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The Year's Selected Photos

June 2024
 
"Lottie caught her first fish at age 4"
Rainbow trout, Kingsley Reservoir
-Photo by Alex Takos-
"Lottie, age 4, second time fishing! Caught using her Elsa princess rod." Rainbow trout, Kingsley Reservoir
-Photo by Alex Takos-
"Remi is 6. He drug this brood stock to the net by himself."
Rainbow trout, Haystack Reservoir
-Photo by Miu Green-
"Summer steelhead caught in Eugene"
-Photo by Andy Lam-
Redside trout, Lower Deschutes River
-Photo by Matt Scott-
"Good day on the water" Rainbow trout, Lower Deschutes
-Photo by Karl Sanchez-
"Mom caught this 17 inch rainbow while trolling through the middle of the lake!" Rainbow trout, Ben Irving Reservoir
-Photo by John Barone -
"Sign of life"
Smallmouth bass, Green Peter Reservoir
-Photo by Gary Davidson-
"Trophy for Rose" Rainbow trout, Hebo Lake
-Photo by Dave Smits-
"First ever catch! This beautiful rainbow trout put up a lively fight and jumped clear over the bow of my kayak twice before landing. De-barbed hooks made for a clean & easy release. Thanks ODFW for the fun!"
Rainbow trout, North Fork Reservoir
-Photo by Alex Peterson-
"First time crabbing" Dungeness Crab, Garibaldi
-Photo by James Wood-
"Beautiful brookie from a high lake" Brook trout, Mt. Jefferson Wilderness -Photo by Kayla Sulak-
May 2024
 
"Chunky rainbow on Dexter Reservoir."
-Photo by Randall Roe-
"Jakobie gets limit." Razor clamming, Clatsop beach
-Photo by Michael Piercy-
"Christina Mattos with 46 inch pacific halibut."Pacific halibut, Newport
-Photo by Christina Mattos-
"22-24lbs hatchery Chinook salmon!" Rogue River
-Photo by Tanner Hoskins-
" Tafana's first Largemouth Bass. Caught and released."
Largemouth bass, Willamette River
-Photo by David Johnson-
"Finally got my first bear and it's a big old boar. Close quarters, a 15 yard shot dropped him in his tracks." Black bear, White River Unit
-Photo by Christopher Makuakane-
"Another beautiful wild slab." Wild rainbow trout, Upper Deschutes River
-Photo by Michael Belcher-
"23" Brown Hog" Brown trout, Upper Deschutes River
-Photo by Heather Belcher-
April 2024
 
Nice 2-pound female bass, Emigrant Reservoir
-Photo by Diana Diener-
"Nat's second Tom from the fall of 2023." Alsea Unit
-Photo by Jake Lee-
"Good Morning" Heppner Unit
-Photo by Douglas McLain-
"Last day of the hunt"
-Photo by Jeff Davis-
"Took 3 weekends but I finally caught the trophy" Haystack Reservoir
-Photo by Christopher Robbins-
"Charlie landed his first summer steelhead on the Deschutes. A fiesty hatchery buck"
-Photo by Christopher Makuakane-
"Reagens first youth hunt" White River Wilderness
-Photo by Juston Santee-
"Unexpected steelhead while out bass fishing!!!" Lower Empire Lakes
-Photo by Mike Kelly IV-
March 2024
 
"Caught these fish on bobber and beads" Three Rivers steelhead
-Photo by Samiel Camacho-
"A hungry dark-eyed junco comes close for a snack" Deschutes County
-Photo by Crystal Burke-
"My son Evan when he was 13 (now 14) with a cow elk he got on a youth Stott Mountain cow tag." -Photo by Jeremy Wagner- "Dream come true" Mountain Lion, Shady Cove
-Photo by Jeff Lewis-
"Chromer!" Winter steelhead, Alsea hatchery
-Photo by Tyler Fredrickson-
"Fly Fishing for largemouths" Davis Lake
-Photo by Robert Lay-
February 2024
 
"Kiddo reeled in his first steelhead with the help of his step dad." Alsea River steelhead-Photo by Dominique Stitt-
"Couples who fish together stay together." Alsea hatchery steelhead
-Photo by Dominique Stitt-
"Very happy 15 year old with two Clackamas steelhead."
-Photo by John Harrison-
"Big wild steelhead on a bead" Upper Nestucca River
-Photo by Cody Johnson-
"Tyler cox, 13 year old fisherman and hunter, caught this fall chinook on the Columbia River with a spinner and a 360 shortbus flasher." -Photo by Amy Cox-
January 2024
 
