After three years of trying, Emily Roth shot her first buck, this 8-pointer, on the first day of the Kansas Youth Season. Field & Stream Online Editors
Andy Lundbohm hauled in this lake trout from Lake of the Woods in Ontario, Canada. It weighed 50 pounds, was 45 inches long, and measured 33 inches in girth. Field & Stream Online Editors
Amy (on left), of Austin, Texas, and her friend Kristen took a break from hunting hogs to go swimming in the Frio River near Concan, Texas, when they caught this monster largemouth. Field & Stream Online Editors
We liked Amy’s smile so much we just had to include another photo of her. Field & Stream Online Editors
Chris Bishop of Birmingham, Alabama took this 265-pound, 11-point buck on the day after Thanksgiving. Says Chris, “he was the largest deer taken on our property in the 7 years we have had the lease and the largest deer taken on Gulf States Paper Company property that year.” Field & Stream Online Editors
“Strategically placed largemouth bass!” says Elizabeth Hartenstein, on Lake Damariscotta, Maine in July. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kevin Oles caught this 21-inch largemouth in a small farm pond near August, Michigan while he was waiting for his girlfriend to get out of work. “This is the largest bass I have ever caught,” he says. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dr. Robert Carlson and son caught this 20-inch rainbow trout while trolling Saddlebag Lake at the top of Tioga Pass in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains last August. The kid’s face is priceless. Field & Stream Online Editors
Logan Dunlow, 4, of Windsor, North Carolina, caught this 4-pound bass all by himself while fishing with his grandfather. Field & Stream Online Editors
In the world of field fashion, pink just might be the new camo. At least for three-year-old Bailey Hughes. She used a bright pink squid and jig head rigged to her pink Disney Princess rod to land this sunfish. Field & Stream Online Editors
Andrew Dugay with an 11-pound, 5-ounce brown trout caught on a Lake Ontario fishing trip. Field & Stream Online Editors
We were all afraid of fish at some point, right? When Colin Rodgers grows up to be an avid angler this photo might come back to haunt him. Field & Stream Online Editors
Thomas Morrison caught this 44-inch redfish in Laguna Madre, near Flour Bluff, Texas, on a piece of cut croaker that had died in the live well earlier that day. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jared Cox (7) caught this striped bass in Lake Beauclaire, near Tavares, Florida. Field & Stream Online Editors
Ron “Ortho” Orth with a largemouth bass he caught in Pennsylvania’s Francis Slocum Lake. Field & Stream Online Editors
An 18-pound steelhead caught in a blinding snowstorm on New York’s Oswego River. Angler guided by Captain Kevin Davis of Catch The Drift guide service. Field & Stream Online Editors
Glen Whitfield’s daughter Dallas (age 12), and her doe. Field & Stream Online Editors
Andrew Johnson took this 6 by 6 bull while hunting the Perroulis Ranch, located outside of Craig, Colorado. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jim Clark dropped this 625-pound 6×5 with a Browning .300 WSM in Atlanta, Michigan. Field & Stream Online Editors
Rick Goldie of Blanchester, Ohio with a nice 8-point buck. Field & Stream Online Editors
This 24-inch, 4 1/2-pound brown trout was caught on a night crawler in northwestern Connecticut by Domenic J Sebben, Jr. Field & Stream Online Editors
Twelve-year-old, Daniel Gorans shot this 400-pound bear near Brownsville, Calif. with is Ruger .243. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jessica Meppelink, 12, and her father, Jamie, with Jessica’s first whitetail buck. She shot it near Cadillac, Mich. this past fall with her .243 Winchester. Field & Stream Online Editors
Alayna Gallardo, 5, with a pinfish she caught in Corpus Christi Bay at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station. Field & Stream Online Editors
Marty Blashfield and Jim Anderson with a pike apiece. “All the bragging rights belonged to Blashfield that day,” says Anderson. Field & Stream Online Editors
In her first season of deer hunting, 19-year-old Ashley Hill of Asheville, N.C., downed this 9-pointer in Georgia. Field & Stream Online Editors
Larry Krumwiede, of Bend, Ore., with a nice ram. Field & Stream Online Editors
Michael Reitz shot this smorgasbord of ducks–a canvasback, bluebill, blue wing teal, gadwall, and spoonbill– on the last day of the Texas duck season last year Field & Stream Online Editors
Everett Haworth shows off his catfish to the camera. Field & Stream Online Editors
Austin Schwark, with his dad, Michael, downed this 14-pointer last November. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kyle Blanchard, 8, caught this 25-pound 3-ounce northern pike this March while fishing with his father at Glen Lake in Vermont. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dustin Brown from Springfield, Mo. caught and released this monster largemouth on March 13, 2007. The 6-pound, 11-ouncer was hauled in from Table Rock Lake. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jimmy Moore downed this nice North Carolina buck last fall. Field & Stream Online Editors
Summer Urbanek, 3, caught her first fish on Easter Sunday while fishing in Port Richey, Fla. Field & Stream Online Editors
Patrick Herbert reeled in this chinook salmon during a fishing trip on Sandy Creek in Brockport, N.Y. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jonas Bourne, 4, caught this steelhead during a trip on the Little Salmon River near Riggins, Idaho. Field & Stream Online Editors
Robbie Burrow hauled this largemouth out of the town lake in Austin, Texas Field & Stream Online Editors
Alex Edington caught this 6-pound, 2-ounce largemouth in Lake Ray Hubbard, Texas. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mark Shay reeled in this 52-pound wahoo off the island of St. Maarten. Field & Stream Online Editors
Taylor Farrar, 14, caught this little blue gill out of the Hocking River in Logan, Ohio. Field & Stream Online Editors
Ethan Hayes caught this 20-inch rainbow fishing with his dad at Lake Siskiyou, California. Field & Stream Online Editors
George Hansel caught this 26-inch brown trout while fishing the Caney Fork River in Gordonsville, Tenn. Field & Stream Online Editors
Julie LeGault caught this 21-inch plus smallie on the New River using a 4-inch black Senko. Field & Stream Online Editors
Tiffanie Bridges, 10, caught this 7-pound largemouth this past June fishing at Silver Lake in Maine. Field & Stream Online Editors