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"One in 20 Year" Permit Boated by Siesta Drive Bridge

Siesta Key Capt. Jim Klopfer guided a Miami neurosurgeon last week to a fat permit in the ICW on a thumbnail-sized live shrimp

Name: Ann-Christine Barady of Miami

Fish: Permit

Length: 19 ½ inches to the fork

Weight: Estimated 8 pounds

Where: In Intracoastal Waterway at the north end of Siesta Key

Bait: Thumbnail-sized live shrimp

Conditions: Bottom of outgoing tide, 8 a.m.

Quotable: Jim Klopfer: “We were fishing near the Siesta Drive Bridge doing some mangrove snapper fishing. It was a once-in-a-twenty year deal.”

Guide: Capt. Jim Klopfer Adventure Charters can be reached at 941-371-1390. Website is www.fishingsiestakey.com.fishingsiestakey.com.

Submit Your Catch: Submit your fish photo to nick.walter22@yahoo.com

Catherine Seress August 18, 2011 at 12:27 AM
What a beautiful fish!!

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