"Winter Steelhead!!!" North Fork Nehalem River -Photo by Dan Renelt-
"Christmas Crabbing" Tillamook Bay
-Photo by Eric Ashenbrenner-

"What a slab" Rainbow trout, Lower Deschutes River
-Photo by John Green-

"Dads first sturgeon 44.5" " White sturgeon, Columbia River
-Photo by Cameron Shelby-
"Tanner filled his youth cow tag. First elk"
Rocky Mountain Elk -Photo by Rod Bjorvik-
December 2023
 
Love that these fish take care of the other trout! Catch and release!!! Diamond Lake tiger trout
-Photo by Tracey Snow-

Northwestern Salamander, Central Oregon Coast
-Photo by Lori Quay-

"This Fern Ridge mud puddle was full of huge carp!"
-Photo by Kayla Sulak-
"My first grouse!" Roughed grouse, Willamette National Forest
-Photo by Kayla Sulak-
"American Dreams." Rainbow Trout, Cottage Grove Pond
-Photo by Andrea Prasad-
"B run steelhead." Lower Deschutes
-Photo by Mike Wulk-
"16 year old Fischer Barber took this picture after a day of steelheading on the Grand Ronde River near Troy."
-Photo by Fischer Barber-
"My brothers first archery deer." Willamette Valley blacktail deer
-Photo by Maximilien Ratthe-
November 2023
 
"First Goose of the Season" Klamath Lake, Canada goose
-Photo by Jarrett Coiner-
"In the blind" Klamath Lake, Canada goose
-Photo by Jarrett Coiner-
"Summer chrome (steelhead) on the (Rogue) river"
-Photo by Dan Henthorn-
"Luke's big (bigmouth) bass" Coquille
-Photo by Dan Henthorn-
""First Deer" Blacktail buck, Saddle Mountain Unit
-Photo by Ben Davis-
"2 lb. Crab off the dock" Dungeness crab, Garibaldi
-Photo by Tanner Cremer-
"Youth Extended W. OR Deer" Blacktail buck near Kingston
-Photo by Timothy Lee McCoy-
"1 Dozen Albacore from 20 miles off shore" Depoe Bay
-Photo by John Harrison-
"First ever steelhead, woohoo!" Mcgregor Park, Rogue River
-Photo by Shawn Phinney-
"Whoa wild coho" Santiam River
-Photo by Troy LaLonde-
October 2023
 
"Making Memories" Columbia River Chinook -Photo by Charlie Ciecko-
Chinook
largemouth bass
"Bobber Down" Tillamook Chinook salmon -Photo by Kurt Allison- Cheadle Lake largemouth bass -Photo by Jennifer Rochefort-
deer hunt coho
"After seeing 30 does the day prior, this huge buck stepped out in front of me at 60 yards." South Central Oregon -Photo by Carlos Salcedo- "Coho hog" Coos Bay -Photo by Alex Samuels-
steelhead rainbow trout
"Steelhead on a fly rod" Wallowa River -Photo by Gabriel Leal- "#16 Caddis" Fall River rainbow trout -Photo by Phil Lindquist-
steelhead Antelope Buck
"Andy's first steelhead!" Rogue River, Galice -Photo by Shawn King- "2023 Antelope Buck Columbia Basin" -Photo by Skip Jones-
September 2023
 
"First of fall chinook for me!" Columbia River
-Photo by Trina Sharp-
"8lbs largemouth bass" Walter Wirth Lake
-Photo by John Kochubey-
"Columbia River Gorge Chinook Salmon"
-Photo by John Harrison-
"A Great Day on the Water!" Rogue River Chinook
-Photo by Dillyn Paradzinski-
"The kid is hooked" Coos Bay
-Photo by Roberto Pedrini-
"Western Toad by Shale Ridge Trail"
-Photo by David Dessert-
"Dad caught a nice one!" Lake of the Woods
-Photo by Adam Seable-
"Momma and son limiting out in Lincoln City"
-Photo by Scott VanDomelen-
"ODFW youth pheasant hunt, E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area"
-Photo by Doug Krause-
"Landed an amazing 31" female coho from the shore at the mouth of the Alsea. This is why I love Waldport."
-Photo by Coy Coker-
"Our last coho catch of the season" Winchester Bay
-Photo by Dustin Iverson-
"Lillie's first day of elk hunting" Zumwalt Prairie
-Photo by Clinton Epps-
"Lillie's first elk, taken at 227 yards with a .270" Zumwalt Prairie
-Photo by Clinton Epps-
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-
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