Michael Sutherin took this 12-point buck with his bow last season during a hunt in Ohio.\n\nFrom all the way across the big pond, Dr. Alex Newman sent us this shot of a "brace" of impressive trout he pulled from a lake in Oxford, UK, with his fly rod. Both fish topped the 10-pound mark.\n\nEleven-year-old Jade Trusty poses with dad Jason Slaughter after a successful turkey hunt near Bethany, MO. Jade shot this 23-pound bird just before dusk.\n\nMike Van Sicklen of White Lake, MI, with his first elk. Van Sicklen dropped the bull last October.\n\nTwo-year-old Natalie Mather landed this sunny, her first fish, over Fourth of July weekend. It appears her family planned to celebrate Natalie's achievement later with a mean fireworks display, which you can see is set and ready for ignition in the background.\n\nThe rest of these photos might not have made it into our picks of the week, but check them out, because they're still pretty cool. Here are the runners up.\n\nGreg Blair of Bradleyville, MO, reeled in this new Missouri state record striped bass on July 13th. This fish pinned the scale just shy of 57 pounds.\n\nJohn Barthlow and Katie Blum boxed these two big mahi mahi in the middle of a thunderstorm while trolling off Sugarloaf Key, FL.\n\nJoe Tutka of Troy, IL, took this 13-point buck during the 2007 shotgun season.\n\nJason Hohl's gold spoon got whacked by this nice lake trout while casting from the shores of Lake Superior.\n\nCalvin Davis of Clovis, NM, with his first elk. He shot it in the Gila Wilderness in 2007.\n\nTracy Leaman with a 6-pound bass she caught after sundown with a crankbait on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky.\n\nDavid Saunders of Richmond, VA, with his first tarpon. Saunders bested the 125-pound fish the June while casting in the Florida Keys.\n\nSean Russell of Rowayton, CT, trolled up this 63-inch bluefin tuna during a trip to Cape Cod.\n\nDavid Raia traveled all the way from Nutley, NJ, to Montana, where he scored this heavy bull trout on the Blackfoot River.\n\nBen Hugghins nailed this whopper 3-ounce largemouth bass in a neighborhood pond near Bessemer, AL.\n\nJim Bennet of Spokane, WA, poses with a 45-pound king salmon he boated in the Kashwitna River while in Alaska this June.\n\nThis 33-inch pike gave Adam Crail quite tussle in the Milk River near Cut Bank, MT.\n\nJose Cartaya of Newton, NJ, got this big salmon to eat an egg on the Salmon River in New York last fall.\n\nCody Stone of Kill Devil Hills, NC, shot this deer the 2007 rifle season. The buck gross scored 123 inches.\n\nMeghan Carlin proudly shows off some trout caught by her dad on the Lehigh River in Pennsylvania.\n\nGary Alleman with a doe and 8-point buck he shot last January hunting swampland outside of Lafayette, LA.\n\nMichael Donahue and some buddies cashed in on a stellar striped bass bite out of Cape May, NJ, last November.\n\nJason Osborn filled both his tags within an hour during his first antelope hunt in 2007.\n\nEric Lawler with a 24-pound turkey taken near Canton, NY.\n\nJamie Wepkin of Baraboo, WI, shot this 25-pound gobbler last May during a hunt with his dad.\n\nKev Abbot of Detroit, MI, with a heavy carp taken from Ford Lake.\n\nChristopher Gerhrki, 9, of New Bern, NC, with the results of his first deer hunt.\n\nWith help from former Alaskan fishing guide and dad Matt Low, young Thomas Low of Eagle Mountain, UT, bagged his first salmon in 2005.\n\nDane Schuckman of Creedmoor, NC, battled this bass in a local reservoir after it inhaled a Heddon Mini Torpedo.\n\nLaura Hearlihy of Centennial, CO, used a gold Kastmaster to draw a big strike from this trout in Aurora Reservoir.\n\nCarolyn McCollum hooked this channel catfish on a red horse creek minnow in Georgia's Brood River.\n\nRaymond Swanstone holds up a 4-pound bass he caught in a Northwest Missouri farm pond.\n\nJeff Preuss of Prairie Village, KS, beat this 38-inch tiger musky with an 8-weight fly rod while fishing in Minnesota.\n\nNine-year-old Jarret Patterson landed this 6-pound trout in the Chattahochee River on the first day of his summer vacation.\n\nMike Cox of Greencastle, PA, with a nice redfish he caught right off the dock of his beach house in Bogue, NC.\n\nCody McCutchen caught this 13-pound mangrove snapper while fishing out of his homeport of Corpus Christi, TX.\n\nOctavio Delgado of Milwaukee, WI, fought this jack Crevalle for 45 minutes before boating it off the coast of Ixtapa, Mexico.\n\nMatthew White of Forth Worth, TX, holds a 2-pound bass caught from the shore of Lake Fork.\n\nJamie Nagel of Shade Gap, PA, made the long trek to Alaska and ended up catching his first king salmon. The fish gave him quite a ride along the banks of the Little Susinta River.\n\nSaleh Husseini of Manhattan, KS, with a catfish he pulled from a nameless local pond.