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Catch of the Day: May 31, 2012

See smaller Tim Minick with a nice trout he caught on a shrimp near Brush Island.

Tim Minick with a nice trout he caught on a shrimp near Brush Island.

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  • The Masked Marauder, Dave Gardner, with his huge Jack Crevalle.  It was caught in Gordon Pass using live bait.
  • Derrick Horn, 24, on vacation from Audubon, NJ catches his first Red Grouper.  He was aboard the Dalis, and he 34 miles from shore.
  • Jose Picot shows off his 42-inch Barracuda, which was caught 15 miles west of Sanibel Island using a 2-ounce White Tail Jig tipped with squid.  The weather was sunny and clear with the seas less than two feet.
  • Milos Simovic with his catch.
  • Rocky Patel and Anthony Chinaglia with their catches.
  • Rocky Patel, Anthony Chinaglia and Milos Simovic with their catches.
  • Ryan McLaughlin of Naples shows off his Black Tip Shark, which was five-foot-six-inches long and over 100 pounds.  He caught and released it at Doctors Pass in Naples.
  • Don Hafner, Mike Sigrist, Nancy Francis and Jerry Francis limited out on Red Grouper.  They were fishing 30 miles off of Marco Island.  All the fish were 25 inches or more; one was 30 inches.
  • Alyssa Mayo from Naples caught this nine-and-a-half-pound Mutton Snapper half a mile off of WPB Inlet on Sunday  Alyssa used a 20-pound test line with a spinning rod.
  • James Mikulski, 10, from Pittsburgh, PA with a 20-pound Sharpnose Shark, which he caught while fishing off Marco Island.  He caught this on chunks of ladyfish while fishing with his grandfather Joe.  He caught five Sharpnose Sharks that day along with a huge stingray.
  • Naples locals, Kirstin Koert and Connor Koert, brought in some catches off the coast of Islamorada, FL on a family trip.  Kirstin caught a triple tail, and Connor caught a dolphin.
  • Marc and Matt Milk of Marco Island landed this 40-pound Wahoo while fishing in Marathon over Memorial Day weekend.  They used skirted ballyhoo during the early morning of one-to-two foot seas.
  • Tim Minick with a nice trout he caught on a shrimp near Brush Island.
  • Gregory Pakaluk, 8, of Ave Maria caught this four-pound Large Mouth Bass in the lake behind his home in Hampton Village.  He was fishing using a plastic worm on an overcast Memorial Day morning.
  • 10-pound Hogfish speared in Dry Tortugas aboard the Ultimate Getaway with a group of divers from Kevin Sweeney's SCUBAdventures on Creech Road.
  • Scuba picture taken on the Baja California Wreck, which is 60 miles out of Naples.
  • A tarpon jumping by a jetski.  Taken with a GoPro.
  • Bill Stoutenburg and Pat Metro fished Rookery Bay with Captain Bruce Jackmack on Wednesday morning.  They boated over twenty Snook, including three between 35 and 40 inches and weighing between 16 and 20 pounds.
  • Bill Stoutenburg and Pat Metro fished Rookery Bay with Captain Bruce Jackmack on Wednesday morning.  They boated over twenty Snook, including three between 35 and 40 inches and weighing between 16 and 20 pounds.
  • Bill Stoutenburg and Pat Metro fished Rookery Bay with Captain Bruce Jackmack on Wednesday morning.  They boated over twenty Snook, including three between 35 and 40 inches and weighing between 16 and 20 pounds.

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