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Greg Braaksma and one-year-old daughter Clara are all smiles over Greg’s turkey he shot in eastern Montana. Field & Stream Online Editors
Teresa Vaughn of Rapid City, SD, with a near 8-foot black bear she shot outside Saskatoon. The bear ranked #39 in the SCI record book. Field & Stream Online Editors
Bruce Jabaay with his trophy after a long day of hunting in Nambia last July. Field & Stream Online Editors
Michael Atwood’s long hike to a high mountain lake near Leadville, CO, paid off when he stuck this monster 27-inch, 6-pound cutthroat trout. Field & Stream Online Editors
Dale Reisert of Coram, NY, took a 31-yard shot at this buck while hunting in Iowa. Field & Stream Online Editors
Who says there’s no big fish in the big city? Joe Apice nailed this chunky striper in the Delaware River on the Philadelphia, PA, waterfront. Field & Stream Online Editors
Beverly C. Smith shot this lion while hunting in Africa during the summer of 2006. Field & Stream Online Editors
All it took to fool this 34-inch lake trout was a “trusty Northland buckshot spoon,” according to angler Jay Siemens. He hooked this trophy on Lake of the Woods in Ontario. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jeremy Pagano (right) helped guide clients to this monster sheep in Colorado. Field & Stream Online Editors
Bob Gunderson of Canton, GA, clearly couldn’t have been happier with this turkey he shot. He took it to the taxidermist so he could cherish it eternally. Field & Stream Online Editors
Zach Robbins hauls a 68-pound blue catfish from the Mississippi River into the boat for a quick “lap dance” before releasing the trophy. Field & Stream Online Editors
Andy McIntyre with his first Pope and Young mule deer taken with his bow near Sparwood, BC. Field & Stream Online Editors
After a long day of hunting near Nome, AK, Matthew Culley rides out with the trophy from his bull moose secured to his ATV. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kathy Wooten kisses a steelhead she caught on Oregon’s Wilson River. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jayson Shaffer of Prescott Valley, AZ, fought this 85-pound lingcod for 45 minutes after hooking it up off Seward, Alaska. Field & Stream Online Editors
Ray Poling, 17, of Ohio shot this 31-point buck with a crossbow. Field & Stream Online Editors
This ten-pound walleye from the Ohio River was no match for the fish-fighting skills of Bader Hassan. Field & Stream Online Editors
Robyne Gold of Bayton, TX, with a leopard she shot on a hunt in South Africa. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jeff Hewitt’s bobcat taken during the 2007 Missouri deer season. He shot it with his AR-15. Field & Stream Online Editors
What did William Robbins of Rock Hill, SC, do with his spring break? Busted out the turkey calls. Time well spent. Field & Stream Online Editors
Clearly the Robbins boys are expert turkey callers. Here is William Robbins’s (previous photo) cousin Jacob with a tom he scored this April. Field & Stream Online Editors
Curtis Wilson with a career best rainbow taken on the Kenai River in Alaska. Field & Stream Online Editors
Rachel Sanger with her first muley buck taken while hunting with her father in western South Dakota. Field & Stream Online Editors
This native Idaho bighorn ram kept giving Jonathan Dahlstrom the slip. But after a month of tracking, he finally caught up to it Field & Stream Online Editors
Lana Dunkerley of Sugar Land, TX, caught this 15 1/2-inch largemouth. This is the biggest bass she’s ever landed. Field & Stream Online Editors
After three days of trudging through New Zealand’s back country, Brian Grant fooled this heavy brown trout on a March Brown fly just minutes before the helicopter arrived to fly him out. Field & Stream Online Editors
Luke Mingee caught this steelhead near Traverse City, Michigan. Field & Stream Online Editors
Charles Standish with a giant snook he caught while rock-hopping on the Florida coast not too far from Orlando. Field & Stream Online Editors
Michael Haege shot this buck on his 17th birthday. Field & Stream Online Editors
Six-year-old Dakota Strubble with a nice crappie that put up a scrappy fight. Field & Stream Online Editors
Ron Marks of Missoula, MT, shot this buck in an “undisclosed location.” Field & Stream Online Editors
Brenda Schmitt with her three-year-old tom taken 15 minutes after turkey season opened near New Glarus, WI. Field & Stream Online Editors
Tom and Chris Moore of Clearfield, PA, with two 20-plus-inch trout. This fat rainbow and golden were fooled in Little Clearfield Creek. Field & Stream Online Editors
A nice haul of salmon caught out of McKinley Harbor near Milwaukee, WI. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jerrich Banks, 9, with a 30-inch pike he hooked in Coeur d’Alene Lake in Idaho. Field & Stream Online Editors
Fourteen-year-old Joe Everhart shot this jake during a youth day hunt on the eastern shore of Maryland. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mike Anthony hooked this rainbow trout on the fly rod drifting a Copper John. To date, it’s the largest fish he’s pulled from Kinzua Creek in Pennsylvania. Field & Stream Online Editors
Keith Knox poses with a black buck antelope he shot at LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, TX. Field & Stream Online Editors
Rod Stoddard with the first buck he’s ever taken with a muzzleloader. He shot it near Cambridge, NE. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mitch Wilson of Squaw Lake, MN, hooked into this sturgeon on the Rainy River while walleye fishing. Field & Stream Online Editors
Cola, the 13-year-old chocolate Lab, doing what she does best for owner Steve Freese. Field & Stream Online Editors
This 8-pound carp gave George Horvath quite a fight on the Millstone River near Princeton, NJ. Field & Stream Online Editors
Christopher (left) and Billy Cooprider with a buck Christopher shot last November near Pembroke Pines, FL. Field & Stream Online Editors
After dealing with the stress of teaching high school kids all week, Pere Ware of Chicago loves to unwind by bass fishing on the weekends. Field & Stream Online Editors
Jason Morton’s trail cam caught these two bucks mid-fight near Chillicothe, OH. Field & Stream Online Editors
Albert Peterson with his first elk taken just south of Butte, MT. Field & Stream Online Editors
During his first trip of the year after ice-out, Michael L Balan hooked into this 30-inch pike on the fly. Field & Stream Online Editors
Duane Ehrler with a buck he shot on his farm near Seneca, NY. Field & Stream Online Editors
Kenneth Texeira of Falmouth, MA, never saw this buck while sitting in his ground blind, but his trail cam got a clear shot while the deer chowed down on some apples. Field & Stream Online Editors
Mark McClure with his first gobbler shot in March near Birmingham, AL. Field & Stream Online Editors