Maddie Pagano - May 2013
Maddie Pagano, daughter of member Travis Pagano, Thiensville, WI, 17 ½-pound 34-inch brown trout, Port Washington, WI, caught soaking an alewife. Random Vote Winner: Joseph Pozzi from Burr Ridge, IL
Thomas Marks - April 2013
Thomas Marks, Derby, NY, 15 ⅝ -pound largemouth, Pond in Port Charlotte, FL, caught on a Zoom Mag II Worm Black Sapphire Texas rigged with a 1/4 ounce bullet weight. Random Vote winner - Diann Freeman from Raleigh,NC
Chris Rick - March 2013
Jamestown, ND, 3 ¼ -pound 17-inch crappie Jamestwon Reservoir, caught on a white glow hook and tied the ND state record.
Random vote winner: Robert Baumann from Circle Pines, MN
Jason Debord - February 2013
Jason Debord, Creston, WA 32½-inch 13 5/8-pound walleye, caught on Lake Roosevelt, WA using a silver blade bait.
Random vote winner: Gary Penrod from Port Washington, Ohio.
Dareus Borgine - January 2013
Dareus Borgine, Cranston, RI, 12-pound carp, Pond in Cranston, RI, caught using bread.
Random Vote Winner - Tim Duffy, Redding CA
Brian Coe - November 2012
18 ½-pound 33 ½-inch walleye, caught on the Columbia river, WA on a ⅜-ounce jig| Random Vote winner: Vincent Sciacca from Pittstown, NJ
Brett Cochran - October 2012
Brett Cochran, crappie, private pond, using a crappie thunder. Little brother of member Jason Cochran |
Random Vote winner:Charles Deeb, Mentor, OH
Christopher Littrell - September 2012
Christopher Littrell, Scurry, TX, 7-foot 215-pound alligator gar, Trinity River, TX, caught on a rod and reel using cut bait.
Random Vote Winner: Earl Howard
Christopher Pereira - August 2012
Christopher Pereira, Hopatcong, NJ, 15¼-inch and 15-inch crappies, Lake Hopatccong, NJ, caught jigging twister tail grubs.
Random Vote Winner: Marc DuPuis, Somerset, MA
John Hardin - July 2012
John Hardin, Calhoun, KY, 65-pound blue catfish, caught in Owensboro, KY, with a rod and reel using cut skip jack.
Random Vote Winner: Tim Lootans, Burlington, WI
Rebecca Merriam - June 2012
Rebecca Merriam, Hamden, CT, 40-pound stripedbass, Bridgeport Harbor.
Random Vote Winner: Christopher Butera, Rome, NY
Keith Lee - May 2011
Keith Lee, Geneva Ohio, 7⅛-pound smallmouth, Lake Erie Tubing. Random Vote Winner: Tim Whitish, Fennimore, WI
Adam Arnott - April 2012
13½-pound largemouth, bluegill swimbait, Mission Viejo, CA.
Random Vote Winner: Adam Rink, Avon, OH
Scottie Qualls - March 2012
Scottie Qualls, 45-inche northern pike, Lake of the Woods, MN, frozen herring/ tip-up.
Random Winner: Thomas Mulrenin, Annapolis, MD
Dillon Richards - February 2012
Dillon Richards; 11 ½-pound largemouth bass; live goldfish.
Capt. Mark Scarborough - January 2012
28 ¾-inch brown trout; Nantahalla River, NC; dead drifting McNasty nymph. Random vote winner: Joseph Gaddis, Milwaukee, WI
Sheridan One Feather - December 2011
15-pound, 4-ounce walleye; Oahe Dam tailrace, Lake Sharpe, SD; casting.
Random vote winner: Duane Schultz Beloit, WI
Nunzio Castellano - November 2011
44-inch tiger muskie; Cisco Chain of Lakes, MI; quick strike rig.
Random vote winner: Karen Smith, Birmingham, AL
Kyle Berra - October 2011
50-pound flathead catfish; Wisconsin River, WI; live bluegill.
Random Winner: Dave DeMarco, Oneida, NY
Jennifer Campbell - September 2011
40-pound blue catfish; Lake Wateree, SC; live shad.
Random Winner: Nick Kontich, Brookfield, WI
Ricky LeBlanc - August 2011
11.4-pound largemouth bass; Toledo Bend Lake, LA; sight-fishing a 10-inch worm.
Random vote winner: Chase Landry, Morgan City, LA
Marcus Werner - July 2011
31 ½-inch walleye; Mississippi River, WI; Walleye Killer hair jig.
