Reader Photos: December 2006

It was only the first time he had entered Michigan elk lottery, but Jim Clark's name got pulled. He dropped this 625-pound 6x5 with a Browning 300 WSM in Atlanta, Michigan.Field & Stream Online Editors
Donna Goss shot this ram in Bunch Gulch, Ravalli County, Montana on Halloween.Field & Stream Online Editors
"I shot this 10-point in Western Montana on Halloween. It was not the biggest buck, but the view was unbelievable." - Mark FullerField & Stream Online Editors
Kevin Kliewer from Pierre, S.D. downed this nice pronghorn in mid-December.Field & Stream Online Editors
Alex Steffens arrowed this 11-point Iowa buck in late October.Field & Stream Online Editors
Bob Gentz harvested this buck on opening day of the 2006 Wisconsin Gun Season for Deer. This trophy has a 14-point, 20-inch inside spread and dressed out at 210 pounds.Field & Stream Online Editors
After watching this buck with his trail camera all year, Pat Falkner was able to tag it this November.Field & Stream Online Editors
This 151-pound halibut was caught in Alaska off of Prince of Wales Island by Johnny Tanner.Field & Stream Online Editors
Sarah Carmical, 10, of Fort Worth, Texas shot her first deer, this 7-point, on December 3, near Rotan, Texas. "She was determined to outdo her dad, and she did," says David Carmical.Field & Stream Online Editors
Tyler San Agustin, 13, caught this stringer-full in the Boundary Waters, Minn. in just one hour.Field & Stream Online Editors
"I shot this deer on December 5th (one of your seven best days), in Lee County, Ga." - Jim KohrsField & Stream Online Editors
This is 8-year-old Tommy Sancic's first buck. The nice 9-point was taken with a crossbow while hunting with his grandfather in Cadiz, Ohio.Field & Stream Online Editors
Keith Kidwell with a December mallard he shot on the Okanogan River in Oroville, Wash.Field & Stream Online Editors
Kevin Wilhite, 14, shot this 12-pointer, his first deer, in his second year of hunting.Field & Stream Online Editors
"My daughter caught this sockeye salmon on the Russian River in Alaska." - Jack FlandersField & Stream Online Editors
Stephen McConnell II poses with his 12-pointer. The¿¿deer was shot on November 29, in Cambria County, Pa. with a Remington 270. The live weight was around 200 pounds.Field & Stream Online Editors
Cody McNayr with a 43-inch striped bass caught in York, Maine.Field & Stream Online Editors
Eric Gilmore shot this turkey on opening day. It had a 9 1/2-inch beard and 1 1/4-inch spurs. The bird weighed 22 pounds.Field & Stream Online Editors
This nice bass was hauled in by Reed Estes from Homewood, Ala.Field & Stream Online Editors
Sam Ottway,3, and his dad, Richard, went on Sam's first overnight camping and hunting trip this fall. Sam wanted to hunt the bears, but had to settle for helping his dad spot this squirrel during the hunt.Field & Stream Online Editors
"The night before Thanksgiving, my family tried to talk me out of hunting the next morning, but thankfully I stood my ground, as an avid deer hunter should. I shot this nice 8-point on Thanksgiving morning with my .30-30, and I have to say my family was a little shocked, but they all congratulated me in the end." - Daniel BlizzardField & Stream Online Editors
Scott Canfield caught this 32-pound king salmon on a 6-weight fly rod with a black bunny leech in Alaska.Field & Stream Online Editors
Sami Jo Hanes, 12, shot this piebald deer in the Alleghany National Forest, Elk County Pa. She got it with an inline muzzleloader on her first hunt ever.Field & Stream Online Editors
This nice elk was taken by Richard Weiss from St.Ignace, Mich.Field & Stream Online Editors
Anthony Berarducci caught this barracuda during his honeymoon.Field & Stream Online Editors
Tom Sorenson with an Idaho 5x5 that he shot on an early November morning.Field & Stream Online Editors
"John Edwards (front-middle) shot this ram in Southern Nevada at 328 yards with a 7mm. Everybody in the picture was able to see the entire hunt unfold, and it was truly a team effort." - Josh Iveson, one of the happy group.Field & Stream Online Editors
This 53-inch sturgeon was caught in the Columbia River in Vancouver, Wash. by Tony Klundt.Field & Stream Online Editors
Kyle Pietruszewski from Stephen, Minn. took this nice buck in the end of November.Field & Stream Online Editors
Nick Cook bagged this nice Oregon buck in late November.Field & Stream Online Editors
This 45-pound blue catfish was caught out of the James River in Virginia by Kathy Keefer.¿¿Field & Stream Online Editors
Victoria Isaacs of Ridgeland, Miss. killed this 21-inch spread 8-pointer during the 2006 Youth Season with a single shot from her .243.Field & Stream Online Editors
Rick Goldie of Blanchester, Ohio added this nice 8-pointer to his collection this season.Field & Stream Online Editors
Terry Rogers hauled in this 75-pound blue cat from Chickamauga Lake outside of Chattanooga, Tenn.Field & Stream Online Editors
Matt Flory, 16, bagged this 11-pointer during the 2006 Ohio Youth Hunt. He took it with a 45-yard shoot, and the buck dressed out at 180-pounds.Field & Stream Online Editors
Brothers Brad, 15, and Austin, 13, got their first bucks on the same day, within 20-minutes of each other in Clarksville Tenn.Field & Stream Online Editors
Joe Berlyoung hauled in this 28-inch steelhead in Northern Ohio on November 25.Field & Stream Online Editors
Corbin Mullis, left, and Russ Bazemore with two redfish they reeled in during a fishing trip to Venice, La.Field & Stream Online Editors
"I just started hunting, and this 7-pointer was my first deer. I never realized how much fun hunting is." - Jessica Bradberry, 19.Field & Stream Online Editors
These twins, Scot (previous slide) and Steve (this slide) Harlacher, both brought down nice bucks from the same tree stand about a month apart from each other while hunting in central Pennsylvania.Field & Stream Online Editors
Eric Reibsane and his retriever, Drake, during a Kansas duck hunting trip.Field & Stream Online Editors
This 8-point buck was taken in Wyoming County, Pa. by Doug Farmer.Field & Stream Online Editors
Randy Brumfield shot this 450-pound black bear with a .300 Winchester Magnum Benelli R1 in Nevada County, California.Field & Stream Online Editors
Jon Stefanko tagged this buck a few weeks ago.Field & Stream Online Editors
Austin Drew Lanier, 4, spent half an hour reeling in this 25-pound black drum before his dad, Rocky, helped him land it.Field & Stream Online Editors
Steve Paine shot this Wisconsin 8-pointer that weighed about 220 pounds with a spread of 21 1/2 inches.Field & Stream Online Editors
After four years of hunting, Wesley Brin, 16, shot his first deer, this 10-point. The spread is 19 1/2 inches and scored a 144.Field & Stream Online Editors
Dave Parish with his sons, Matt 18, and John David, 13, with stripers caught from Raccoon Lake in Indiana.Field & Stream Online Editors
Shelly Bowden took this 9-point buck at 80-yards over open sights with a .50 caliber Omega Muzzleloader near Calhoun, Mo.Field & Stream Online Editors
Twins, Scot (pictured) and Steve Harlacher, both brought down nice bucks from the same tree stand about a month apart from each other while hunting in central Pennsylvania.Field & Stream Online Editors
Justin Hunter Garcia,11, bagged this buck, his first deer, on his first hunt since his Dad returned from Iraq.Field & Stream Online Editors