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Here are some some early photo's that customers have sent me from 2005


Mullet caught on a lure This is a very  unlikely catch. I caught the 5-pound mullet on a plastic tube rigged on a 1/4 oz jig head while fishing the a redfish tournament in Tampa Bay. Mullet usually only feed on algae.

spring snook fishing near Marco Island Scott Eden got top snook honors for the month of Feburary with this one that hit a Exude RT slug.

Let's go snook fishing in Florida, Marco island snook fishing guides Luke Hellerman and myself with his early March snook in the 10,000 Islands.

fishing chartes, fishing guides Triple tail off Marco Island.

tarpon guides This was the first tarpon of the 2005 season. I estimated it to be around 150-pounds and was caught with a live threadfin herring in the 10,000 Islands.

tarpon charters This is one of two  nice Boca Grande Pass tarpon caught by Kevin Clark of England. (June)

More of the best tarpon fishing action! This another pic of the fish above being revived to fish another day.

Permit fishing near Marco Island This 22-pound permit took a live crab a few miles off Marco Island.

triple tail fishing charter near Captiva Island Triple tail are usually caught near floating structure in the bay and offshore. This one near Sanibel was 9-pounds.

My best snook on the flats of Boca Grande This 23-pound Boca Grande snook is a personal best for me with artificial lures. She hit a Exude RT slug rigged on a Norton 1/4 oz jig head.

fishing for monster snook in Southwest Florida

A personal best deserves a few more pics!

Tarpon On! A double hook-up on tarpon near Boca Grande Pass.

Double header on Tarpon near Boca Grande PassDouble hook-up on tarpon near Boca Grande Pass

It results in a 2 for 2.

awsome snook fishing in Southwest Florida This 17-pound snook is well over the maximum limit of 34 inches.( Marco Island)

Giant Tarpon fishing Now that's a big Tarpon!

The BEST tarpon in Florida! Another photo of the same tarpon.

Tarpon fishing florida, fishing guide for giant tarpon The release.

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