2010 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 2010 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:
DUC Wetland's Appreciation Writing Awards
- Sponsored by Ducks Unlimited Canada)
Brock McRitchie Writing Awards
- Sponored By Len McRitchie
The Len Rich Tight Lines Award (for Up and Coming Writers)
- Sponsored by Sue Buckle
National Fishing Week Writing Awards
- Sponored By Canadian SportFishing Industry Association (CSIA)

NEWSPAPER/INTERNET COLUMN

1st Bob Scammell
Title: Bison At Risk on Public Land
Published by: The Reddeer Advocate

2nd Lionel Gould
Title: Birding in Bear Country
Published by: Owen Sound Sun Times

3rd Mick Bohonis
Title: Tomorrows Hunters
Published by:Thunder Bay Source

MAGAZINE COLUMN

1st Bob McGary
Title: Battling The Sea Lamprey
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd Gordon Pyzer
Title: Bet Your Life
Published by: Outdoor Canada Magazine

3rd Duane Radford
Title: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

NEWSPAPER/INTERNET FEATURE

1st Alex Gouthro
Title: Having a Bad Day?
Published by: The Chronicle Journal's -- Outdoors Guide

2nd Terry Lynn Johnson
Title: Wind Wars
Published by: Sailing Breezes Magazine

3rd David Wei
Title: The World's Racing Destinations
Published by: The Vancouver Sun

TELEVISION/VIDEO

1st T.J. Schwanky
Title: Namibian Plains Game shown on Outdoor Quest TV

2nd Dave Mercer
Title: Alligagator Gar shown on Facts of Fishing TV Show

3rd Bob Izumi
Title: Sturgeon BC shown on Real Fishing TV

MAGAZINE FEATURE "OTHER"

1st James Smedley
Title: George Theriault's Fountain of Youth
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd Gordon Pyzer
Title: Smallmouths for Tomorrow - Behind the Science
Published by: In-Fisherman Magazine

3rd T.J. Schwanky
Title: The Internet Posse
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

MAGAZINE FEATURE FISHING

1st Patrick Walsh
Title: The Tree River
Published by: Outdoor Canada

2nd Gordon Pyzer
Title: Old School Scientists/Walleye
Published by: In-Fisherman Magazine

3rd James Smedley
Title: The Hiking Steelheader
Published by: Lake Superior Angler

MAGAZINE FEATURE HUNTING

1st Ken Bailey
Title: Buck Fever
Published by: Outdoor Canada

2nd Marty Roberts
Title: Gobbler Gains
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

3rd Ken Bailey
Title: Huns and Sharpies
Published by: Outdoor Canada

PHOTOGRAPHY

1st James Smedley
Title: Winter Walleye
Published by: Sentier Chase Peche

2nd Duane Radford
Title: Spot Every Species
Published by: The Outdoor Edge Magazine

3rd James Smedley
Title: There's no place like this: Ontario
Published by: Chill Magazine

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA WETLANDS APPRECIATION

1st Jeff Helsdon
Title: Great Lakes Great Challenge
Published by: DU Conservator

2nd Lionel Gould
Title: Birders and D.U.C. share many interests.
Published by: Owen Sound Sun Times

3rd Bill Otway
Title: Ducks Unlimited Canada - 70 years of Conservation
Published by: BC Outdoors Magazine

THE BROCK MCRITCHIE AWARD

1st James Smedley
Title: Overnight on Nipissing Ice
Published by: My Ontario

2nd Bob Scammell
Title: Catch Fishing and Memories
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Terry Lynn Johnson
Title: Mixing it up in Kellarney
Published by: Wavelength Magazine

BOOKS

Not Enough entries to run this category

THE LEN RICH TIGHT LINES AWARD

1st Gord Nuttall
Title: Holy Cow
Published by: n/a

2nd Gord Nuttall
Title: Summertime Spot and Stalk
Published by: n/a

3rd Wes David
Title: Bass Baits for Pike
Published by: n/a

THE NATIONAL FISHING WEEK WRITING AWARDS

1st Bob Scammlll
Title: Catch Fishing and Memories
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd Peter Wood
Title: Wiggly Good Time
Published by: Orillia Packet & Times

3rd James Smedley
Title: Overnight on Nipising Ice
Published by: My Ontario (Ontario Travel)

 


 
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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

Friends and Family of Len Rich
Sponsor of The Len Rich Tight Lines Award (for Up and Coming Writers)

Len McRitchie
Sponsor of the Brock McRitchie Writing Awards
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