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This Year's Selected Photos

October 2021

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

"Sandy river Coho Hen"
-Photo by Ted coleman-
"My first deer!"
A Columbian Black Tail Deer from the Saddle Mt. Unit.
-Photo by Ryan Cross-
"Sam caught his first salmon"
A Chinook from the Columbia River between Bonnieville and The Dalles dam -Photo by Henry Ashbridge-
Western blacktail harvested in the Willamette Unit
-Photo by Wesley Wenzel-
"13 pound coho" from the mouth of the Clackamas River
-Photo by Henry Ashbridge-
"They said it was beginners luck once the hunt was over and I was the only one that tagged out." Elk hunting in the Sled Springs Unit
-Photo by Kristi Woody-
"Fishing practice" on the 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 Wildlife Area pheasant hunt.
-Photo by Genevra Smith-
Trillium Lake Three Creeks Lake
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-
July 2021
Turkey hunt Turkey hunt
Tanner's Spring Mentored Youth Tom. -Photo by Rod Bjorvik- Tanner's mentored youth fall tom. -Photo by Rod Bjorvik-
sooty grouse sooty grouse
These sooty grouse were seen on July 9, 202 on on the Jack Fire, which is burning east of Glide on the Umpqua National Forest. This particular area saw a low severity burn move through the area several days prior. -Photos by Kyle Reed-
Rainbow trout at North Fork Reservoir
"Happy Fisherman!" North Fork Reservoir
-Photo by Thomas Meyer-
Micah with his first trophy Rainbow trout at North Fork Reservoir.
-Photo by Brian Keechle-
Tiger rockfish out of Brookings
Tiger rockfish out of Brookings. -Photo by Jimbo-
"Big girl released safely," lingcod, Pacific City.
-Photo by Mark Lytle-
"First fish on my new boat!" Smallmout bass, upper Willamette River.
-Photo by Andrew Mulkey-
"Tysons first Fishing Trip." Rainbow trout, Henry Hagg Lake
-Photo by Charles Donley -
"15 pound chinook" Umpqua River
-Photo by Kendra Stockton-
June 2021
Rainbow trout, Rock Creek Reservoir
"It's a monster." Rainbow trout, Rock Creek Reservoir. -Photo by Edmund Reynolds-
Rainbow trout, Emigrant Lake Bluegill, Topsy Recreation Area
Rainbow trout, Emigrant Lake. -Photo by Ezekiel Hill- "First Fish" Bluegill, Topsy Recreation Area. -Photo by Zachary Wieting-
Spring Chinook Salmon, North Umpqua River Free Fishing Day
"Worth taking the day off," Spring Chinook Salmon, North Umpqua River.
-Photo by Jenn Broker-
"Free Fishing Day Smiles"
-Photo by Tom Weiss-
Rio Grande, Sumpter unit Whitefish, Deschutes River
"First Spring Turkey at 8 years old," Rio Grande, Sumpter unit
-Photo by Christopher Liby-
"Second cast in hole," Whitefish, Deschutes River
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
sunrise at Trout Creek Park Trout Fishing at Diamond Lake
"Good morning," sunrise at Trout Creek Park
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
"Trout Fishing at Diamond Lake (in spite of the weather!)"
-Photo by Timothy George-
Rainbow trout, Deschutes River Rainbow trout, Tenmile Lake
"First cast in hole," rainbow trout, Deschutes River
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
"Always catching bigger fish than her momma," rainbow trout, Tenmile Lake
-Photo by Brenda Jackson-
Mountain Goat Greater Sage Grouse
Mountain Goat, 3 Finger Jack -Photo by David Brant- Greater Sage Grouse, Steen Mountains -Photo by David Brant-
Lingcod, Newport Pronghorn antelope
"1st Ling cod," Newport -Photo by Dennis Brown- Pronghorn antelope near Cove. -Photo by Jeffrey Hartmann-
Pronghorn antelope Pronghorn antelope
Pronghorn antelope near Cove. -Photos by Jeffrey Hartmann-
May 2021
Sandhill crane, Sauvie Island
"Skinny legs and all," Sandhill crane, Sauvie Island -Photo by Steven Conner-
Osprey Coyote pup
Osprey with a fish for lunch, EE Wilson Wildife Area
-Photo by Allen Norby-
Coyote pup, Astoria
-Photo by Cayden Weaver-
Waterfowl opener Trophy trout, McNary Ponds
"Waterfowl opener"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
"A true trophy trout," McNary Ponds, Hermiston
-Photo by Kenneth Dopps-
Harbor seal Spring bear hunt
Harbor seal mother and pup, Depoe Bay
-Photo by Steven Conner-
"Mom and son spring bear hunt"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
Deer hunt Deer hunt
"Mom and son deer hunt"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
"Mom and son deer hunt"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
Deer hunt Turkey hunt
