Each month we hold a reader photo contest and give away a pair of Costa sunglasses for our favorite image. Enjoy these select photos from our past contest and then enter your own for a chance to win!
"Marlin caught 7 miles off Boca Inlet. Hooked on a skirted ballyhoo trolling at 7 knots, it took 30 min to get him to the boat on a TLD 25. He was revived and released."
"After a big fight, this wahoo posed as a big gun. Respect for the Wahoo."
– Froum user: Edgard Diaz
"A huge 400 pound Blue Marlin caught by angler Martin Bronstein at Tropic Star Lodge emerges from the water as it is being leadered."
– Forum user: Mbronstein
Snapper! "Fun day off Padre Island, TX last summer."
– Forum user: Clay
Captain Ahab and a giant squid.
"Hammerhead chasing down a tarpon. The tarpon got away safely."
– Forum user: Billyt15
Wahoo slashing an Islander ballyhoo rig. Caught aboard Low Country Fishing Charters off Myrtle Beach, SC.
Underwater sailfish release off Costa Rica.
Hot Marlin. Submitted by forum user "Waynesworld."
900-pound bluefin tuna submitted by forum user "Snapshot."
Wahoo caught off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Dorado caught off San Carlos, Mexico.
Miss Aruba 2005. " Medium Chub Cay Cup on the "PRIME TIME" in Aruba with Capt. Butch Cox."
Submitted by Canyon Gear
Chasing tarpon off Puerto Rico.
Andaman Islands, India
"Hello to all at Saltwater Fishing Community, My name is Katrina, I live in Perth, Western Australia and would love to share with you, my recent catch of the day, that I caught just last week, off the pristine waters off Coco's Islands. I caught these two lovely Sweet Lip Emperors just 5 days ago."
Striper by forum user "Snapshot."
Bluefin tuna submitted by forum user "Snapshot."
Miller's Mako. Submitted by forum user "Mac Daddy."
Sailfishing with Guatemalan Billfishing Adventures.
Leaping porpoise off Quespos, Costa Rica.
North Carolina White Marlin
Caught off Oregon Inlet on the Figment with Capt. Glynn Loftin and mate John Huff.
A marina somewhere in the world. Submitted by forum user JoeyM.
Showing off a sailfish caught off Costa Rica.
"It took a lot of family effort when the Max family hooked this majestic Blue Shark this past July Fourth weekend. Fishing from their 18-foot boat about seven miles offshore the Fire Island Inlet, they snapped this perfect pre-release photo on a cellphone."
– Forum user: Reeldeel56
Hardcore Tarpon Release
Flats fishing picture by Stephan Dembaj.
Lady angler looks on as she jigs by a weedline.
Fishing for tarpon in the surf from a kayak.
"Check out the head of this Dolphin Bull!"
– Forum user: Edgard Diaz
Underwater view of a tarpon.
Shark on Fly
Took a quick dip with te giant bluefin I landed stand up.
– Forum user: Gman
Another underwater sailfish release.
Slot-size snook submitted by forum user "Roasty194."
Sailfish Rompin Malaysia. "One last picture was needed whilst releasing this beauty! This was taken blindly (as i was reluctant to stick my head underwater) with the Olympus underwater camera." – Forum user: Squidman
Another striper submitted by forum user "Snapshot."