Chad Larsen caught this 22 inch largemouth in southeastern Ohio on August 12. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kari Harrison caught her first keeper trout from the ship channel in Galveston Bay. Field & Stream Online Editors
Brian Cleveland and a buddy caught this monster musky at Mayfield Lake in Washington, August 18th. Field & Stream Online Editors
The turkey and the bow: Matthew Gadbois with a nice tom. Field & Stream Online Editors
Matthew Dicenso, 11, with a 4.10 lb. largmouth he took in Maine the day after Independence Day. Field & Stream Online Editors
9 year old Kyle Needham lays back with two big stripers caught off of Block Island in July. He was out with his father and grandfather. Dad says, “To have three generations of Needhams fishing for stripers together is a memory I will always cherish.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Brett Feneis, 10, with a big king from the Lower Kenai River in Alaska. 7/15/2007 Field & Stream Online Editors
Daniel Boehme, 10, with a red deer shot during a group hunt in Bovaria where his father, Michael, is stationed as a US service member. Michael, a longtime hunter and fisherman, says, “They still use horns to signal different phases of the hunt… We’ve embraced these traditions.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Seven year old Kody Tirpak sports these two fine Striper socks in Montauk, Long Island. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dede Speight with a caribou she shot in the Northwest Territories in August, 2006. According to Speight, the dog, Moose, “carried out both hind quarters.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Mike Kump got only one nibble all day in his float tube, but what a fish. A 5 lb. Yellowstone cutthroat. Memorial day. Field & Stream Online Editors
Matt and Sara pose during a special youth day deer hunt. She painted his face and he painted hers. Field & Stream Online Editors
James De Marco fans out his first turkey taken with a bow, a 19 pounder in Callicoon, NY. “The best tasting turkey I’ve ever had,” James says. “I am hooked for life!” Field & Stream Online Editors
Bigger than the kitchen sink: Carl Picket and a 24.5 lb Chinook he caught out of Lake Ontario, a mile out from Frenchmans Bay, Pickering, Ontario. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mark Higgins, left, with Mike Kotula and a couple of flounder taken out of Little Egg Harbor, NJ. Field & Stream Online Editors
The Donaghys pulled these fluke out of Western Long Island Sound, aboard the Sea Snake. The largest weighed 4.5 lbs. Field & Stream Online Editors
Tracy Z says, “This fish tore us up… ran us down the rapids below another 200 yards before we were able to trick it in for a photo.” The Klickitat in October. Field & Stream Online Editors
Alex Grable and a friend bowfished for these grass carp. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mallory McCauley with her first fish, a 9-inch crappie from Foster J. Sayers Dam in Blanchard, PA. Says her dad, Marty, “You can tell by the smile on her face that I have a fishing partner for life.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Cherisa Ellis, 19, takes a cow oryx by the horns at the Stallion Range in Socorro N.M., Aug. 19th. Field & Stream Online Editors
Erin Beatty caught her largest bass ever in July, this 5.5 pound largemouth taken from a lake in Oklahoma. Field & Stream Online Editors
Amy Baker, of Viola, AR, caught this 23-inch White River Cutthroat at Shipps Ferry. Field & Stream Online Editors
Cameron Lieberman and a channel catfish. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dillon Berry poses with this technicolor brookie at a lake near Meeker, CO. Field & Stream Online Editors
Stanley Kaiser, 6, caught this 22″ smallmouth in Michigan’s Upper Pennisula. Steve, his father, says, “But my 12 yr old son had to hold it because his brother could not handle it once it was in the boat.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Steve Pihonsky with a 52-pound armful of king salmon on the Kenai River in Soldotna, Alaska. Field & Stream Online Editors
Four year old Kylie Stacey is very proud of her first trout. Field & Stream Online Editors
Ray Griffin and his son, Scott, caught this lake trout trolling the Great Slave Lake, Canada. Field & Stream Online Editors
Daniele and Nicholas Barbanera with 6 pound large mouth she caught in the Catskills. Says husband Joe, “Not too bad, mom.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Kayla Young caught this 4 lb. 10 oz. largemouth in Natchez, Mississippi in May. Kayla certainly had a reason to smile: “I was so excited! It was my first fish.” Field & Stream Online Editors
In May on Lake Arrowhead, Texas, Reney Barlett caught this 7 lb. beast. Field & Stream Online Editors
Adam Hammett, 27, crawls and sneaks his way to a pool. The water must be awfully clear… Field & Stream Online Editors
Eight years of hard work finally paid off for Kurt Robak when he landed this 37-inch muskie, his first. Field & Stream Online Editors
A boy’s first pike: Treycin Essig and his father, Matt, with this 12.6-pound northern taken on the Winnipeg River in Ontario. Field & Stream Online Editors
Andrew Villarreal Jr. of San Antonio with a wild hog shot in Rocksprings, TX. Field & Stream Online Editors
Byron Fitzpatrick stretches out this 12 lb. male red salmon on the Alagnak River, AK, in September 2006. He caught it on an eight-weight fly rod. Field & Stream Online Editors
Megan Van Buren shot this red stag while honeymooning in Zealand in June. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kyle Andersen, 11, caught this three-pound, eight-once smallmouth while kayaking on Little Lake Sunapee in New London, NH. Field & Stream Online Editors
A happy Tim Howard with a hefty striper. Field & Stream Online Editors
Sheldon Homer, age 78, with his 52″ sturgeon caught at Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon. Field & Stream Online Editors
Justin Ikeda, 15, caught this 31-pounder on the Lower Sacaramento River, CA. Field & Stream Online Editors
Michael Suigussaar, 15, with a largemouth he caught this year on Lake Mcatawa, MI. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dbarah Gerou holds a 14-inch rainbow she caught while at Camp WAMP (Wheelchair Adventure Mountain Programs) at Hawley Lake in the Sierra Mountains. Field & Stream Online Editors
Desiree caught these on her first ever trout excursion, to Twin Lakes, CO. Field & Stream Online Editors
Michelle Robbins blended in to the Barbee’s Swamp in Alabama. The ducks couldn’t see her, either: in one morning, she killed her season limit of gadwalls. Field & Stream Online Editors
Lisa Danish holds up a largemouth and says, “My husband’s two favorite things–me and fishing!” Field & Stream Online Editors
Austin Davis, left, and his buddy caught these yellowtail off the Bay of Islands of New Zealand. Both fish weighed in at over 30 pounds. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kristin Bacon of San Diego with a 30-pound albacore tuna taken from the coast of Mexico. She caught it on an anchovy, which in the fishing world seems a little like turning water into wine. Field & Stream Online Editors