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Catch of the Day: April 4, 2013

 Jon Kent visiting from Arkansas caught and released this 37' snook in a neighborhood lake in Naples. He was using a spinner bait on a sunny late afternoon.

Jon Kent visiting from Arkansas caught and released this 37" snook in a neighborhood lake in Naples. He was using a spinner bait on a sunny late afternoon.

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  • Brock Bordeau caught this monster largemouth bass in a private lake in Naples just before he went to church on Easter morning. He released the bass unharmed after his father snapped this picture.
  • Twelve-year-old Andrew Seleen, of Twin Cities, Minn., caught a 12-pound blacktip shark off Marco Island.
  • Twelve-year-old Andrew Seleen, of Twin Cities, Minn., caught a 12-pound blacktip shark off Marco Island.
  • Mike Johnston, of Marco Island, caught this big gag grouper last week off Marco Island in three-to-four foot seas with cut bait while fishing for snapper.  He can't wait until grouper season opens next week.
  • Nine-year-old Avery Chaput, of Big Rapids, Mich., caught a 21-inch, 5-pound sheepshead on Easter in Snook Hole Pass while fishing with her grandparents, who are from Goodland.
  • Lindsay Balaney, of Stewartsville, N.J., caught this 33-inch red grouper while fishing with Captain Al Jennings, of Marco Island, Fla.
  • Seven-year-old Hailey, of Marco Island, caught her first grouper off Marco Island using squid.
  •  Jon Kent visiting from Arkansas caught and released this 37' snook in a neighborhood lake in Naples. He was using a spinner bait on a sunny late afternoon.
  • Ann Cashin, of Marco Island, caught this tuna mackerel off the Pacific Coast of Coast Rica while fishing with her cousin, Sue Czerwinski. They caught 16 tuna mackerel and one red snapper.
  • This 10-pound largemouth  bass was caught by Jake Hein in a pond in Bonita Bay.
  • First time fishing and hooked for life! 14-year-old Kyle Rabin, of Highland Park, Ill., caught this 10-pound red fish while visiting his grandfather, Howard Edision.  He used shrimp as bait.  The fish was caught in Pine Island with guide Captain Miles Merideth.
  • John Mace caught this lemon shark, which he released immediately, at Lovers Key/Carlos Pass.
  • Jackson Fagan caught a sheepshead at the Naples Pier with Fred Herman Jones using shrimp on Easter Sunday.
  • Wilson Sullivan caught this crevalle jack while fishing with Captain Steve Westervelt in Rookery Bay on March 22, 2013 using live shrimp.

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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