Girls, Gators, Giant Fish and Environmental Awareness: 25 Photo Galleries from 2009

Credit: A Nile perch caught in Uganda. By smudger888, via Flickr.
Field & Stream is famous for its photo galleries featuring the biggest fish, bucks and other creatures caught and shot in the outdoors. The magazine has rounded up 25 of its best galleries to end the year, including:

And that's just a sampling.

Field & Stream bills itself as the world's leading outdoor website, and also publishes a magazine.

Some folks may be turned off by these pictures, because they showcase hunting trophies. Others will say that hunters are the original conservationists. After all, you have to care about protecting the environment if you want to get out and experience it, right?

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