October '12 Reader Photos

Our latest collection of readers' best fishing shots

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Jonathan Lin with his first and only red drum caught at Carolina Beach on a blue crab. 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 the cream of the crop will appear in_ Salt Water Sportsman_ magazine.
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12-year-old Jordan Gorham with her first snook ever caught in Boca Grande
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Caught offshore aboard the Contagious in Islamorada, Florida, by Dennis Alberta and son David from Caledonia, Michigan.
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Frank A. Lavonia III with a swordfish caught off Jupiter, Florida, in 1600 feet of water
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Annual Clemson fraternity brother fishing trip out of Murrells Inlet, SC. Names (right to left): Eric Cox, Corey Cox, Thomas McGuire, Tim Marini, Scott Brannock, Drew Casella, Jeremy Butdorf, Will Bailey
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30-pound red emperor caught near the great barrier reef Queensland, Australia, by Peter "Swano" Swanson
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Vincent DelGozzo with a nice bigeye tuna that was caught on his boat in the Lindenkohl Canyon off New Jersey. The fish ate a rigged ballyhoo off one of the short flat lines and took five guys 4 1/2 hours to land
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Larry Seigler caught this drum on the Neuse River near Oriental, North Carolina, using cut mullet as bait.
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Phil Gerber with a 10-pound bluefish caught in Long Island Sound off Larchmont, New York
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Chris Dayton from Myrtle beach, South Carolina, with his catch
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Brousse caught this cubera with a 20 cm Roosta popper in Costa Rica. He was fishing very close to the reef at only three meters deep.
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Richard Schiff of Port Washington, New York, with a 12-pound bluefish (first one caught from his new Hydra-Sports)
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Six-year-old Joey Marshall with his catch
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Don Rossi of Norwalk, Connecticut, playing a very acrobatic Pacific sailfish off of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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Rolf Hansen and his catchersion 1.00
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Tony Blanton has been an avid reader for over 15 years. He recently got married in the Florida Keys and spent his honeymoon fishing with his wife who is also a serious angler.
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Capt. Rob Koraly of Swansboro, North Carolina, unknowingly released a potential all-tackle-record remora on the fly.
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George Couch of Melbourne, Florida, with a fine Sebastian Inlet snook caught aboard the Pattern Setter with Capt. Gus
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The 10-pound black drum was caught by Cami West of Saint Mary's, Georgia, at the jetties of the Saint Mary's river.
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Rob West also caught this 20-pound redfish there.
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David Waltrip landed this 40-pound mahi in the Gulf of Mexico about 70 miles off the coast of Corpus Christi aboard his boat the "Molar Express".
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Rob Freeman with his personal best surf-caught 34-inch-long snook on 8-pound mono on light spinning combo. He was fishing at low tide in the tidal pools with fresh greenies. The fish was released after a 30-minute fight.
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Johathan Brown with a 75-pound yellowfin caught at the North Bouy, Andros, Bahamas, on a live pilchard
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A nice wahoo caught by Edgardo Marengo and Jaime Ybayez at Salinas, Puerto Rico
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Christie Seiler caught this 42-inch red drum in South River, North Carolina, on cut mullet.
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Sandi Opp was trolling a weed bed on the South Drop between St. Thomas and St. Croix when this beautiful 30-pound bull took her bait.
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Edward Panick of Somerset, New Jersey, with a false albie caught on threadfin shad just outside the Sebastian Inlet in Florida.
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My name is Jimmy Valentino from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, fishing with captain Jeff on the Black Magic
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Chris Mitchell and his bluefin tuna caught east of Chatham, Massachusetts
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The last day of snapper season back in July out of Port Aransas, Texas, for Alex Newell, Manya Newell and John Newell
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Rolf Hansen
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Sue Silvis from Dayton, Pennsylvania, with her biggest striped bass to date
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FEATURED CATCH
John York of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, with an estimated 50-pound roosterfish caught in Costa Rica in September John's great catch was featured in the November 2012 issue of Salt Water Sportsman. Want a shot at fame? Send your photos to catches@saltwatersportsman.com
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Morgan Whitford's 65.5-pound cubera snapper caught aboard the Miss Cape Canaveral in Florida
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Jason A. Schall of South Carolina caught a red drum recently that he believes would have beaten the IGFA World Length Record.
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Jacqueline Carroll of Wilmington, North Carolina, caught these back to back while drifting the creeks behind Figure 8 Island with her husband.
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3 1/2-year-old Mason from Greenwich, CT, with his first-ever fish
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Ron Provost with his fish caught off the Chatham, MA cut on the charter boat Double Mint
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James LeBlanc sent in this picture of his friend Dave with an impressive blackfin tuna caught in Panama City Beach, Florida. The tuna hit a freelined spanish sardine.
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Eli fishing with his grandfather in the Florida Keys 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 the cream of the crop will appear in Salt Water Sportsman magazine.