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The Year's Selected Photos

August 2023
"First trophy rainbow" Rainbow trout, McKenzie River
-Photo by Ryan Lamb-
"3.5 pound latec summer bass" Largemouth bass, St. Louis Ponds
-Photo by Thomas Dubell-
"32 pounds of joy" Chinook salmon, Siletz
-Photo by Lewis Napoleon-
"My first Chinook!" Chinook salmon, Pacific Ocean
-Photo by Benjamin Meracle-
"1 pound bluegill" E.E. Wilson Pond
-Photo by Steven Raute-
"Hatchery Chinook on opening day" Bouy 10, Columbia River
-Photo by Angelo Coppola-
"20" pike minnow absolutely inhaled my lure and took me for a wild ride."
Northern pikeminnow, Columbia River
-Photo by Willow Grace Drake-
Chinook, Nahalem Bay
"Awesome Sauce!" Chinook salmon, Nahalem Bay
-Photo by Seathl Ollgaard-
"Girls getting it done!" Sockeye salmon, Columbia River
-Photo by Nicholas Morrow-
July 2023
"6 pound bass caught just before sunset!" Henry Hagg Lake
-Photo by Austin Brown-
"First time fishing with dad." Breitenbush River rainbow trout
-Photo by Max Duimstra-
" Black oystercatcher foraging at low tide." Cannon Beach
-Photo by Jonah Wieser-
"Big Trout, Big Smile!" Carter Lake rainbow trout
-Photo by Paul Caswell-
"First Big Fish!" Lake of the Woods rainbow trout
-Photo by Paul Caswell-
"Showing off their catch after a lil boat ride!" Brownlee Reservoir smallmouth bass and crappie -Photo by Henry Melson Jr.-
Sage Taylor's first salmon was this 30-pounder caught from a charter out of Gold Beach. -Photo by Drew Peters- "Inshore halibut success" Depot Bay pacific halibut
-Photo by John Harrison-
June 2023
"Mister Whoo" Great horned owl at Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond
-Photo by John Hart-
"An Allen's chipmunk munching on wild grasses at a campground on the Metolius river."
-Photo by Amy Spielmaker-
"An Allen's chipmunk munching on wild grasses at a campground on the Metolius river."
-Photo by Amy Spielmaker-
"A golden-mantled ground squirrel peaks his head over the fence at the Head of the Metolius Observation Site."
-Photo by Amy Spielmaker-
"A golden-mantled ground squirrel finds her way into a dumpster at a campground on the Metolius river."
-Photo by Amy Spielmaker-
"A juvenile great horned owl perched on a mossy log"
-Photo by Amy Spielmaker-
"Happy Fathers Day" Chinook salmon, Upper Rogue River
-Photo by Chad Easter-
"Cougar at Shevlin Park looking at us"
-Photo by David Willingham-
"Great horned owlet"
-Photo by John Hart-
"Great horned owlets"
-Photo by John Hart-
"Great horned owlet learning to feed on fresh kill of vole by mother"
-Photo by John Hart-
May 2023
"Caught this nice one my new float tube" Lost Lake (Nehalem)
-Photo by Oliver Luedtkek-
"Cousins Joe and David with a couple of mountain gobblers" Central Oregon
-Photo by Kate Thresher-
"Good catch!" Blue Lake Park
-Photo by Salvin Singh-
"Great day limiting the boat with Garibaldi Charters!"
-Photo by Mark Jansen-
"Great day with Garibaldi Charters!"
-Photo by Mark Jansen-
"Kayak bass fishing" Tenmile Lake
-Photo by Kristin Maxon-
"Fun time clamming" Purple varnish clams at Siletz Bay
-Photo by Huong Nguyen-
"Noah's first Gobbler!" Tom Turkey, Glide, Oregon
-Photo by Wade Campbell-
"Noah's first Turkey!" Glide, Oregon
-Photo by Wade Campbell-
"1st time four year olds crabbing at Taft beach"
-Photo by Sierra Crowther-
April 2023
"18" rainbow trout with a $50 reward tag!!"
