Courtesy photos Claire Kruse, 6, of Indianapolis, caught her first blue gill off the pier at Lake Pleasant in Angola in July at her grandmother Sally's.
Sophia Beaumont, 7, shows off her first deer. She harvested the animal with a crossbow in September. The animal was taken in Allen County on private property.
Matthew Tarlton, 12, of Fort Wayne harvested his first deer at his favorite woods in Noble County.
Sunday, December 24, 2017 1:00 am
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