Fish With Captain Gina Bradley

Whether its near-shore or off-shore, if it swims in the ocean, Captain Gina Bradley can catch it. Check out the … Continued

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Gina Bradley didn’t grow up fishing, but now she’s making up for lost time. After meeting her husband, a full-time fishing guide, Gina started chasing cobia, snook, tarpon and redfish.
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She grew up near Coco Beach, Fla. where she now helps run Lagooner Fishing Guides with her husband Richard Bradley.
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Gina and a big snook.
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Richard does most of the guiding, but Gina does have her captain’s license.
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Gina also loves comercial fishing for kingfish.
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While she loves catching tarpon, Gina’s favorite species to target is cobia. “I really like to fish for cobia, because I’m a little competitive sometimes and I like to sit in the tower and try to spot them first,” she says.
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But spotting cobia and tailing redfish is just half the battle. You still have to catch them. “my eyes are much better than my cast,” Gina says.
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During one of her best days on the water Gina caught 29 snook in just an hour and a half.
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Gina is in charge of advertising and public relations for Lagooner Fishing Guides. “There’s not a lot of full-time charter captains around here, and it really takes two people to do it.”
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But on half fishing days or off days, Richard and Gina fish for themselves.
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“I’ll just meet him on the dock and we’ll go out,” Gina says.
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But fishing isn’t Gina’s only water sport, she’s also recently taken up surfing.
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Gina hauling in a nice tarpon.
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Gina and her husband Richard.
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Gina has two daughters who also fish and surf.
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Click here for more on Lagooner Fishing Guides.
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Gina’s also a photographer and snapped these tarpon photos while out on the water.
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Whether its near-shore or off-shore, if it swims in the ocean, Captain Gina Bradley can catch it. Check out the photos from this outstanding female angler.