The Braggin' Board MIDWESTERN OUTDOORSMEN SHARE THEIR TROPHIES

THANKSGIVING BUCK Nathon Havel of Brussels, Wis., gave thanks for this bruiser whitetail he tagged on Thanksgiving morning. The buck had 14 points and an 18-inch spread and weighed 172 pounds.

OUTMATCHED? Using a 5 1/2-foot ultralight rod and 10-pound-test line, Irv Miles of Findlay, Ohio, managed to boat this 16-pound walleye in Quebec's Trout Lake.

LxWxH = 1 BIG BUCK This heavy-beamed eight-pointer was taken in Buffalo County, Neb., by high school math teacher Roger Thomsen of Kearney.

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