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PHOTOS: Great Gulf Redfish Caught Off Anna Maria Island

This monster trophy fish was carefully released to fight another day!

Capt. Larry McGuire uploaded fishing photos to Pics & Clips to share with Patch readers.

MiJoung Deregge and Jennifer Peterson, both from St. Petersburg, pose with a monster Gulf Redfish that Peterson caught using a sardine in 50 feet of water offshore of Anna Maria Island.

The big red was so heavy Deregge helped to hold it for the photo.

"We carefully released the trophy to fight another day," McGuire said. The party also caught big grouper, snapper and seabass fishing with Capt. Larry McGuire Show Me The Fish Charters, which operates out of the beautiful Bradenton Beach Marina.

Do you have photos to share? Upload them to our community scrapbook, Pics & Clips, which already has close to 300 photos!

Then email Local Editor Toni Whitt, at Toni.Whitt@Patch.com, and the pictures may also be featured in a photo gallery on our Home Page!

Michele December 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM
Good to know it was released...

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