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The Year's Selected Photos

July 2022
Alsea Bay dungeness crab
"Crabbing fun!" Alsea Bay dungeness crab
-Photo by Marmie Rathaus-
Columbia River steelhead Willamette River spring Chinook
"My first steelie!" Columbia River steelhead
-Photo by Greg Randolph-
"Mother / Daughter weekend springers" Willamette River spring Chinook
-Photo by Eric Ashenbrenner-
Seaside razor clam
Leaburg Dam rainbow trout
"Worth the wait" Seaside razor clam
-Photo by Lynda Tang-
"First rainbow trout" Leaburg Dam
-Photo by Mike Donnelly-
Owyhee Reservoir large mouth bass
Razor clam, Ft. Stevens
"Biggest bass of my life" Owyhee Reservoir large mouth bass
-Photo by Steven Runyon-
"Another big one today!" Ft. Stevens razor clam
-Photo by Melina Sapp-
Paulina Lake brown trout Winchester Bay coho
"Catch and Release" Paulina Lake brown trout
-Photo by Lonnie Stenberg-
"First coho of the year" Winchester Bay
-Photo by Dustin Iverson-
June 2022
Willamette River spring Chinook
"First springer ever" Willamette River spring Chinook
-Photo by Gavin Hurst-
Alsea River fall Chinook North Santiam spring Chinook
"There was almost no stoping this one, right lines to say the least!"
Alsea River fall Chinook -Photo by Rosie Ramos-
"Always a great day when salmon are in the rivers!"
North Santiam spring Chinook -Photo by Rosie Ramos-
Columbia River Chinook Snake River channel catfish
"A good day!" Columbia River Chinook
-Photo by Mark Piano-
"A great afternoon of catfishing!" Snake River channel catfish
-Photo by Mike Miles-
Columbia River Chinook North Umpqua Spring chinook
"Fishin with my boys" Columbia River Chinook
-Photo by Daniel Tingen-
"I love springer season!!" Spring Chinook, North Umpqua River
-Photo by Jenn Yarbrough-
E. E. Wilson rainbow trout Detroit Lake rainbow trout
"1st catch of the day" Rainbow trout, E. E. Wilson Wildlife Area
-Photo by Chad Powell-
"15 inch fish caught mid morning" Rainbow trout, Detroit Lake
-Photo by Guy Rupe-
May 2022
Willamette River Chinook
Rogue River Chinook
"First salmon" Willamette River Chinook
-Photo by Daniel Tingen-
"North Carolina girl hooks the Chinook!" Rogue River
-Photo by Joann Kimball-
First razor clam
Columbia River Chinook
"A lifetime of waiting: In 1981, at 10 yrs old, I took my 1st trip to Oregon. Seeing the Ocean, I observed clamming practices and vowed to return and learn someday. Today was the day! My 1st clam!"
-Photo by Nikki Lund-
"Kevin's has not salmon fished in 44yrs, what a catch!"
Columbia River Chinook.
-Photo by Zach Gallinger-
Rainbow trout, Lofton Reservoir
Large Mouth Bass, Cheadle Lake
"Hooked and landed her first fish" Rainbow trout, Lofton Reservoir
-Photo by Sean Beeks-
"Monster Bass" Large Mouth Bass, Cheadle Lake
-Photo by Tammy Dustin-
Halibut caught near Newport
Columbia River Chinook
"First Halibut on new boat"
-Photo by Carlos Velez-
"Nice fish" Columbia River Chinook
-Photo by Rich Robinson-
Columbia River Chinook
Columbia River Chinook
"A gorgeous Spring Chinook caught plunking the Columbia River near Rainier" -Photo by Kobi Traylor Thompson-
"My first springer" Columbia River Spring Chinook
-Photo by Jason Kent-
Rainbow trout at Fish Lake Lower Willamette River Spring Chinook
"Finished family fishing fun at Fish Lake"
Rainbow trout
-Michael J Morgan-
"An excellent day on the water with the kids first springer! "
Lower Willamette River Spring Chinook
-Photo by Ken Guptil-
Columbia River Spring Chinook
Rainbow trout from Pine Nursery Park in Bend
"My 1st ever Springer! "
Columbia River Spring Chinook
-Photo by Colby Kesch-
"After a 30 minute fight on a 5/6wt. fly rod, size 16 black zebra midge, this beauty was released to fight another day. What an amazing experience!" Rainbow trout from Pine Nursery Park in Bend
-Photo by Michael Belcher-
