Field & Stream's Catchbook app for the iPhone is a social fishing journal that automatically turns your photos of fish into catch records complete with detailed weather conditions, then lets you share that information on a map with fishing buddies you trust. The map is private, but the photos of your fish are public, which means everyone can see what all Catchbook users are landing around the country (and around the world!). Since we launched the app in April, more than 6,300 people have installed it on their phones and have posted thousands of photos. The 50 shots in this gallery are our editors' picks for the best ones uploaded last month (Sept. 2012). User: **salmonhero - Canada ** Date and Time: Friday, September 7, 2012 - 06:28
Catch Location: near Osoyoos, BC Description: 27-lbs, personal best of the season.
User: REKER – Virginia Date/Time: **Saturday, September 29, 2012 – 21:40
Catch Location:**_ Virginia Beach Description: 2nd bull of the day coming in at 46″ and good for another VA citation. Epic day on the surf!
User: Jokeef – Connecticut Date and Time: Thursday, August 30, 2012 – 17:30
Catch Location: near Stamford, CT Description: 5 lb. 22″ on live killie
User: Matt Raymond – New York **Date and Time: **Thursday, September 20, 2012 – 17:09
**Catch Location: **near Oswego, NY Description: I caught this nice male Coho on the Salmon River in Pulaski, NY during the amazing Fall run this year.
User:** Dlhakim – Pennsylvania** Date and Time: Sunday, September 2, 2012 – 13:12
Catch Location: near Hazleton, PA Description: Caught on the Susquehanna using stone caddys.
User: 1505124216@facebook – California Date and Time: Sunday, September 2, 2012 – 16:55
Catch Location: Northern California Description: Caught this one on beads out of the mouth of the Klamath 15 lbs.
User: Marco Munoz – Kansas Date and Time: Sunday, September 23, 2012 – 11:50
Catch Location: near Wichita, KN
Description:**_ Two largemouth
User: Toneloke3 – Idaho Date and Time: Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 12:19
Catch Location: Clearwater National Forest, ID
User: Cwool44 – Idaho Date and Time: Friday, September 14, 2012 – 09:26
Catch Location: near Idaho Falls, ID Description: Deep hole fishing with heavy bait.
User: Braz315 – New York Date and Time: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 – 12:06
Catch Location: south of Watertown, NY Description: First king from salmon river
User: Topdogjr2002 – Florida Date and Time: Sunday, August 12, 2012 – 15:46
Catch Location: off Fort Walton Beach, FL Description: The shark has the other half of this 50 lb fish.
User: 1176865864@facebook – Maryland
Date and Time:_ Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – 09:06
Catch Location:**_ near Lebanon, TN Description: This 1 hanging on my wall
User: Peterdevries Date and Time: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 – 12:25 Description: Nice wahoooooo.
User: salmonhero
Date and Time:**_ Saturday, September 1, 2012 – 06:00 Description: Sometimes you’re one of the lucky ones that stumble upon the right place at the right time. You work hard to dial it in and it pays off. The real hard part is finding the balance between keeping it a secret and sharing your success with friends.
User: Troy1423 – Michigan Date and Time: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 – 21:01
Catch Location: Baraga State Forest Area, MI Description: Pricket dam
User: HTrain – Tennessee Date and Time: Saturday, August 13, 2011 – 10:00
Catch Location: near Lebanon, TN Description: Freshwater Striper – 33 lbs
User: 1208736679@facebook Date and Time: Thursday, September 6, 2012 – 19:20 Description: Largemouth bass on a Jitterbug top water lure. Never caught anything on this before; tonight I caught two. Same spot where I caught #23. I think I’m hooked on top water fishing right now. In another post this user commented: “To catch a fish using every type of lure, harness and rig in my tackle box.”
User: Blake5177 – Michigan Date and Time: Saturday, March 31, 2012 – 10:09
Catch Location: near Troy, MI Description: 24″ bass
User: Mattwall – New York
Date and Time:** Sunday, September 9, 2012 – 16:30
Catch Location: near Oneida, NY Description: First solo LM casting Senkos all by herself
User: 100000516344042@facebook – Georgia Date and Time: Friday, August 31, 2012 – 22:32
Catch Location: near Eatonton, GA Description: 30lb. there about, awesome fight and made my weekend.
User: Khh500 – Michigan
Date and Time:_ Sunday, July 15, 2012 – 09:16
Catch Location:**_ Lake Superior Description: Gets a big Laker on Superior!
User: 1208736679@facebook – Michigan Date and Time: Sunday, September 2, 2012 – 08:35 Description: Tackle Box Challenge #23 – 17 inch Bass on a Sputterbuzz top water lure. Cast this near shore just off a small drop off with weeds. The Bass exploded out of the water.
User: Cwbruce – Alabama
Date and Time:_ Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – 16:38
User: 1176865864@facebook – Puerto Rico Date and Time: Monday, June 18, 2012 – 08:46
Catch Location: near San Juan, Puerto Rico Description: 45min fight!
User: Bpitt321 – Tennessee
Date and Time:_ Monday, September 3, 2012 – 11:48
**Catch Location:
Caney Fork River, TN Description: 7.5 lb 26 inch brown with huge kype caught on Caney Fork river in TN.
User: Nz420 – New Zealand Date and Time: Thursday, February 17, 2011 – 21:43
**Catch Location: **near Auckland, New Zealand Description: Took her out on our boat n once again pow!!
User: Wmoeling – Alabama Date and Time: Sunday, September 23, 2012 – 18:18 Description: 6’1oz largemouth, caught on gray tinted white spinner bait between two pine logs. Two willow blades brass and ledger silver with trailer hook. Fishing w Nell. Caught two others smaller, one on same spinner and one in strike King lipless.
User: BadfishMI – Michigan Date and Time: **Sunday, August 26, 2012 – 18:14
Catch Location:**_ Fisherman’s Island State park, MI Description: First salmon at medusa hit on a shallow pink thunderstruck.
User: J2ly – California Date and Time: Friday, August 24, 2012 – 10:00
Catch Location: San Luis Obispo Bay, CA
Description:**_ 10 lb Ling Cod caught on anchovies.
User: 100000296258099@facebook – Michigan Date and Time: Sunday, May 20, 2012 – 12:00 Description: 2 man splake limit.
User: Joshua C. Van Aernam – New York Date and Time: Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 16:18
Description:**_ Caught on the fly.
User: Junior garcia – Texas
Date and Time:_ Saturday, March 17, 2012 – 18:31

