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August 2014: Photo Contest Winners

Here are the winners in the fishing, hunting, crabbing, clamming and wildlife viewing categories. Two hundred forty photos met eligibility requirements for the contest and many of them will be showcased in the future on ODFW’s website, in promotional materials and on social media channels, so look for yours. Several runner-ups were recognized.

The contest ran from June 24, 2014 through August 1, 2014.

ODFW accepts photo submissions every day.

The Winner! Runners Up
Fly Fishing

Greg Yamada, Eugene, entered a self-portrait titled “Fly-fishing the South Fork McKenzie River”. (Click image to view larger)


First runner up: Chris Bedsaul of Springfield submitted this photo of Mari Stuart with one of several catfish she caught at Brownlee Reservoir at sunset. (Click image to view larger)

Perch Fishing

Second runner up: Don Jenson, Gold Beach, photographed Dave Friesen and pal Emma perch fishing on the gravel spit, mouth of the Rogue River. (Click image to view larger)

The Winner! Runners Up
Deer Hunters

Timothy Mazac Jr. of Nyssa submitted a photo of himself and a friend with the mule deer bucks they took during an Eastern Oregon public land archery hunt. (Click image to view larger)

Duck Hunter

First runner up: Greg Fox, Junction City, took this shot of his son Blake while on a mentored youth duck hunt in the Junction City area. (Click image to view larger)

Deer Hunter

Second runner up: Doug Darst, Keizer, got a photo of Jeremy Darst with a blacktail buck taken in the Stott Mountain Unit. (Click image to view larger)

The Winner! Runner Up
Meghan O'Connell, Washington D.C., photographed her father, Tim O'Connell of Portland, as he hauled in a ring of Dungeness crabs at Netarts Bay. (Click image to view larger)
Runner up: Debra Mawdsley, Lincoln City, took this photo of Tom Chesnut with the Dungeness crabs he caught out of Depoe Bay. (Click image to view larger)
The Winner! Runner Up

Jerry Alto captured his grandson, Odin, showing off his first-ever razor clam at Gearhart Beach. (Click image to view larger)


Runner up: Cevinah Chotard, Eugene, entered a photo of Dante Zuniga-West clamming in Florence. (Click image to view larger)

Wildlife Viewing
The Winner! Runners Up

Tim Moore, Cloverdale, snapped a photo of dunlin while hiking to the mouth of the Nestucca River from Bob Straub State Park. (Click image to view larger)


First runner up: Manzanita elk at sunset. Paul A Hughes photographer. (Click image to view larger)

Brown Pelicans
Second runner up: Michael Lazott, Depoe Bay, captured brown pelicans at Fishing Rock State Park. (Click image to view larger)

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