Week of May 16, 2004

Neal Larson of Salt Lake City caught and released this 43-inch tiger muskie, his first, at Pineview Reservoir near Ogden.
Michael Behrend of Westport, Ore., battled this springer chinook for over half an hour before he landed it on the Oregon side of the Columbia river below Rainier.
After enduring three grizzly charges earlier in his Wyoming elk hunt, Bill Feisler, of Greensboro, N.C., took this 330-class bull.
Eddie Patrick of Morgantown, Ind., caught this 6-pound 11-ounce bass while on vacation in Florida. His grandpa is having it mounted for him.
This handsome 9-point is Lee Ricks’ first buck. The Traverse City, Mich., native shot the deer at his family’s camp in the Huron Mountains in Baraga County.
Tyler Lippert of Cochranton, Penn., hooked this beautiful 25-inch native brown trout in a “little crick about the width of a normal road.”
Vincent Vadame of Queens, N.Y., was racing to Jones Beach for the 3 a.m. high tide during September’s dark moon when he got a flat tire. Minor delay. He arrived just in time.