Description:**_ School of sheepshead
User: Ashbrock – Ohio Date and Time: Saturday, July 23, 2011 – 14:03
Catch Location: near Cincinnati, OH Description: 4.5 lbs on wacky rigged zoom worm.
User: psmusolf – Tennessee
Date and Time:_ Sunday, July 1, 2012 – 09:48

Description:**_ Great color and fun to catch.
User: Bassboy9 – New York Date and Time: Friday, September 14, 2012 – 06:00
Description:**_ 2 bluefish
User: 1176865864@facebook – Delaware
Date and Time:_ Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – 09:04

Description:**_ 3@18in.
User: Go45 – Pennsylvania
Date and Time:_ Tuesday, August 21, 2012 – 04:04
Catch Location:**_ near Philadelphia, PA Description: Walnut lane bridge.
User: Welkboat – Wisconsin Date and Time: **Thursday, September 13, 2012 – 21:16
Catch Location:**_ near Green Bay, WI Description: Evan Welk
User: Jokeef – New York Date and Time: Thursday, June 7, 2012 – 15:07 Description: 30″ pulled out from under a bunker pod on a chunk.
User: BadfishMI – Michigan
Date and Time:_ Monday, August 13, 2012 – 19:17

Description:**_ Smallie fishing with Chet current out fast.
User: Bansheekbh – Florida Date and Time: Monday, September 10, 2012 – 15:25 Description: Nice fish!
User: Rarewoods – Illinois Date and Time: Friday, August 24, 2012 – 13:09
Catch Location: Ohio River Description: Fishing below Uniontown Dam in Kentucky.
User: Carpenj – South Dakota Date and Time: Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 16:28
Catch Location: near Rapid City, SD Description: 4wt TFO, 6x tippet and a green soft hackle wet fly.
User: Building C’s – Michigan
Date and Time:_ Sunday, April 29, 2012 – 14:38

Description:**_ Spring kings
User: Rainsworth – Florida Date and Time: Saturday, May 22, 2010 – 18:55 Description: James’ first redfish from a kayak. Flat water fishing for life from now on.
User: Zeromis Date and Time: Sunday, September 9, 2012 – 10:17 Description: Steelheads. Wife’s second fish for the trip.
User: Cwbruce – Alabama Date and Time: Monday, February 20, 2012 – 16:44 Description: 23lb. 10oz. A-rig.
User: fisherman – Florida Date and Time: Monday, September 3, 2012 – 17:09
Description:**_ 17.5-incher on the second cast of the first outing in my new Hobie… I think this bodes well for future kayak fishing!
User: Gonzofishin – Hawaii Date and Time: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 – 21:22 Description: Porcupine pufferfish – Not about to pick this puppy up for a photo. It was a little bigger than a football. Next time I’m making a lamp.
User: Bansheekbh – Florida Date and Time: Monday, September 17, 2012 – 10:35 Description: Bass.

October Catchbook Contest: Best Shot Wins a New iPhone 5!
If you fish, and you’ve got an iPhone, we’d love it if you’d check out our app. Here’s an extra incentive: We’re giving away a 16GB iPhone 5 (MSRP: $649)–plus OtterBox Defender Series ($49.95) and Commuter Series ($34.95) cases to go with it–to the best photo posted to the app during the month of October. Also, the best photo each week wins one of OtterBox’s great new iPhone cases. Click the link to download this fishing app from the iTunes store.