76 Sport Fishing Pics

Winning photos and more from Sport Fishing's Reader Photo Contest

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Stripers ‘n’ Sunsets

Erich Medenbach of Warwick, Rhode Island, won first place in our monthy photo contest with this photo of Aarron Britto holding a hungry striper caught in the Providence River, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. The striped bass surrendered to a live menhaden on conventional gear last spring. Think you've captured a winning photo? Enter it in our monthly photo contest for the chance to win a pair of Costa Sunglasses at sportfishingmag.com/photocontest.Erich Medenbach
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Tarpon Release

Bob Stern, of Los Altos, California, won runner up with this tarpon release off Florida's Sanibel Island.Bob Stern
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Circle-Hook Smile

Miles Dover of Hubert, North Carolina, won runner up with this smiling 12-foot sand tiger shark off North Carolina.Miles Dover
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Bull Red

I was land-based shark fishing and caught a huge bull redfish instead! It ate an 11-inch whiting! — Ashley WeldonAshley Weldon
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Dolphin Catch ‘n’ Release

Catching nice dolphin off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates with Soolyman Sportfishing Charters. — Bobby Du PlessisBobby du Plessis
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Wahoo by Mackerel Bank

A 26-pound wahoo. — Duane SmithDuane Smith
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OBX White Marlin

This was my first white marlin as it jumped off the stern of the boat while fishing the Outer Banks of North Carolina. — Kevin BrownKevin Brown
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Kingfish!

A 44.8-pound king mackerel caught off of Marathon in the Florida Keys! — Jonathan TurnerJonathan Turner
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World-Record Red Snapper

Doug Borries’ 19th Mississippi State Fly Fishing record & pending World Record, a 26.9-pounder caught in the Gulf of Mexico out of Biloxi. Total length 36 3/4 inches, girth 28 7/8 inches. — Tracy PrattTracy Pratt
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Left Coast Sail

A sailfish caught 35 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. — Glenn CarrGlenn Carr
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First Bluefin

Our first time fishing out of east off Cape Cod, we hooked this bluefin tuna 15 minutes after we started trolling. — Phoenix RussellPhoenix Russell
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Glenn's Kingfish

My first king mackerel. — Glenn SellersGlenn Sellers
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Giant Yellowfin Tuna

Atlanta Saltwater Sportman's Club Puerto Vallarta Tuna Trip, 2013. — Darrin MaiettaDarrin Maietta
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Lady Angler

A 59-pound mahi-mahi. — Robert PuttRobert Putt
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The Chase

An osprey chasing his prey. — Alvin ThurmanAlvin Thurman
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That's a Jack, Fact!

This monster took just a bit over a half an hour to land and was released to fight another day. — Daniel EcholsDaniel Echols
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Brooke's First Drum

My first red drum was the biggest catch of the day at 48 inches. — Brooke SaundersBrooke Saunders
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Sailfish Costa Rica

An underwater sailfish released in September 2013 in Coast Rica. — Scott GottschoScott Gottscho
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Green Turtle Cay Bonefish

My brother the day before his wedding in Treasure Cay, Bahamas, catching his first bonefish! — Josh FriedmanJosh Friedman
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Golden Stripes

Beautiful golden runs. — Nicholas Mason LawNicholas Mason Law
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Jason’s Dolphin

A dolphin caught off Orange Beach, Alabama, in September 2013. — Sean SullivanSean Sullivan
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Big Bull

Had to slide this big bull shark over the canoe for a quick shot before releasing her back! — Roy LeyvaRoy Leyva
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Teaser Stealer

This 300-pound blue marlin got bill wrapped in our teaser, went nuts and made off with it! — Chris AtkinsChris Atkins
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Abaco Islands Bonefish

Me with a bonefish caught off Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas. — Josh FriedmanJosh Friedman
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Strawberry Grouper

My first strawberry grouper, caught in Treasure Cay, Bahamas, in 2012. — Margie FriedmanMargie Friedman
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Skipjack Tuna

My grandson (6), with his first ever skipjack in the Bahamas. — Ellie FriedmanEllie Friedman
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Mr. Gag

A 16-pound gag grouper caught in the Tampa Bay. — Takoda EdlundTakoda Edlund
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Anticipation

Trolling with the sunrise. — Brett KulikowskiBrett Kulikowski
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South Florida Mahi Mahi

Found this guy cruising in the blue in around 800 feet of water off the South Florida coastline. — Frank GibsonFrank Gibson
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Neuse River Old Drum

A giant red drum caught in August 2013. I’m wearing green Costa 400's. — James HollowayJames Holloway
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First Jack Crevalle

A jack crevelle caught in Stuart, Florida. — Philip ChorneyPhilip Chorney
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Big Reds

These were just a few of the big reds we caught at Little Tybee Island, Georgia. — Cathy BradfordCathy Bradford
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Mahi Madness

I love when I get a picture with a fish right after it comes out of the water. The colors are still so fresh and vibrant, and it makes for great pictures! — Evan ReedEvan Reed
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PEI Bluefin Tuna

A Prince Edward Island giant Atlantic bluefin tuna. — Jon O'BrienJon O'Brien
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Double Bull!

Two 50-plus pounders caught off of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. — Bryan MajorBryan Major
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Wicked Striper

Striper fishing at Race Point, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a must for the trophy hunter! — David PerryDavid Perry
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Big ’Cuda on Fly!

