July Reader Shots, Part II

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Rhonda Ledin caught and released this 44-inch tiger muskie in the Hayward, Wis. area this July.

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Fishing on a private lake near Moberly, Mo., Parker Wynd caught and released this 22-inch largemouth.

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During a Brazilian fishing trip this winter, Lauren Leschper reeled in this 16-pound peacock bass.

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Kilian Wald downed this 300-pound boar during a hog hunt on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Nick Pesce caught this 60-pound red-tailed catfish during a fishing trip to the Rio Urariquera in Brazil.

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On the same trip, Nick also reeled in this flesh-eating payara, a.k.a. the vampire fish.

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Kevin Johnson caught this blue catfish this summer fishing on Lake Fork in Texas.

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Thay Lee, Ph.D., a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of California, Irvine, downed this Manitoba black bear this past winter.

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On a recent fishing trip, Jon Wright reeled in this silver salmon.

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John McNamara caught this 12-pound freshwater drum in Lake Erie this past Memorial Day.

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While fishing on the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, N.C., Bob Rainey snapped this picture of a cottonmouth catching and killing a catfish.

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Louis Calabrese, Jr. wrestled in this 26-pound, 10-ounce king salmon from Lake Ontario.

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Jackson Bell and Cory Tafelmeyer caught these two big rainbows on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana this past January.

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“I can never get my boyfriend, Tod, to smile for pictures,” says Teresa Travetello. “But it wasn’t hard to get a grin from him holding up this 20-pound red snapper he hooked 35 miles off the Sebastian Inlet in Melbourne, Fla.”

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Flip Hawkins holds up a salmon that he caught on a recent fishing trip.

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During the salmon off-season (see previous picture), Flip Hawkins downed this kudu on a safari.

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Brandon Fetterhoff, 12, killed his first spring gobbler with the help of his father, Rob.

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Andy Lawton caught this 10-pound, 8-ounce largemouth at Russell Lake in South Carolina.

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Jerry Flynn and his daughter, Brooke, caught this 9-pound bass on private lake in Deltona Fla.

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Nathan Copeland caught this 73-pound blue catfish on the Red River in Oklahoma.

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Tres Peacock hooked this 7-pound largemouth on an electric blue salamander soft plastic at his grandfather’s ranch in Atascosa County, Tx.

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Lyndsay Duquette reeled in this is 22-inch largemouth from Sugarbush Lake in Wisconsin.

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Using a Shad Rap, Les Torrans landed this 26-pound redfish fishing on the Gulf coast south of Venice, La.

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Tom Oertel caught this 50-inch king salmon during a fly-in float trip to Alaska’s upper Katmai peninsula.

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Following one of our “Jerry’s Tips” — to use larger lures for summer fish — Nelson Ruiz caught this nearly 6-pound largemouth at Lake Mascuppic in Tyngsboro, Mass.

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Logan Bruce caught his limit of king salmon fishing out of Noyo Harbor in Fort Bragg, Calif.

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Brue Norton harvested this new California state record Merriam’s gobbler in the Monterey, Calif. area. The bird weighed almost 22-pounds, had an 11-inch beard, a 5-inch beard, and 1-1/2-inch spurs.

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Opal Smith reeled in this 13-pound largemouth this April out of Lake Kissimmee, Fla.

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Fran Lindenfelser caught her first sockeye salmon near Lake Clark in Alaska.

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Julie LeGault caught this 21-inch plus smallie on the New River using a 4-inch black Senko.

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Matt Culp caught this 20-pound king salmon north of Talketna, Alaska this July.

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Ben Greenland caught this nearly 3-pound smallmouth during a trip to the 1000 Islands in Canada.

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“My 16-year-old daughter caught this red drum while fishing in the Pamlico Sound. It was over 60 inches long and weighed well over 60 pounds.” –Don Easley

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It took 20 minutes for Christopher Mailman Jr., 8, to reel in this over 40-inch striped bass during a fishing trip in the Long Island Sound this past June.

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Blake Webb, 15, from LaPorte, Texas, downed this black bear on a recent hunting trip to Passamaquady Indian Reservation in Maine.

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Sean Padden shot his first tom this past season in Vermont.

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Mac Johnson, 6, holds up a largemouth bass he caught on a balsa crankbait at a local pond near Derry, N.H.

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Tim Wilda caught this 35-inch, 13-pound steelhead on Lake Michigan in Two Rivers, Wis.

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Dave Sladek with his black lab, Kage, after a day duck hunting in Kulm, N.D.

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Becky Harwood caught this bass during a Sunday school class picnic in southern Pennsylvania.

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Daniel Jae, 11, took this 10-pound largemouth bass from Raccoon Lake in Pennsylvania.

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“My daughter killed this 10-pointer while hunting with me in south Texas this past December.” –Larry Leschper

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Jimmy McKean caught this muskie on the Chippewa flowage near Hayward, Wis.

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Robert Wolterman reeled in this golden amberjack off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Maximilian Guiterman, 4, caught this 5-pound largemouth on Burke Lake in Virgnia fishing with his dad.

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Dick Colwell caught this nice smallmouth while fishing in New York.

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Katlin Colwell, 5, caught this catfish while fishing with her dad in Georgetown, Ohio.

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Quinn Backenstross reeled in his first fish during a trip to the Oswego River in Fulton, N.Y.

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Deb Ginn caught this 8-pound wiper while fishing at Swanson Reservoir in Nebraska with her daughter.