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Catch of the Day: Feb. 14, 2013

Sean Chelette and Darwin Lowery were selected to go offshore with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team, and were rewarded with a black grouper and a gag grouper. The two men and the fishing team were in Goodland for the Wounded Warrior Project's 'Take a Soldier Fishing' tournament.

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Sean Chelette and Darwin Lowery were selected to go offshore with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team, and were rewarded with a black grouper and a gag grouper. The two men and the fishing team were in Goodland for the Wounded Warrior Project's "Take a Soldier Fishing" tournament.

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  • Tom Hardin, of Naples, and Captain Rainey Fongemie of South Bay Marina display a 100 pound black drum that Hardin's wife, Bonnie, caught while fishing north of Wiggins Pass. The fish was caught with a spinning rod on 12-pound test line and a 2.0 hook, and then released.
  • Bruce Weber, fishing with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team, landed a gag grouper offshore of Naples.
  • Elroy Cady, from Minnesota, caught this 44 inch red drum with Captain Rick Sterling near Jolley Bridge in Marco Island. It was landed on 10-pound line with a plain hook, tipped with a shrimp.
  • Andrea Grebely caught this sheepshead near Big March Pass, using live shrimp.
  • Keith Hansel, of Naples, caught this snook at a local golf course's lake.
  • Stella Basile, with a bass that she caught in one of Lely Resort's lakes.
  • Jon Harris caught this snook on a vodo shrimp while fishing during red tide.
  • Ashley, visiting from Kentucky, caught this red grouper while fishing with Cuda Fishing Charters out of the Naples city dock.
  • Christian Sommer caught this pompano in the Keys.
  • Kevin Weber, with a mangrove snapper that he caught on an overnight fishing trip aboard the Get Snookerd Fishing Team's Contender.
  • Bruce Weber was out with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team and landed a mutton snapper in 80 feet of water, fishing to the west of Gordon's Pass and using a live pilchard for bait.
  • Sean Chelette and Darwin Lowery were selected to go offshore with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team, and were rewarded with a black grouper and a gag grouper. The two men and the fishing team were in Goodland for the Wounded Warrior Project's 'Take a Soldier Fishing' tournament.
  • Bruce Weber, fishing with the Get Snookerd Fishing Team, caught this yellowtail snapper offshore of Naples.
  • Steele Ribbens, visiting from Wisconsin, caught this grouper while fishing with his father, Luke Ribbens, and his grandfather, Ed Ribbens.

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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