"Mom and son deer huntt"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
"Family Turkey hunt"
-Photo by Garrett Yarbrough-
Lake trout," Odell Lake Clamming
"25" lake trout," Odell Lake
-Photo by Amber Wilmot-
"Ace 3 holds up his clam while brother Samson 7 and father rake in the background. First time clamming!"
-Photo by Leigh Darrah-
Steelhead on the Wilson River Fishing Diamond Lake
"Pure excitement" Steelhead on the Wilson River
-Photo by Trevor Walden-
"Best catch of the day, smile sais it all," Diamond Lake
-Photo by Mark Newell-
Largemouth bass at Hyatt Lake Largemouth bass at Squaw Lake
"First Largy of the year" largemouth bass at Hyatt Lake
-Photo by Michael Wilkerson-
"Googan baits for the win!" Largemouth bass at Squaw Lake
-Photo by Dylan John-
Perch fishing Fishing Hills Creek Reservoir
"My biggest surf perch I've ever caught" -Photo by Javier Rivera- "Hooked on fishing" at Hills Creek Reservoir -Photo by Ronda White-
April 2021
Bird hunt
Father/Son bird hunt -Photo by Eric Ashenbrenner-
Clamming at Garibaldi docks Crabbing in Charleston
"Clamming at Garibaldi docks." -Photo by MPacat- "Two nice keepers!" Crabbing in Charleston. -Photo by Steve McIntyre-
"First bull elk" -Photo by Eric Ashenbrenner- "Chetco premium" -Photo by Christopher Loebs-
Rainbow trout, Applegate Lake Salmon fishing, Columbia River
"Best catch of the day!" Rainbow trout, Applegate Lake.
-Photo by Dylan John-
"Triple threat! Dad & daughters." Salmon fishing, Columbia River.
-Photo by Joleen Wampler-Kendall-
"Meat in the freezer" -Photo by Lacey Bland- "Premium elk success" in the Indigo Unit - Photo by Ralph Ledford-
Barred owl Rough-legged Hawk
"Barred owl doing some sunrise hunting in my backyard scoping out squirrels in the yard next door." -Photo by Evan LeAir- Rough-legged Hawk, Powell Butte. -Photo by Chuck Gates-
Gadwall Drake Gray Partridge, Enterprise
Gadwall Drake, Prineville -Photo by Chuck Gates- Gray Partridge, Enterprise -Photo by Chuck Gates-
"Mule deer, 4x3, last day" in the Maury Unit -Photo by Ronald Groves- "Big boy" -Photo by Sean Hubler-
March 2021
"Beautiful bright chinook salmon caught with brads cut plug on the Columbia River. Only bite of the day for us but a sweet fish! Way to go Carter!"
-Photo by James Braden-
Sauvie Island channel catfish.
-Photo by John Kammerzelt-
Crabbing 2020 in Newport. -Photo by Tommy Lee- Excellent catfishing on the John Day River. -Photo by Marcus Lewis-
Smallmouth bass
Bass fishing
Smallmouth bass
-Photo by Ezekiel Hill-
Bass fishing, Emigrant Reservoir
-Photo by Ezekiel Hill-
young girl with big trout
"Big trout, little fisherman." Klamath Lake
-Photo by Debra Hunter-
"If you don’t go you don’t know." Winter steelhead, Alsea River.
-Photo by Jay Torland-
"Flying with egg patterns in the winter." Redside rainbow trout.
-Photo by Colton Macgillivray-
"Soooo fun!!!" Copper rock fish, South Jetty, Newport.
-Photo by Jason Lowe-
January and February 2021
Crabbing in Newport
Steelhead on the Rogue
Great time with the grandkids. Crabbing in Newport.
-Photo by Patrick Edwards-
11th Birthday done right! Steelhead on the Rogue River.
-Photo by Bob Farris-
December 2020
dungeness crab Brood trout
Tasty Oregon dungeness, Yaquina Bay Newport
-Photo by Brad Arnsmeier-
Great brood trout caught on a fly at Timber Linn.
-Photo by Melissa Borges-
duck hunting
A good start to the week for Max.
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
spaniel with duck duck hunters
The end of a good week for Max. Public land pheasant.
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
A great start to Thanksgiving break.
-Photo by Matt Langer-
tree in snow hunter's cabin
I wonder how many winters this tree has seen?
-Photo by Wesley Freadman-
Teddy's smile says it all.
-Photo by Matt Langer-
Ominous day in Vetran Park turkey hunters
Ominous day in Vetran Park
-Photo by Wayne Wambolt-
First turkey in a family of hunters!
-Photo by G.W. Hartley-
November 2020
"Pre-COVID Brood Stock Catch and Release"
Rainbow Trout, Ochoco Reservoir
-Photo by David Isom-
"Doubles" Fall Chinook Salmon, Pacific City
-Photo by Chris J.-
Josh and his buck, taken on an A&H hunt in the Siuslaw WMU
-Photo by Jason Davies-
"Roughly 8", just before it wiggled right back into the water"
Channel Catfish, Woodburn Pond
-Photo by Brianna Cantrell-
"One a piece. Now they don't have to argue over who gets to pluck."
Chuckar hunt on the John Day River
-Photo by Marshall Cook-

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