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Catch of the Day: August 22, 2013

See larger Brian Beckner's children caught this redfish in Estero Bay on August 16 at 9 a.m.  They used live shrimp as bait and also caught other redfish, pampano, mackeral and ladyfish.

Submitted by Brian Beckner

Brian Beckner's children caught this redfish in Estero Bay on August 16 at 9 a.m. They used live shrimp as bait and also caught other redfish, pampano, mackeral and ladyfish.

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  • Shawn Stanley, of Naples, caught this peacock bass in Palmetto Bay using a live shiner.
  • Brian Beckner's children caught this redfish in Estero Bay on August 16 at 9 a.m.  They used live shrimp as bait and also caught other redfish, pampano, mackeral and ladyfish.
  • Father and son, Willy and Balazs Hepp, caught this 46-inch snook using a 2-inch mullet near mangroves on Marco Island on August 18.  They described the catch as an 'ESPN moment' and as 'something you only see in a magazine or on television.'
  • Father and son, Willy and Balazs Hepp, caught this 46-inch snook using a 2-inch mullet near mangroves on Marco Island on August 18.  They described the catch as an 'ESPN moment' and as 'something you only see in a magazine or on television.'
  • Cheryl Boot caught her first halibat off the coast of Homer, Alaska in the 240-foot water of the Gulf of Alaska.
  • Connor Krieger, of Sicklerville, N.J., caught this Spanish Mackerel while fishing off of Gordon's Pass with his grandfather Fred Krieger, of Naples.
  • Bill D'Antuono speared these hogfish, snapper, sheepshead and a 12-pound gag grouper within sight of Naples on Sunday.  He said there was 15-foot visibility. Naples has a lot of sea life near shore that makes for great diving, spearing and fishing!
  • Robbie Sommer caught this tarpon using squid.
  • Juergen Sommer with a nice catch he made with some help from his brother.
  • Jon Harris with a nice catch before sunrise in Tampa.
  • Cameron Kaye caught this snook.  It was his first catch of the day!
  • Christian Sommer with some nice grouper he caught in 10-foot water.
  • Charles Pipitone and Mike Mitchell caught this grouper offshore of Marco Island with Captain Hunter Robertson on the Fish Hunter Charters.
  • Aaron Hautamaki caught this 23-inch chubby red fish on the flats of an outgoing tide in Estero Bay.  He used live shrimp as bait and was fishing in calm waters.
  • Mickey Seminola caught and released this 6-foot blacktip shark.
  • Local realtor Adam Ruud caught this nice jack with Captain Mark Yimin of Fishing Charters of Fort Myers.  He used live pilchards for bait.
  • Matthew Notarfonzo caught this bull redfish off of Estero Bay while fishing with his dad.
  • Chicagoan Nick Rudd caught this snook while fishing with Captain Mark Yimin of Fishing Charters of Fort Myers.
  • Vincent DeCaro caught this butterfly peacock bass off the boat ramp on Alligator Alley at mile marker 35 while fishing with his father, Tony DeCaro.
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  • Adam Finklestein made this nice catch!

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