2007 OWC COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS WINNERS

This annual competition recognizes and rewards excellence in outdoor communication and promotes craft improvement. It is open to all members of the Outdoor Writers of Canada "in good standing".

In each category the winner of the 2007 Outdoor Communication Award is listed first followed by 2 Award of Merit winners.

The awards are presented annually at the Awards Banquet during the Outdoor Writers of Canada's annual conference.

Also Including:
Storyteller
- Sponsored by Ron Miller
DUC Wetland's Appreciation Writing Awards
- Sponsored by Ducks Unlimited Canada)
Brock McRitchie Writing Awards
- Sponored By Len McRitchie
National Fishing Week Writing Award
- Sponored By Canadian SportFishing Industry Association (CSIA)

NEWSPAPER COLUMN

1st Lionel Gould
Title: Birding at Night
Publication: Owen Sound Sun Times

2nd Lionel Gould
Title: International Migratory Bird Day
Publication: Owen Sound Sun Times

3rd Gord Ellis
Title: The Cost of Global Warming
Publication: Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal

MAGAZINE COLUMN

1st Gord Ellis
Title: Bright Skies, Big Eyes
Publication: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd James Smedley
Title: Jackfish Ghost Town
Publication: Ontario Out of Doors

3rd Duane Radford
Title: The Party's Over, Alberta
Publication: Alberta Outdoorsmen

NEWSPAPER FEATURE

1st Brad Fenson
Title: Late Season Mallards
Publication: Realtree Canada Website

2nd Brad Fenson
Title: Tips for Deer Hunting During the Rut
Publication: Grainews

3rd Bill Stilwell
Title: Gadgets and Gizmos
Publication: The Toronto Sun

MAGAZINE FEATURE "OTHER"

1st Duane Radford
Title: Iron Man of the Yukon Quest
Publication: Up Here Magazine

2nd Roger Brunt
Title: A Touch of Beatrix Potter
Publication: Aqua

3rd Robert Reguly
Title: Seeing Ghosts
Publication: Outdoor Canada

MAGAZINE FEATURE FISHING

1st Gord Pyzer
Title: Beauchene Brookies Beckon
Publication: Outdoor Canada Magazine

2nd Gord Pyzer
Title: Dream Destinations
Publication: Outdoor Canada Magazine

3rd Patrick Walsh
Title: The Making of Milton
Publication: Outdoor Canada Magazine

MAGAZINE FEATURE HUNTING

1st T.J. Schwanky
Title: Canada's 10 Toughest Hunts
Publication: Outdoor Canada

2nd T.J. Schwanky
Title: Bugles in the High Country
Publication: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Bruce Masterman
Title: Hunters and Dogs: The Special Tie That Binds
Publication: The Conservator

PHOTOGRAPHY

1st James Smedley
Title: (Cover photo) Kayaking
Publication: Kanawa Magazine

2nd John Kaplanis
Title: Sunset Success (Cover photo)
Publication: Officially Rugged Magazine

3rd Lionel Gould

Title: Northern Sawwhet Owl
Publication: Owen Sound SunTimes

DUCKS UNLIMITED WETLANDS APPRECIATION

1st T.J. Schwanky

Title: Ode to a Wetland
Publication: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd Michael Hungle
Title: The Land of Living Skies
Publication: The Conservator (D.U.)

3rd Brad Fenson
Title: Small Water Ducks
Publication: Alberta Outdoorsmen

THE BROCK McRITCHIE AWARD

1st James Smedley
Title: Climbing the Batchewana Ice Falls
Publication: Ontario Travel Discoveries

2nd Kevin Wilson
Title: Start 'Em Young
Publication: The Outdoor Edge Magazine

3rd Ralph Shaw
Title: The Evolution of a Hunter, Part 1 and 2
Publication: Comox Valley Record

VIDEO/TV

1st Brian Chan
Title: Stillwater Techniques with Brian Chan
Show: The New Fly Fisher

2nd Bob Izumi
Title: Ontario Helifishing
For Steelhead
Show: Bob Izumi's Real Fishing Show

3rd Jim Shockey
Title: "Tajikistan"
Show: Outdoor Channel

STORY TELLER

1st Ken Bailey
Title: The Lake of Endless Possibilities
Publication: Outdoor Canada Magazine

2nd Brad Fenson
Title: Tepees, Antelope & Legends
Publication: Black Powder Hunting

3rd Brad Fenson
Title: Bear Tracks
Publication: Black Powder Hunting

BOOKS

1st Bill Stillwell
Title: Scenic Secrets of Manitoba
Publisher: Manitoba Naturally, William Street Publishing

2nd Don MacLean
Title: A Little Something I Tied Myself
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing

3rd Duane Radford
Title: Fish and Wild Game Recipes
Publisher: Sports Scene Publications Inc.

 
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Sponsors
Major Sponsor of the OWC National Communications Awards
Sponsor of the DUC Wetlands Appreciation Writing Awards
Sponsor of the National Fishing Week Writing Awards
Ron Miller
Sponsor of the Storyteller Awards
Len McRitchie
Sponsor of the Brock McRitchie Writing Awards
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