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Catch of the Day: Jan. 24, 2013

This huge Black Drum gave Martha Cassens, but Martha said he tasted great.

This huge Black Drum gave Martha Cassens, but Martha said he tasted great.

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  • William Busen with a 27-inch red grouper, which was caught on Jan. 16.
  • Thomas Busen made a catch to match his shirt.
  • A haul of catches made by William Busen and crew.
  • This is a picture of 6-year-old Luca Basile and his five-pound-bass caught behind his grandparents home in Lely Resort.
  • Terry Rainer with a 25-inch snook he caught off Marco Pass.
  • Toni Walsh with a 25-inch snook she caught off Marco Pass.
  • Martha Cassens caught this red fish off Wigging's Pass during the week of Christmas.
  • This huge Black Drum gave Martha Cassens, but Martha said he tasted great.
  • Kevin Johnson with a nice pair of red grouper he caught off Naples.
  • Roger Kastel with a nice-sized red grouper.
  • Dave Willits with a large porgy while fishing out of Naples on Sunday.
  • Gregg Bedell caught this 43 1/2-pound permit on a crab while fishing a wreck 39 miles offshore from Bonita Beach with friends.
  • This 32-inch gag grouper caught by Jim Tottser, of Pelican Sound Golf and River Club. He landed the fish at May Reef using a small blue runner as live bait.
  • A speckled seatrout caught on Sunday, Jan. 20 on Marco Island.
  • A haul of catches made 31 miles off new pass with Captain Eric Davis.
  • Iowa resident Brandon Livermore caught this 36-inch redfish while fishing with a cut bait on a near offshore reef with Sea Gone Fishing out of Marco Island.
  • Bob Roth caught 6 1/2-pound black drum on Tuesday, Jan. 15 with Bill on Dawn Patrol out of Rose Marina on Marco Island.
  • Eight-year-old Carson Smith, of Brentwood, Tenn., caught this red grouper on Jan. 4 while fishing out of Gordon's Pass about five miles offshore. He was fishing with his father, Peyton Smith, and grandfather, local resident Rhett Smith. Carson was using a shrimp on a jighead.  Captain Tony Fontana of Naples was the guide.
  • Phil McGregor, of Naples, caught a 14-inch and a 20-inch large-mouth bass at the same time on the same lure.
  • This lucky angler caught some nice red grouper on a recent trip with Cuda Fishing Charters out of the Naples city dock.

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