Three Creek Lake
-Photo by Kayla Sulak-
"The weather is warming up and fishing is getting good around the Klamath Basin. This beautiful, healthy hen put up a GREAT battle and, after a couple spools and big jump, she was landed and then safely released back into the river."
-Photo by Jullien Rayas-
"26" brown trout was the catch of the day!"
Paulina Lake
-Photo by Kayla Sulak-
"Always love catching my dinner in the wilderness!"
Mirror Lake, Wallowa Mountains
-Photo by Kayla Sulak-
March 2023
"Hatcheries Work!" Steelhead, The Cheese Hole, Tillamook. -Photo by Jon Scott-
"The joy of catching his first steelhead!" Clackamas River
-Photo by Eric Nordlund-
"1st Wallowa River Steelhead!
-Photo by Jonah Tabor-
Wilson River Trophy Winter Steelhead
-Photo by Loren Schneider-
Wilson River Trophy Winter Steelhead
-Photo by Loren Schneider-
January & February 2023
Unexpected fish species (northern pikeminnow) found in Silverton Reservoir -Photo by Tim Johnson-
"Coho salmon fishing in the beautiful Siletz River"
-Photo by Jim Daglen-

"My first winter steelhead" North Fork Nehalem River
-Photo by Joshua Millard-

Steelhead, Sandy River Rainbow trout
"Second fish of the day" Steelhead, Sandy River
-Photo by Joe Terleski-
"I caught this beauty of a trout out of Junction City pond!"
Rainbow trout. -Photo by Logan Belleque-
December 2022
Osprey Guide Crabbing -Photo by Tommy Lee-
cutthroat steelhead
Nice sea-run cutthroat from Tenmile Creek.
-Photo by Kristin Maxon-
J├╝rgen West with a fresh winter steelhead, Sandy River.
-Photo by Colton Swifto-
November 2022
"Fishing for coho across from a waterfall, just upstream of Nehalem Hatchery" -Photo by Kao Saechao-
"Caught my King (Chinook) in less than 1 hr of trying!"
Columbia River, Buoy 10 -Photo by Julie Kasler-
"Nothing beats nice weather than catching our limits" Kokanee,
Detroit Lake -Photo by Damon Franell-
"River chrome"
-Photo by Andrew Steber-
"Success !" Dungeness crab, Coos Bay
-Photo by Wade Campbell-
"Trophy Trout at Walton Lake!"
-Photo by Albert Almeida-
"My wife's first every chum!" Kilches River
-Photo by Josh Christenson-
"Kyle's "Unicorn" Bull" Silvies Unit
-Photo by Robert Harris-
"Chica with her first duck of the season. She retrieved 71 last season!" Coyote Springs -Photo by Aaron Light-
"Proud dad showing his son's first steelhead" Grand Ronde River
-Photo by Mark Van Sickle-
"Family Victory" Dufur
-Photo by Sabrina Kittelson-
"Quince's first hunt" Grizzly Unit
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
"Another great year of hunting great bucks in the Saddle Mountain Unit."
