Quentin Million, of Stuart, reeled in this king mackerel weighing in at approximately 15 lbs. He caught it just outside the St. Lucie Inlet.
The Manatee Observation and Education Center, in partnership with Anglers for Conservation, provided kids with basic fishing instruction at their summer camp for kids ages 7 to 11 at their center in Fort Pierce on Thursday, July 15. Here, eleven-year-old Lea Velasquez catches a puffer fish.
A live mullet on the end of the line was enough for Kurt Boyken of Merritt Island to snag this juvenile tarpon on a windy morning off Merritt Island last month.
4 year old Jameson Johnson of Rockledge went fishing at the Ashwood Lakes Pond and pulled out a 12-inch 2 pound bass about half his size, and he did it all by himself!
Look at this 36-inch Red Drum (aka Red Fish)! Margaret Kortas of Fort Pierce reeled it in recently while fishing in the Indian River near the Seaway Bridge. Nice catch Margaret!
Kurt Boyken of Merritt Island recently snagged this 31 inch snook in a foot of water in the Indian River in central Brevard county. Nice catch Kurt! (Yes, he returned it to the Lagoon).
On a visit from Wilmington Delaware young Carter Dwight Porter caught this 5 pound jack near the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart earlier this month. Nice catch Carter!
Rhonda DuBord, who is a member of the Freedom Boat Club of Ft. Pierce, landed this permit game fish on April 6 off the second buoy from the Ft. Pierce Inlet. It measured 31-inches and weighed in at 17 pounds! "It was heavy to hold!" said Rhonda. Nice catch!
Donnie Flood of Sebastian snagged this Sheepshead recently while fishing in the Sebastian Inlet. It measured 20-inches long and weighed in at 5 pounds. Nice Catch Donnie!
Joe Helle caught this Crappie in Port St. Lucie on Presidents Day. It weighed in at 1.5 pounds! He told us he's visiting from St. Louis Missouri where it was -3 degrees! Welcome to Florida Joe! Nice catch!
Ed, Andrew and Captain David Woodhouse brought in these Kingfish and Mahi Mahi recently at the Freedom Fighters Outdoor Fishing Tournament for vets in Fort Pierce.
Mike Freemen pulled this one out of Turkey Creek recently on a fishing trip with his buddy Dave Szulczewski of Palm Bay. (And they were in Dave's boat!). This Jack Crevalle weighed in at 8 pounds.
Family and friends look on as Kevin Hunter of Barefoot Bay holds up a Black Drum that he caught at Ponce De Leon Park earlier this month. Big fish! They didn't get a chance to measure or weigh it.
Norma Beecham of Milton Fl., snagged a 25 inch Black Drum on Dec. 24 while fishing off the Rotary Club Park dock in Titusville. Fish and Wildlife allows keeping one black drum over 24”. Ms. Beecham says her catch was donated to a local family in Titusville for Christmas.
Richie Dobbs and Nathan Mackiewicz of Titusville pulled in a couple of Jack Crevalles during a recent outing at Long Point Park. One measured 14 inches and the other was 15 inches long.
Dennis Jackson caught his fair share of Jacks while fishing at the Sebastian Inlet. While most people don't like to eat the big ones, Mr. Jackson assured us that the small ones are delicious.
Hometown News editorial assistant, Josh Whitener (far from an avid fisherman) caught this approximately 13 inch catfish in the Indian River with a kids fishing pole.
Giovanni Whitney, 5 years old from Melbourne, caught his first snook weighing approximately 3-5 lbs. in the a local canal close to Post Road and Sherwood Boulevard in Melbourne. Way to go Giovanni!