David Ruzga of West Palm Beach hooked his first snook on a fly. It's an 18-incher. He caught it near the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart.
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!
Jack Newman, 11, caught this snook while fishing in Indialantic with his dad, Chris. They had been trying to catch a snook all summer and finally caught this beauty.
Jon Lowman, of Melbourne, caught this massive mahi mahi weighting in at 35 lbs, and 40 inches long. Mr. Lowman snagged it off of Port Canaveral in the Gulf stream.
Red Snapper caught fishing out of Port Canaveral, Florida by the crew of “Flat Rate”, a classic 1968 Hatteras Sportfish. The crew worked hard for these due to the sea condition but, in the end, persevered and were handsomely rewarded! Here, Gavin Busquets, 15, of Satellite Beach, shows off i…