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Catch of the Day: August 15, 2013

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  • Kacie Moore, of Ohio, caught this bonnethead shark off Marco Island while fishing with her father.
  • Rhys Brossard caught this 26-inch needlefish on Naples Beach using a shiner.
  • Filipe Fernandes caught this huge ladyfish on a jig just off Keewadin Island.
  • Four-year-old Miles Minarich, of Naples, made this catch while lobstering in Islamorada, Fla.
  • Adrianna Moore caught this 10-inch lane snapper and 18-inch grouper on the same hook at the same time while fishing offshore of Naples with her dad.
  • Daniel Kniola caught this 37 ½-inch bull redfish off Marco Island near Cape Romano on Wednesday August 7.  Pictured with Daniel is his brother Nickolas Kniola and his father Dan Kniola and the amazing Captain Loyd!
  • Stephanie Ross caught this nice Mahi Mahi 16 miles out of Marathon in 600 feet of water on Tuesday, August 13.  She was on the Reel Attraction Charter with Captain Rodger.
  • Dean and Joe Tremper, each of New Jersey, with some slot redfish they caught in Estero Bay with Captain Matt DeAngelis on “Get Hooked” Charter Fishing.
  • Jayde Stuller caught her first tarpon with the help of the Wright brothers on the Imperial River using a live shiner.
  • Lou DeAngelis, of Fort Myers, celebrating his 75th birthday with a slot redfish he caught in Estero Bay aboard “Get Hooked” Charter Fishing.
  • Nick Pearson with a 22-inch hogfish he speared in Key Largo on August 4.
  • Nine-year-old Reed Cunningham caught this bass with a rubber worm in a North Naples lake while fishing in the rain with his father Todd Cunningham.
  • Joe Coleman, of Naples, caught this snook using a fly rod while fishing Venetian Bay.
  • Hunter landed this 26-inch redfish in the Naples Bay.
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  • Cory Miller, of West Virginia, caught this bonnethead shark while fishing south of Marco Island with his aunt and uncle, Jim and Retha Holly. He used live shrimp to make his catch.
  • Angler Raul Sousa caught this 28-inch red grouper, the largest of six keeper red grouper he caught that day, while fishing 28 miles west of New Pass with Captain Dave Hanson.
  • Tina Gardiner caught this 40-inch snook caught in Estero Bay on August 7 while fishing with Hawgwild Charter’s Captain Billy Norris.
  • Mason Sampson, of Rhode Island, caught this slot redfish while fishing Estero Bay with Captain Matt DeAngelis on “Get Hooked” Charter Fishing.
  • Marco Islander Adam Schwantner caught and released this goliath grouper, which weighed in over 100 pounds.
  • Craig Gaskins, Simon Dixon, CY Minarich, Dan Brown and Travis Hayes, all of Naples, came away with this haul after lobstering in Islamorada, Fla.
  • Matthew Notarfonzo caught this 80-pound goliath grouper offshore of Naples while fishing with Captain Mike on “MsBhaven” Charters.

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