20 April 2009|
The Mad Snooker, Capt. Dave Pomerleau, holding a replica of the Record 53 LB 10OZ Snook caught by Gilbert Ponzi in 1978 -- "I'm just going to have to keep on trying to get a Snook like this, and during this dream I hope the phone doesn't ring" Capt. Dave has caught some true Monster Snook of his own -see photo below.
Record Snook now part of Snook Foundation Educational Display
Snook Foundation Thanks Atlantic Taxidermy, owner Joe Ribera, for his donation of this World Record Snook mount, which is now part of the Snook Foundation educational booth display.
This beautiful replica mount can be seen at Marine Quest this Saturday
To see original photo of Gilbert Ponzi's record snook, please scroll down.
Captain Dave Pomerleau, with a really big snook -- 44LB 11OZ -- still dreaming of topping Ponzi's record. To see more monster snook, click his link (to right)
Gilbert Ponzi with World Record Common Snook, caught in 1978 in Parismina, Costa Rica. Photo credit: IGFA