-Photo by Timothy Smith-
"Fall harvest extended youth hunt" Colton
-Photo by Chad Mathews -
"The big 4 point!" Salem
-Photo by Michael Schiedler-
"Nice catch" Weavers pond, Wallowa
-Photo by Sam Hulse-
Chinook salmon, Umpqua River
-Photo by Ken Haley-
"Elk gather to prepare for crossing Hwy 101" Manzanita
-Photo by David Dillon-
"2 hour creep" Pronghorn, Glass Butte
-Photo by Don wells-
October 2022
First antlerless deer Blacktail deer
"First antlerless deer"
-Photo by Alberto cordero Reyes"
"Monster buck" Blacktail deer, Unit 30
-Photo by Ryan Goins-
Upper Rogue steelhead German Brown Trout
"That's a keeper" Upper Rogue steelhead
-Photo by Terry Pickering-
"German Brown Trout" Deschutes River
-Photo by Brandon Golemo-
Saddle mountain sunset Roosevelt from the Scappose Unit
"Saddle mountain sunset"
-Photo by Duane Nelson-
"Double main beam 6 pt Roosevelt from the Scappose Unit"
-Photo by Devin Brown-
Chinook, Siletz River Smallmouth Bass, Upper Owyhee River
"The wife's first Chinook of the year" Siletz River
-Photo by Josh Christenson-
"Fall fishing at its finest!" Smallmouth Bass, Upper Owyhee River
-Photo by Zach Knapp-
Channel Catfish, Snake River First elk,  Lookout Mountain
"Late night catfishin!" Channel Catfish, Snake River
-Photo by Adam Tolman-
"First hunt, first elk" Lookout Mountain
-Photo by Ean Buck-
Coho, Yaquina River Mule deer hunt
"Linda with 2022 Wild Coho" Yaquina River
-Photo by Richard Fenske-
"Premium 2021" Mule deer hunt
-Photo by David Aikins-
Goose hunt, Juntura Dorado
"Father and son weekend" Juntura
-Photo by Jason Arnold-
"Dorado in Oregon water"
-Photo by Joe Revis-
Chinook salmon, McNary Dam, Columbia River Mule deer hunt, Ukiah
"Catching a Chinook salmon" McNary Dam, Columbia River
-Photo by Timothy Gilman-
"Mule deer hunt" Ukiah
-Photo by Timothy Gilman-
Native coho hen, Trask River Wenaha Unit Mentored Youth Deer Hunt
"Big native coho hen" Trask River
-Photo by Austin Perry-
"First Deer Hunt, 9 Years Old, 1 shot" Wenaha Unit Mentored Youth Deer Hunt -Photo by S. Scott Proctor-
Chinook, Rogue Bay, Gold Beach Chinook, Rogue Bay, Gold Beach
"As big as me!" Rogue Bay, Gold Beach
-Photo by Susan Swartz-
"Beautiful Chrome Chinook" Rogue Bay, Gold Beach
-Photo by Peter Swartz-
September 2022
"10 yrs old scouting mule deer" Big Lookout Mountain -Photo by David Lee Toews-
"First ever salmon!" Coho out of Florence
-Photo by Shani Attrell-
Charleston Harbor native coho
-Photo by Brandon Pearsall-
"A great king (Chinook) run moved up-river brights along the Columbia River beaches." -Photo by Barrett Taylor- "After work success" Ring-necked pheasant, Sauvie Island
-Photo by Kenneth Srofe-
"Back from salmon fishing with the girls" Coho out of Florence
-Photo by Brian Phelps-
"Huge redtail surf perch"
-Photo by Brian Flower-
"Geedee's First Pheasant" Ring-necked pheasant, E.E. Wilson
-Photo by Jeff Grimm-
"Like mother, like daughter!" Coho out of Garibaldi
-Photo by Vince Hawkins-
"16.4 pound steelhead" Deschuttes River
-Photo by Darryl Huff-
"Not necessarily what we were looking for on a sage grouse hunt but we parted ways amicably so all is good." Western rattle snake, Silvies Unit
-Photo by Jeff Price-
"Mom catching big rainbow before the ice forms on Malheur Reservoir."
-Photo by John Hidaka-
"Sunrise with a PR Chinook" Hood River
-Photo by Bill Monroe Jr.-
Pronghon antelope
-Photo by Robert a Barrett-
"Lady Luck" Columbia River Chinook
-Photo by Paul Wiseman-
"Biggest coho of the day!" Coos Bay
-Photo by Aaron Speakman-
"30 lb Group Effort" Columbia River Chinook
-Photo by Joe Barragan-

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