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Catch of the Day: Dec. 19, 2013

Don Rench caught this beautiful red grouper using live bait. He was with Captain Shawn Smith on the 'Fishin Knott.'

Don Rench caught this beautiful red grouper using live bait. He was with Captain Shawn Smith on the "Fishin Knott."

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  • Dolph Highmark, of West Hartford, Conn., caught his limit of red grouper aboard the Alabama with Captain Craig. They fished in 60 feet of water in absolutely ideal conditions due west of Naples. Highmark, a visitor of Naples since 1959, was on his semi-annual visit to Naples the week of Thanksgiving.
  • Ten-year-old Mason Abbott caught this 4-pound sheepshead using shrimp as bait at Jolly Bridge near Marco Island on a sunny afternoon.
  • Three generations of the Murdock family, with captain Shawn Smith, holding an over-sized snook, which they caught and released.
  • Tony Carter and Captain Shawn Smith holding a nice kingfish. It was caught on a live pilchard flat-lined out while grouper fishing.
  • Scout Dingman, a guest of the Lemon Tree Inn of Naples, went fishing with her dad, Darrin Dingman. She caught her first red fish, which she later released.
  • Don Rench caught this beautiful red grouper using live bait. He was with Captain Shawn Smith on the 'Fishin Knott.'

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