April 2013 Reader Photos

Browse the latest photos of our readers' top saltwater catches. Or, send your photos in today!

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Jared Sanders with a nice amberjack caught out of Pensacola on skirted ballyhoo. WE WANT TO SEE YOUR PHOTOS! Send your best shots with the details of your catch, full name and hometown to catches@saltwatersportsman.com. We'll highlight our favorites on the site and our Facebook page, and the cream of the crop could appear in_ Salt Water Sportsman _magazine. In this gallery of photos, we credit the angler and their catch. Obviously, the more information included with the photo, the better the caption.
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"Dear Saltwater Sportsman. I read your magazine and anticipate each new issue. I always read "The Traveling Fisherman" section and dream of places to go. I read that Belize was the hot spot for permit last month. I had a trip planned there and decided to target permit and tarpon instead of bonefish. Good choice!" _ - Don Helleu_
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Henry Gonzalez caught this 45-pound mahi.
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100-pound sail caught out of Los Suenos, Costa Rica, aboard Gunsmoke by Tim Williams.
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Richard Deleon from Miami, Florida, caught this 50-pound wahoo on 20-pound test with Capt. Chan Warner.
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Albert Rivenburgh caught this impressive 85-pound amberjack 70 miles offshore.
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Jared Sanders with his 30-pound striper caught out of Oregon Inlet on an umbrella rig.
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Lawrence Heneveld caught this wahoo on a homemade lure off Clarencetown, Bahamas (Long Island), in a 17-foot skiff by himself.
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12-year-old Connor Cook with his first blackfin, assisted by Captain Ed Katz. Connor caught the tuna just off the coast of Key Largo in 220 feet of water.
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This is Bruce Pollio's big catch down in Key West.
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Johanne Perez was fishing in Belize City, Belize with a 7-foot medium-light rod and 10-pound-test line (30-pound fluorocarbon leader) when this snook hit.
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Spotted seatrout caught in the Elizabeth River, Chesapeake, Virginia, by Dr. Ike Eisenhower, while casting a MR17 lure, qualified for a Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament Release Citation.
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Anel Sanchez and his catch.
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Addie Belcher's 11-year-old son Marek scored this billfish shot (caught by six-year-old Gunner) in Los Suenos. It was the first of several sailfish. The family is from Port Aransas, Texas.
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Early season trolling for nice mid-size bluefin tuna with Capt. Joe DeGruttola.
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Alan Sutton caught this 44-inch red drum using cut bait on the first day of spring on Ocracoke in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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Angler Stephan Vlachos, left, and grandfather Dennis Vlachos, right, caught a 38-pound amberjack 25 miles off St. Pete Beach, Florida.
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Marvin Day was fishing 65 miles out from Orange Beach, Alabama, when he dropped down a live hardtail and got this 60-plus-pound amberjack.
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An unususal longtail bass, Hemanthias leptus, caught by Capt. Brian Cone while deep-dropping off Islamorada, Florida.
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"Even the old timers said they never saw anything like the Fall 2010 striper run on the south shore of Long Island, New York. The beaches were packed with anglers and the party boats limited out every day, throughout October up until Thanksgiving." - Erik Kihss
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Alex Gutierrez with a nice grouper.
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Gunther Dittrich Tome with his catch.
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Mike Walsh caught this 66-inch dorado while fishing with Capt. Leo in Cozumel.
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18-year-old angler and writer Richard DeMarte with his 1,000th striper.
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Erik Kihss caught this cod off of Fire Island, New York on the party boat Captree Princess out of Babylon, New York.
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Laura Berringer with her biggest bull red to date (at 42 inches) caught from her Hewes 18 Redfisher off Ft. Morgan, Alabama.
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Jarrod Tuttle with a 29-inch, 9.5-pound New Smyrna trout caught on a top water plug.
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David Whetstone of Homestead, Florida, fishing in Biscayne Bay.
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Graham Alloway from Toronto, Canada, caught this 41.3-pound bull mahi while fishing in 300 feet of water in Key Largo in mid-March 2013, aboard his boat the Green Gecko. He landed it with the help from Capt. John Barnes (right).
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13-year-old son Hunter caught a 23.5-pound cow in Key Largo.
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Scott Todd and his catch.
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13-year-old Christian Mason with a 63-pound wahoo caught out of Orange Beach, Alabama.
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Scott Collins with his redfish in Port St. Joe, Florida.
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Joe caught this 34-inch red in Matagorda Bay, Texas
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James caught and released this big black drum in Matagorda Bay on live bait.
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Sturgeon caught at Benicia, California, by Don McMurrian.
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Libby Payne caught this speckled trout near the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville on a live mud minnow. It was 24 inches long and weighed 8.9 pounds.
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Capt. Erik Scheeler and the steady crew of Dan Pedroni, Nathan and Nick Garrett and Jamie Mercer fish year 'round and have made some very impressive catches including this wahoo.
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Rachel Day caught this one 10 miles out of Orange Beach, Alabama, at a private wreck that her father named after her.
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This angler sent in his photo of a nice wahoo catch. WE WANT TO SEE YOUR PHOTOS! Send your best shots with the details of your catch, full name and hometown to catches@saltwatersportsman.com. We'll highlight our favorites on the site and our Facebook page, and the cream of the crop could appear in_ Salt Water Sportsman _magazine. In this gallery of photos, we credit the angler and their catch. Obviously, the more information included with the photo, the better the caption.