of the Boat Club of Naples, caught the drum west of channel marker #71 in Dollar Bay.
  • Alex Cabada caught this 33 inch redfish with a thread.
  • Nick Chickering, of Team Smile Maker, landed this 33 pound kingfish while fishing 25 miles off the coast of Naples.  It ate a live bluerunner, slow trolled off the downrigger.
  • Brody Buczko caught this 21 inch, five-pound largemouth bass in a lake behind his house while fishing with his brother, Beau Buczko.
  • Beau Buczko caught this five-pound largemouth bass in a lake behind his house while fishing with his brother, Brody Buczko.

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