A big barracuda caught on a fly near Palm Beach, Florida. — Christopher HeilmanChristopher Heilman
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Snapper Season

A red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico. — Monica HudsonMonica Hudson
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Sailfish

This photo catches everything going on, and if you zoom into the splash in the water you get a perfect shot of him jumping out of the water. — Josh KrohnJosh Krohn
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Red Drummed

This beautiful 55-pound red drum was caught near the Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, on a late August weekend. — Benjamin WilliamsBenjamin Williams
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King Mackerel

My biggest kingfish yet! — Chris NicholsChris Nichols
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Family Fishing

My grandson and me with four nice flounder. — Dennis BlessingDennis Blessing
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Red Snapper

Caught in Destin, Florida, with charter boat Full Draw. — James HowardJames Howard
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Sailing Away

Three sailfish hookups at once off the Florida coast. This was one of them. — William BryantWilliam Bryant
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Snappers!

A bottom fishing trip. — Robert PuttRobert Putt
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Pogo

A pogo sheepshead caught off the coast of Sanibel, Florida. — Jason WarrenPogo sheepshead caught off the coast of Sanibel, Florida
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Gunner

Gunner the yellow lab with my new Costas. — Phillip SmithPhillip Smith
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Yellowfin

A yellowfin tuna caught at the rigs off Orange Beach, Alabama, in September 2013. — Sean SullivanSean Sullivan
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Our Haul

Caught at the Rigs off Orange Beach, Alabama. — Sean SullivanSean Sullivan
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My Tuna

A yellowfin tuna caught at the rigs off Orange Beach, Alabama. — Sean SullivanSean Sullivan
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Cobia

A cobia caught in the Gulf of Mexico. — Mike WineMike Wine
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Say Cheese

Scott with ugly looking wolfish. — Nancy McintyreNancy Mcintyre
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Regina’s SoCal Dorado

This dorado was caught in September 2012 Oceanside, California, on the Vintage. — Regina NeiraRegina Neira
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Ling-o-saurus

Starting the rock cod season with some fatty lingcods! — Andre GreciaAndre Grecia
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Snook

A 31-inch keeper snook at Sebastian Inlet, Florida. — Mike MisservilleMike Misserville
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Snook

A 31.5-inch keeper snook at Sebastian Inlet, Florida. — Mike MisservilleMike Misserville
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Jumping Bull Dolphin

Caught 90 miles out off Surfside Beach, Texas. — Christopher McKeeChristopher McKee
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Cindy's First Bull Red

Cindy caught her first bull redfish with her first cast on our first trip to the Dixey Bar off of Fort Morgan, Alabama, using a new rod and reel bought for this trip and purpose. — Dave WalterDave Walter
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Sturgeon

Nice fish. — Gerard AmzallagGerard Amzallag
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Summertime Yellowfin Tuna

A nice yellowfin tuna caught with Reel Addiction Charters out of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. — Corey MelanconCorey Melancon
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Overnight Tuna Success

We caught 17 yellowfin and two dolphin on an overnight trip out of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, with Reel Addiction Charters. — Corey MelanconCorey Melancon
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Beach Snook

Family reunion at Captiva, Florida, was interrupted by this snook cruising the trough. He took a white Clouser. — John KimJohn Kim
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Good Morning

Amy Bischof caught this early morning oversized snook on a gold spoon and released it in Estero Bay, Florida. — Tom PastorsTom Pastors
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Estero Bay Redfish

Caught this 36-inch red fish jigging the mangroves in Estero Bay, Florida, and this was the shot as Ryan Allyn and I set him free to live another day. — Tom PastorsTom Pastors
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Bailey's First Bull Shark

My son Bailey and his first bull shark, 57 inches. — Glenn GeorgeGlenn George
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Baja Marlin

Caught fishing in the East Cape, Baja California Sur, Mexico. — Steven CrouchSteven Crouch
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Happy Boys!

Phillip and Adam, moments after landing a nice bull dolphin! — Richard MarneyRichard Marney
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Jessica's First Tuna

My 14-year-old daughter caught her first tuna this year with OffshoreNorthwest.com. — Kerry AllenKerry Allen
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Musandam Saily

Caught this sailfish in the winter in Musandam, Oman, on a jig at 75 meters (246 feet). I had never jigged before. — Carl HerbstCarl Herbst
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Baja California

A black sea bass and broomtail grouper. — Brandon ParksBrandon Parks
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Cobia

Caught this cobia while wade fishing in Tampa Bay, Florida. — Randy ThibaultRandy Thibault
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Drum Attack

A 70-plus pound black drum. — Troy HunterTroy Hunter
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Quepos, Costa Rica, Sail

Catch, picture, release — a fun and feisty sailfish that breached over a dozen times and didn't know when to quit! — James SpicuzzaJames Spicuzza
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Islamorada Dolphin, Lit Up

Wave heights were rough, but the dolphin fishing was hot. — James SpicuzzaJames Spicuzza
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200-pound Ahi

Capt. Chris Parker hand-lines in a 200-pound yellowfin tuna after an hour-long battle in deep water off the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. — Monica ParkerMonica Parker
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Islamorada Dolphin

A great shot of this awesome species! — James SpicuzzaJames Spicuzza