Favorite Readers' Trophy Photos!

Favorite Readers' Trophy Photos!

From California to New Jersey, here's a look at our favorite trophy photos from the past month from the readers of Game & Fish/Sportsman!


ADAM McDANIEL - OHIO

Using skip jacks for bait, Adam McDaniel of Pomeroy, OH caught this 50 pound flathead catfish on the Ohio river near Portland, Ohio.

AMANDA MITCHELL - VIRGINIA

Here\'s Amanda Mitchell of Bedford, Virginia with her spring gobbler taken on her family farm in Goode, Virginia while hunting with her boyfriend Jason Schmitt. The turkey weighed 20 pounds 10 oz, had an 11-inch beard and 1 1/4 spurs.

BRAD REEVES - MISSOURI

Brad Reeves caught this 67 lb. blue catfish below the Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

BRENT MOORE - NEBRASKA

Brent Moore of Roca, NE landed this 29.5 inch walleye from Johnson Lake using a homemade stabbing spoon in the fall.

BROWN BROTHERS - SOUTH CAROLINA

Jarrett (14), Cordell (12), and Nic (12) Brown, of West Columbia, SC., caught these at Lake Murray while on Spring Break 2012.

CLAYTON CUDWORTH - IOWA

Clayton Cudworth, 17, from Ottumwa, Iowa caught a 7 lb. 3 oz. largemouth bass at a local pond.

CONNER JACK DAW - ALABAMA

Conner Jack Daw of Satsuma, AL killed a 5-point buck on Jan. 28, 2012 while hunting with his Dad Pepe Daw and Nana in Dallas County. The Deer weighed 190 lbs. and only had one eye. They named the deer "One Eyed Jack."

DUSTIN DUNCAN - OHIO

In this photo is Dustin Duncan from London, Ohio posing with his beautiful smallmouth in the Sandusky Bay May 19, 2012.

ELIJAH JACKSON - WASHINGTON

Elijah Jackson of Arlington WA with his fish caught on Lake Goodwin. He LOVES fish!

ERIC MECHELHOFF - CALIFORNIA

Eric Mechelhoff of Brentwood, CA caught and released this 12 lb. black bass while fishing in the Delta.

ERNIE LOWERRE - NEW JERSEY

Ernie Lowerre with a 27-pound striped bass he landed off the coast of Barnegat Bay New Jersey.

GAVIN WISDOM - LOUISIANA

Gavin Wisdom and his monster catfish caught on the Lower Atchafalaya River near Berwick, Louisiana.

HANNA LONG - WASHINGTON

Hanna caught this 5 1/2 pound Kokanee on Wallowa Lake. Hanna skipped helping set up for a friends wedding so she could get some extra fishing in and was rewarded with a catch of a lifetime!

HANNAH TARRANCE - MICHIGAN

10-year-old Hannah Tarrance of Troy shot this big doe on December 10, 2011 with a muzzleloader near Chesaning. This was Hannah\'s first deer. Dad, cousin Zachary and Uncle George all got to share in the excitement.

JACKSON TUTTLE - KENTUCKY

10-year-old Jackson Tuttle, took this 21 pound, double bearded gobbler in Anderson County on opening day of the Kentucky youth season of 2012. It sported beards of 11 5/8" and 4 1/4" and had 1 1/4" spurs.

JASON & TRACY BENETTI - PENNSYLVANIA

Jason (left) and Tracy Benetti of Darlington, PA with two lake trout they caught while trolling Raystown Lake on Memorial day weekend.

JEANNIE NEAL - MICHIGAN

Jeannie Neal landed this terrific bronzeback on the Thornapple River in Barry County, Michigan on Mother\'s Day. After the photo they released the fish back into the water without weighing or measuring!

JOE SEXTON - VIRGINIA

While fishing a farm pond in Madison, VA, Joe Sexton this nifty largemouth bass.

JUSTIN DECKMAN - CALIFORNIA

Hunting in the foothills near Willows, CA, Rob Deckman got to watch his son, Justin Deckman, take his first hog right before his 18th birthday! Rob and Justin live in San Bruno, CA.

MADELEINE WITHEREL - PENNSYLVANIA

10-year-old Madeleine Witherel won\'t forget this fish. Participating in a neighborhood fishing derby in Lord\'s Valley, Pennsylvania, the young angler landed a 27-inch rainbow trout that weighed eight pounds!

MAT WHITE - OHIO

Mat White of Long Bottom, OH landed this 45 lb. flathead catfish at the Bellville locks and dam using skip jacks.

PJ ANTHONY - NEW YORK

PJ Anthony of Syracuse, NY with his two-pound steelhead he caught from Orwell Brook, which is a tributary to the Salmon River.

RICK REED - ILLINOIS

Rick Reed of Worth, Illinois bagged his first gobbler in JoDaviess County on April 28th, 2012. The bird had an 11-inch beard and 1 1/4-inch spurs.

SALLY SITAR - ILLINOIS

While fishing near Lasalle, Illinois, Sally Sitar caught landed this 40-pound blue cat!

SAVANNA PENHALL - CALIFORNIA

Seven-year-old Savanna Penhall caught her first Spotted Bass on Shasta Lake April 9, 2012. She was fishing with her grandfather using a wacky rigged Senko.

SAVANNAH MARTENS - OHIO

Savannah Martens of Laurelville, Ohio shot her first gobbler during youth spring turkey season. The bird was shot in Ross Co. with a Mossberg 12-Gauge shotgun. It weighed 19 lbs., had a 10 3/4-inch beard and 3/4 spurs.

STEVE LEWIS - NEW YORK

While fishing a back country pond in the Adirondacks, Steve Lewis caught this 22-inch, 4 lb. Brown trout.

TRAVIS BENNINGTON - VIRGINIA

Travis Bennington took this great buck the second week of November with his muzzleloader in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

TYLER GARRISON - NEW YORK

Tyler Garrison of Kendall, NY caught his personal best smallmouth bass on Otisco Lake.

WAYLON ZIEGLER - WASHINGTON

6-year-old Waylon Zeigler from Carnation, WA posing proud with his "Lingasaurus" caught near Westport, WA.

JOANNA REYNOLDS - ALABAMA

Joanna Reynolds of Montgomery, AL caught this nice stringer of catfish at Lake Martin on Memorial Day weekend.


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