Violet visiting from North Carolina got into a mess of ladyfish and had a great time.
One of five bonito Arin Rimer caught off Venice.
Shane Spointon caught and released this big red fishing the docks around Boca Grande at night.
Lori Smith of Port Charlotte released this snook safely back into Pine Island waters.
Joe Udwari caught a black sea bass in 42 feet of water on a crab trap line.
The score on this offshore fishing trip: Capt. Margie Hoffman 3, hubby Jim 0.
John Gettinger with a monster caught on the Island Sun.
Joe Strosnik caught his very first amberjack aboard the Katy Too.
Lemay Acosta and Lemay Jr. with a pair of redfish (4 and 7 pounds) caught on live shrimp and jigs with Capt. Robin Leach of Punta Gorda Charters.
Little Bill (L.B.) Hoffman with a good eating-size black drum.
Jerry Kuiper of Punta Gorda with his largest ever redfish. This 26.5-inch beauty was caught bouncing a small piece of fresh shrimp on the bottom of Alligator Creek.
Jerry Kard of Port Charlotte with an upper Harbor pompano.
12-year-old Dawsen Hudson from Everett, Wash., caught this 19.5-inch redfish in Englewood while boating with family from Rotonda.
Ken Lathrope caught this 40-inch Delaware Bay striper on fresh bunker while vacationing in New Jersey.
A local charter captain shows off his fashion sense at Fishin' Frank's.
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