Rogue River trout Hunters first catch, Tom turkey
"Keeping it reel" Rogue River trout
-Photo by Nichole Oxford-
"Hunters first catch, at 26" Tom turkey
-Photo by Daphne McBride-
April 2022
Razor clam catch vermillion rockfish catch
"A proud clammer displaying her catch."
-Photo by Colin Franger-
"A nice vermillion caught near Bandon."
-Photo by Shane Brown-
Timberlinn trout fishing
Largemouth Bass
"Fishing with daddy." Rainbow trout from Timberlinn.
-Photo by Maria Torres-
"First fish of 2022! Woohoo!" Largemouth Bass from Delta Ponds.
-Photo by Jeff Klymman-
March 2022
Rainbow trout, Prineville Reservoir Dungeness and red rock crab at Netarts Bay
"83 years old and still catching big bows at Prineville Reservoir"
-Photo by Roland Woods-
"Spring break crab harvest in the rain" Dungeness and red rock crab at Netarts Bay -Photo by Claire Baylor-
North Fork Alsea River steelhead Yaquina Bay Greenling
"First steelhead ever caught. Hatchery male." North Fork Alsea River
-Photo by Kyle Williams-
"Fun for young and old alike" Yaquina Bay Greenling
-Photo by Joshua Waits"
February 2022
Winter bass at Hagg Lake.
Winter bass at Hagg Lake.
-Photo by Wayne Hughes-
Roosevelt bull elk first ever elk hunt
"6x6 Roosevelt bull elk"
-Photo by Spencer Hardman-
"My first ever elk hunt"
-Photo by Leta Brown-
Chinook Salmon on the Columbia River Steelhead on the Clackamas River
"First Chinook" Chinook Salmon on the Columbia River
-Photo by Matthew Kestell-
"First winter bright" Steelhead on the Clackamas River
-Photo by Kayden Hanley-
Rainbow trout, Pine Hollow Reservoir Winter Steelhead on the Sandy River
"My 82 year old Dad still filling up the frying pan!"
Rainbow trout, Pine Hollow Reservoir -Photo by Brad Robins-
Winter Steelhead on the Sandy River
-Photo by Alexei Tchoukanov-
January 2022
Crabbing Netarts Bay Steelhead, McKenzie River
"First timer" Crabbing Netarts Bay
-Photo by Toby Oswalt-
"Went spinning for trout and this guy took a bite" Steelhead, McKenzie River -Photo by Mitchell Young-
Steelhead, Wilson River
Steelhead, Upper Rouge River
"Lauren with her first steelhead ever, caught on a green spinner." Hatchery buck steelhead, Wilson River -Photo by Campbell Keahi Lord- "First steelhead ever!!!" Upper Rouge River
-Photo by Evan Mckinney-
Coastal steelhead Powers Pond Rainbow
"Lady's got it done" Coastal steelhead
-Photo by Thomas Walton-
"Powers Pond Rainbow"
-Photo by Dan Henthorn-
Lower Rogue River steelhead Little Nestucca steelhead
"Hard days work!" Lower Rogue River steelhead
-Photo by Craig Lassen-
"Personal best 39 inch hatchery steelhead" Little Nestucca River
-Photo by Elliott nelsen-
Rainbow trout Sturgeon
"Anna river monster" Rainbow trout
-Photo by Mike Banks-
"Amazing winter sturgeon " Bonneville pool
-Photo by Juston Santee-
December 2021
Blacktail buck
"4x4 Blacktail buck" near Eugene
-Photo by Christopher Wayne Hawks-
blacktail buck duck hunting
"Sneaky blacktail buck" Eugene
-Photo by Christopher Wayne Hawks-
"Hunting puddle ducks" - Sauvie Island
-Photo by Michael Gill-
blacktail fawn mule deer bow hunt
"Blacktail fawn" Eugene
-Photo by Christopher Wayne Hawks-
"Bow season" Mule deer, Grizzly unit
-Photo by Keith Winslow-
Decoys on the Columbia River Hunting in the Scappoose unit
"Winter duck blind" Decoys on the Columbia River
-Photo by Thomas Paul Hickman-
Hunting in the Scappoose Unit
-Photo by Shan Cupp-
Chetco winter steelhead Coastal coho
"First winter steelhead!" Chetco River
-Photo by Charles Bailey-
"While in search of chinook this bright coho decided to play!"
-Photo by Kevin Foster-
first elk first buck
"Carlie's first elk" Sixes unit
-Photo by Russell Corona-
"First buck" - Blacktail deer, Sixes Unit
-Photo by Russell Corona-
November 2021
Mule deer
2021 Mule Deer
-Photo by Troy Ferber-
Pronghorn First deer hunt
-Photo by Heather Howell-

