The Braggin' Board EASTERN OUTDOORSMEN SHARE THEIR PERSONAL BESTS

ROAD TRIP William Ransom of Strafford, Vt., ended a three-year dry spell with this nine-point scrapper. To break the jinx, Ransom had to travel to his dad's farm in Lansing, Iowa, for the shotgun season.

SIGN FROM GOD Richard Murney was fishing the God's River natural brook trout fishery in Manitoba, Canada, when he landed this 23 1/2-inch, 7-pound brookie.

WAKE-UP CALL Michael Miller from Potomac, Md., nabbed this nine-pointer only twenty minutes into the opening day of gun season on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

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