Chris Canty caught this 10-pound steelhead out of the Umpqua River. Field & Stream Online Editors
Charlee Skahan poses with one of her first fish from her first fishing trip ever. Field & Stream Online Editors
Austin Higbee, 9, caught this 13-inch crappie this spring. Field & Stream Online Editors
Last year, Austin Higbee (see previous picture) caught this shark during a youth fishing tournament. Field & Stream Online Editors
John D. Russo shot this carp bow fishing in Mobile, Ala. with his son earlier this June. Field & Stream Online Editors
Scott Sipe caught this 43-pound, 47-inch striped bass off the southern shore of Martha’s Vineyard. Field & Stream Online Editors
Spencer Lofgren, 6, caught this pike this last April at Lake of the Woods, Minn. Field & Stream Online Editors
Sean Boudreau, 4, caught this 2-pound bass out of his grandparents’ pond in Lyme, N.H. Field & Stream Online Editors
Wayne Lennington shot these two Merriam toms in Nebraska this past April. Field & Stream Online Editors
Patrick Watt hauled in this 28-inch, 7-pound walleye from Lake Erie. Field & Stream Online Editors
Caitlin Hill caught this 18-inch largemouth bass fishing with her brother in Waddington, N.Y. Field & Stream Online Editors
Desiree Pettigrew reeled in this 2-pound, 16-inch crappie from a private pond in Latham, Mo. Field & Stream Online Editors
Terry Morrison caught this trout flyfishing in the Rocky Mountains outside of Calgary, Alberta. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mark Shay reeled in this 52-pound wahoo off the island of St. Maarten. Field & Stream Online Editors
Allan Shay, Mark’s son from the previous picture, poses with his dolphin caught off the island of St. Maarten. Field & Stream Online Editors
Stacie Hodgdon downed two big gobblers this spring. Her second one, pictured, had an 11-inch beard and 1-inch spurs. Field & Stream Online Editors
“My 2-¿¿-year-old granddaughter, Ashley, and I went fishing at Knoll Lake in Central Arizona late April. Ashley caught three rainbow trout to my one.”– Tom Naylor. Field & Stream Online Editors
John ten Berge hauled in this striper while fishing in Rockaway, N.J. Field & Stream Online Editors
Using a Rapala countdown lure, Christopher Van Hoose caught this 4 ¿¿-pound bass in a private pond in Cedar Grove, N.C. Field & Stream Online Editors
Tanya Litz tug her first Eastern gobbler on opening day outside of Sparta, Tenn. Field & Stream Online Editors
Grant Bibby caught this fish at a golf course in Denton, Texas. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mike Meacham, 11, harvested his first turkey this spring on the opening day of the youth hunt in Pennsylvania. Field & Stream Online Editors
Stefan Blair caught and released this largemouth bass in a pond in Denton, Texas. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mary Nishioka caught the biggest steelhead of her life, this 37 1/2-incher, on the Umpqua River in Oregon with guide, Dave Teitzel, this past March. Field & Stream Online Editors
Larry Johnson and his son, Jon Wayne, 8, caught this blue cat at Lake Tawakoni in Texas. Field & Stream Online Editors
After being married for about four months, Amy and Jim Holwerda each downed monster bucks this past deer season. Field & Stream Online Editors
Todd Scobee of Winchester, KY caught his first musky at Cave Run Lake, KY earlier this spring Field & Stream Online Editors
Keith West caught this 40-inch, 19-pound muskie in the Susquehanna River in Owego, New York. Field & Stream Online Editors
Linda Piper harvested this 28-pound, double-bearded tom with 1-inch spurs this spring. Field & Stream Online Editors
Anthony Helms caught his first Ohio bass with a crankbait this spring. Field & Stream Online Editors
Marcus Martin caught this 29-inch dogfish on Lake Alexander, Wisc. on a white tandem spinnerbait. Field & Stream Online Editors
Caitlin and Laila Sellars of Booneville, Miss. after a good day of fishing. Field & Stream Online Editors
Joe Berlyoung with an 18-inch smallmouth caught in Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes region. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mike Melino always kisses his fish goodbye before throwing them back. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dustin Soper hauled in this 50-pound dolphin about 20 miles off the coast of Cabo San Lucas. Field & Stream Online Editors
Robert Owens reeled in this 38-pound, 44-inch catfish while fishing the Niangua Arm of Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jim Hirrlinger caught this rockfish trolling under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last spring. Field & Stream Online Editors
“This 10-pound king was my wife’s first salmon. It was taken from the Straits of Mackinac off of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island, Mich.”–Jason Weiss, Field & Stream Online Editors
Candace Robinette hauled in this 40-pound amberjack fishing out of Fort Pierce Inlet in Florida. Field & Stream Online Editors