Random vote winner: Tim Crase, Madison, WI
Randy Gonzalez - June 2011
12-pound, 6-ounce largemouth bass
public pond, FL
wacky-rigged a Zoom Straight Worm.
Random vote winner: Bill Moody of Lima, New York
Jaromy Lutz - May 2011
140-pound alligator gar,
Trinity River, TX,
Edward Amey - April 2011
9-foot, 6-inch white sturgeon
Fraser River, BC
Random vote winner: Dave Harding, Forth Worth, Texas
John Magers - March 2011
48-pound flathead catfish
Medina Lake, TX
Random vote winner: David Monroy, Elk River, MN
Carl Rickard - February 2011
25 ½-inch brown trout
Sacandaga Lake, NY
ice fishing a minnow.
Random Vote Winner: Shane Reetz, Neshkoro, Wisconsin
Ryan Boyd - January 2011
70-pound blue catfish
Pickwick Dam, TN
drifting a homemade bucktail jig
Random Vote Winner: Scott Cote
Elizabeth Oedell - August 2010
Molalla River, OR
Random Vote Winner: Paul Christman, Hillsboro, Ohio
Joe Stringari - October 2010
10-pound, 6-ounce rainbow trout
Lake Diefenbaker, SASK
shaky head jig and squid trailer
Random Vote Winner: Keith Krueger, Dewitt, Virginia
Mike Chupa - November 2010
15-pound, 11-ounce walleye
Goose Creek Res.
trolling a Rapala.
Random Vote Winner: Joe Frances, Lewisville, TX
Heather Johnson - July 2010
Estero Bay, Florida
kayak-fishing a pinfish
Random Vote Winner: Mark Van Scoyoc, Pratt, Kansas
Tom Bourque - September 2010
6.5-pound largemouth bass
Lake Monroe, IN
8-inch Brush Hog
Random Vote Winner: Jerry Sanford, Indianapolis, IN
Connor Bachman - November 2009
32 1/2-pound blue catfish
Lake Gaston, N.C.
Random Vote Winner: Paul Williams
Bill Hegyi - May 2010
21-inch smallmouth bass
Big Bearskin Lake, WI
Twin Tail Grub
Random Vote Winner: Marty Wilkins
Cheri Lovell - September 2009
41 inches, 35 lb.
Mississippi River; LaCrosse, Wisconsin
live bluegill during NAFC
Random Vote Winner: Ed MacGuire
Morgan Tabb - October 2009
surf fishing off Jekyll Island, GA
Random Vote Winner: William Zychowski
Jim Shane - March 2009
Private pond, Kan.
Casting a jig
Randome Vote Winner: John Shaw
Mathew Unger - June 2010
Okauchee Lake, WI
casting 9-inch River Chub Swimbait
Random Vote Winner: Andrey Dembitsky
Mark Little - May 2009
48 6/8-inch land-locked striper
Liberty Reservoir, Md.
Trolling live bait
Random Vote Winner: Shawn Jackson
Barbara Gustafson - March 2010
Stilliquamish River, WA
Random Vote Winner: Billy Grotton
Connor Bachman - April 2009
50-inch striped bass
Chesapeake Bay, Va.
Drifting an Eel
Random Vote Winner: David Driggers
Canyon Johnson - January 2010
private pond, CA
Random Vote Winner: Roger Erickson
Brady Krebs - February 2010
two 26-inch largemouth bass
on one cast
Lake Casitas, CA
8-inch trout swimbait
Random Vote Winner: Melvin Schuldt
Darryl Stoppard - June 2009
Random Vote Winner: Kenneth Lockhart
Dennis Musgraves - July 2009
43-inch chinook salmon
Sheep Creek, Alaska
Blue Fox Spinner No. 6
Random Vote Winner: Randall Webb
Steve Winslow - August 2009
27 2/8-inch walleye
Eagle Lake, Ontario
Savage R Alien Eel;
casting, top water
Random Vote Winner: Frank Kuykendall
Anthony J. Zonetti - April 2010
24-inch rainbow trout; Little
Patuxent River, MD; PowerBait
on 2-pound test
Random Vote Winner: Fred Johnson
John Pemberton - February 2009
44-inch striped bass
Eel under float
Chesapeake Bay, Va.
Random Voter Winner: Dennis Musgraves
Dustin Blanton - December 2009
18 ½-inch crappie
public pond, MO
Random Vote Winner: Lawrence Boydston