Collin McCann, 10, from Fort Wayne, caught an 18-inch largemouth bass at a neighborhood pond in Fort Wayne in September.
Matt Lancia and Bart Arnold, both from Fort Wayne, participated in the fifth annual charity fishing tournament to benefit Fragile X syndrome research in Hilton Head, South Carolina, in September. Bart caught the only jack crevalle of the tournament, shown here.
Jack Mutton, 6, received a fishing pole and tackle box for his sixth birthday. He had caught fish with his grandfather before. This was his first independent catch with his new pole. He caught it in a pond near Bluewater subdivision.
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