October '12 Reader Photos

Our latest collection of readers' best fishing shots

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.
12-year-old Jordan Gorham with her first snook ever caught in Boca Grande
Caught offshore aboard the Contagious in Islamorada, Florida, by Dennis Alberta and son David from Caledonia, Michigan.
Frank A. Lavonia III with a swordfish caught off Jupiter, Florida, in 1600 feet of water
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
30-pound red emperor caught near the great barrier reef Queensland, Australia, by Peter "Swano" Swanson
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
Larry Seigler caught this drum on the Neuse River near Oriental, North Carolina, using cut mullet as bait.
Phil Gerber with a 10-pound bluefish caught in Long Island Sound off Larchmont, New York
Chris Dayton from Myrtle beach, South Carolina, with his catch
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.
Richard Schiff of Port Washington, New York, with a 12-pound bluefish (first one caught from his new Hydra-Sports)
Six-year-old Joey Marshall with his catch
Don Rossi of Norwalk, Connecticut, playing a very acrobatic Pacific sailfish off of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Rolf Hansen and his catchersion 1.00
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.
Capt. Rob Koraly of Swansboro, North Carolina, unknowingly released a potential all-tackle-record remora on the fly.
George Couch of Melbourne, Florida, with a fine Sebastian Inlet snook caught aboard the Pattern Setter with Capt. Gus
The 10-pound black drum was caught by Cami West of Saint Mary's, Georgia, at the jetties of the Saint Mary's river.
Rob West also caught this 20-pound redfish there.
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".
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.
Johathan Brown with a 75-pound yellowfin caught at the North Bouy, Andros, Bahamas, on a live pilchard
A nice wahoo caught by Edgardo Marengo and Jaime Ybayez at Salinas, Puerto Rico
Christie Seiler caught this 42-inch red drum in South River, North Carolina, on cut mullet.
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.
Edward Panick of Somerset, New Jersey, with a false albie caught on threadfin shad just outside the Sebastian Inlet in Florida.
My name is Jimmy Valentino from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, fishing with captain Jeff on the Black Magic
Chris Mitchell and his bluefin tuna caught east of Chatham, Massachusetts
The last day of snapper season back in July out of Port Aransas, Texas, for Alex Newell, Manya Newell and John Newell
Rolf Hansen
Sue Silvis from Dayton, Pennsylvania, with her biggest striped bass to date


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
Morgan Whitford's 65.5-pound cubera snapper caught aboard the Miss Cape Canaveral in Florida
Jason A. Schall of South Carolina caught a red drum recently that he believes would have beaten the IGFA World Length Record.
Jacqueline Carroll of Wilmington, North Carolina, caught these back to back while drifting the creeks behind Figure 8 Island with her husband.
3 1/2-year-old Mason from Greenwich, CT, with his first-ever fish
Ron Provost with his fish caught off the Chatham, MA cut on the charter boat Double Mint
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.
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.