50 Photo Contest Pics

Photos From December's SF Photo Contest

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Sailfish

This month's winner is Robert Maroni of Portand, Orgeon. He will receive his choice of Costa sunglasses! You can win the next pair by entering your own photos! “This fish was caught north of Malindi off the coast of Kenya, just south of the Somali border in October, 2011, when Somali pirates were kidnapping tourists off the beaches of Kenya. We fished the first day with a large Kenyan military patrol boat in view, which was looking for pirates. The second day, we were boarded by the same Kenyan Navy and told they had apprehended pirates in the same area the day before. This fish was one of three to four sails we landed on the two day trip, along with lots of tuna, dorado, and one large wahoo.” – Rob
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Cubera Snapper

This month’s runner-ups were both submitted by Dan Harley, aka BostonTangler. Dan is a fishing guide from New Jersey. The first runner-up is a snapper caught off Panama.
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Yellowfin Tuna

This month’s second runner-up is a tuna flying after a Yo-Zuri popper.
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Sailfish

Caught in rough seas seven miles off Ocean Reef off Key Largo, Florida.
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Yellowfin Tuna

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Redfish

Reeled in off the Gulf Coast.
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Roosterfish

On a Salas 7x swimbait off Costa Rica.
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Cubera Snapper

Struck a jig somewhere off Central America.
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62 Pound Amberjack

Hit a popper off Panama.
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Tuna

Caught somewhere off Central America.
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Blue Travella

Central America.
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Broomtail Grouper

Central America.
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Roosterfish

Caught off Panama on a popper.
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Blue Travella

Off Panama.
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Broken Popper

A giant yellowfin smashed this popper in half off Hannibal Bank in Panama.
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Yellow Tuna

Poppers produced these fish off Panama.
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Jacks

Caught off Isla Coiba in Panama.
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Amberjack

Caught off Panama.
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Cubera Snapper

Central America.
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Yellowfin Tuna

Off Paradise Lodge in Panama.
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Horse-Eye Jack

Hit a popper somewhere off Central America.
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Roosterfish

Estimated at 78-pounds, somewhere off Central America.
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Yellowfin Tuna

This fish weighed 230 pounds and was caught off Panama.
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Yellowfin Tuna.

It took less than one hour to boat this 230 pound yellowfin.
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Tuna

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Do Not Eat

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Yellowfin Tuna

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Lady Angler

Fighting a giant bluefin tuna.
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Backing Down

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Marlin

Off Playa Del Carmen in Mexico.
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Fighting a Giant

This angler's first time in a fighting chair involved battling a giant bluefin tuna!
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Bluefin Tuna

Bryan Sears with a 1,000-pound tuna on the line!
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Angler

Fighting a bluefin tuna.
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Bluefin Tuna

Taylor Sears leaders a giant bluefin tuna.
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Mako Shark

Taylor Sears' 624-pound mako.
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Bluefin Tuna

Caught on the anniversary of the Perfect Storm.
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Fighting a bluefin tuna of Prince Edward Island.
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Striped Marlin

Off Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.
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Lures

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Redfish

Near Venice, Louisiana.
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Yellowfin Tuna

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Mahi Mahi

Nicaragua.
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Roosterfish

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Sailfish

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Sailfish

Whitsunday Island, Australia
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Sailfish

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Spotted Sea Trout

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Dolphin

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Amberjack

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Sailfish

Out of Ocean Reef, Key Largo, Florida.