"Not bad for my first"
-Photo by Tyler Swindle-
Melrose Unit Bow hunt buck
"The views are as amazing as the hunt" Antlerless deer hunt in the Melrose Unit
-Photo by Heather Howell-

"Listen to your wife when she tells you to leave work and go hunt"
-Photo by Marylynn Varner-
October 2021
Youth doe hunt Sandy river Coho

" Last day of youth doe tag from 130 yards"
-Photo by Hagen Nissen-

"Sandy river Coho Hen"
-Photo by Ted coleman-
Columbian Black Tail, Saddle Mt. Chinook, Columbia River
"My first deer!" Columbian Black Tail, Saddle Mt. Unit
-Photo by Ryan Cross-
"Sam caught his first salmon" Chinook, Columbia River
-Photo by Henry Ashbridge-
Western blacktail harvested in the Willamette Unit Clackamas River coho
Western blacktail harvested in the Willamette Unit
-Photo by Wesley Wenzel-
"13 pound coho" Clackamas River
-Photo by Henry Ashbridge-
Elk hung, Sled Springs Unit Fishing Clackamas River
"They said it was beginners luck once the hunt was over and I was the only one that tagged out." Sled Springs Unit
-Photo by Kristi Woody-
"Fishing practice" Clackamas River
-Photo by Yohko Katayama-
September 2021
Denman Wildlife Area pheasant hunt Sauvie Island Wildlife Area pheasant hunt
"Great day!"
Denman Wildlife Area pheasant hunt.
-Photo by Jasmine Peterson-
"Dozers First hunt of Season"
Sauvie Island pheasant hunt. -Photo by Genevra Smith-
Trillium Lake trout Three Creeks Lake trout
Beautiful 17" trout caught off the dock, Trillium Lake
-Photo by Tommy Solomon-
17" tagged rainbow trout caught fly fishing from the shore,
Three Creeks Lake. $50 reward. -Photo by Damon Doyle-
Crabbing Netarts
American White Pelicans
Two limits! Dungeness Crab, Netarts
-Photo by Brent Nordstrom-
Incoming squadron of American White Pelicans, Fernhill Wetlands
-Photo by Roger Williams-
Rainbow trout, Lake of the woods Rainbow trout, Lake of the woods
22" Rainbow with kids, Lake of the Woods
-Photo by Dwayne Gates-
19" and 17" rainbow trout, Lake of the Woods
-Photo by Aaron Gates-
Umpqua smallmouth bass crabbing
Fishing small mouth bass in the Umpqua River
-Photo by Steve Allely-
"Love crabbing with my Mom and Dad and brothers!"
-Photo by Jannie Hornby-
Bear hunt
"Second bear in two years in my favorite honey hole."
-Photo by Dennis Nice-
August 2021
Sturgeon fishing
"Last season went out and got my 1 Sturgeon in 15 years"
-Photo by Shayna Olson-
Odell Lake, lake trout Smallmouth bass, Umpqua River
Odell Lake lake trout
-Photo by Mike Miles-
Smallmouth Bass, caught on a fly, on the Umpqua River
-Photo by Frank Armendariz-

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