2013 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 2013 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
Delta Waterfowl Writing Awards
- Sponsored by Delta Waterfowl
Brock McRitchie Writing Awards
- Sponored By Len McRitchie
National Fishing Week Writing Awards
- Sponored By Canadian SportFishing Industry Association (CSIA)

NEWSPAPER/INTERNET COLUMN
1st Gord Pyzer
Title: The Great White(fish) North
Published by: Northern Ontario Tourism Portal

2nd Gord Pyzer
Title: Ontario's Giant Eye Poppin' Walleys
Published by: Northern Ontario Tourism Portal

3rd Don MacLean
Title: Time to Take the Kids Fishing
Published by:Cape Breton Post

MAGAZINE COLUMN
1st Brad Fenson
Title: Widgeon, the Rodney Dangerfield of Ducks - No Respect
Published by: Wildfowl

2nd Don Meredith
Title: Woodcraft
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Gord Pyzer
Title: Food Junkies
Published by: Outdoor Canada

NEWSPAPER/INTERNET FEATURE
1st Gord Pyzer
Title: The Muskie Man
Published by: Just Fishing

2nd Kevin Wilson
Title: Planning your Wild Sheep Hunt
Published by: Canadian Outdoorsmen

3rd Gord Pyzer
Title: Walleye - Way Past Ordinary
Published by: Just Fishing

TELEVISION/VIDEO
1st Dave Mercer
Title: Spinner Bait Smallies

2nd Bob Izumi
Title: Late Season Smallmouth

3rd Dave Mercer
Title: Saskatoon Pike

MAGAZINE FEATURE "OTHER"
1st TJ Schwanky
Title: Bushed
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd James Smedley
Title: The Spirit of Algonquin
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

3rd Al Voth
Title: Mass Hysteria
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

MAGAZINE FEATURE FISHING
1st Kevin Wilson
Title: No Limits
Published by: Western Sportsmen

2nd Scott Gardner
Title: Flats Fever
Published by: Outdoor Canada

3rd James Smedley
Title: To Catch a Steelhead on the Fly
Published by: Lake Superior Angler

MAGAZINE FEATURE HUNTING
1st Ken Bailey
Title: The Yuck Factor
Published by: Outdoor Canada

2nd Kevin Wilson
Title: Whitetails throughout the Year
Published by: Western Sportsmen

3rd Vanessa Harrop
Title: Too Close for Comfort
Published by: Safari Magazine

PHOTOGRAPHY
1st James Smedley
Title: Agawa Tour Train
Published by: Sault Saint Marie Visitors Guide

2nd Duane Radford
Title: Playing Percentages
Published by: Outdoor Edge

3rd Don Meredith
Title: Sunrise on the Ice
Published by: Canadian Outdoorsmen

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA WETLANDS APPRECIATION
1st TJ Schwanky
Title: Waterfowl Bonanza
Published by: The Outdoor Edge

2nd Brad Fenson
Title: Just Ducky
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Judie Steeves
Title: Consider the Cost of Using Up Ecosystems
Published by: Kelowna Capital News

THE BROCK MCRITCHIE AWARD
1st Kevin Wilson
Title: Start Kids Young
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd Jeff Helsdon
Title: Hooked on the Outdoors
Published by: Conservator

3rd TJ Schwanky
Title: What Little Girls Are Made Of
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

DELTA WATERFOWL FUTURE OF HUNTING IN CANADA AWARD
1st Duane Radford
Title: The Value of Hunting Journals
Published by: 2012 Alberta Hunting Regulations

2nd Kevin Wilson
Title: Start Kids Young
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Jeff Tribe
Title: The Perfect Hunt
Published by: The Tillsonburg News

THE NATIONAL FISHING WEEK WRITING AWARDS
1st Bob Scammell
Title: The Grandfather Clause
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd Duane Radford
Title: Destination Dalton
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Jeff Helsdon
Title: Hooked on the Outdoors
Published by: Conservator

 

 
Awards Submenu
2016 OWC Communications Awards

2015 OWC Communications Awards

2014 OWC Communications Awards

2013 OWC Communications Awards

2012 OWC Communications Awards

2011 OWC Communications Awards

2010 OWC Communications Awards

2009 OWC Communications Awards

2008 OWC Communications Awards

2007 OWC Communications Awards

2006 OWC Communications Awards

2005 OWC Communications Awards

Pete McGillen Award

Sponsors
Major Sponsors of the OWC National Communications Awards
Sponsor of the DUC Wetlands Appreciation Writing Awards
Sponsor of the National Fishing Week Writing Awards

Len McRitchie
Sponsor of the Brock McRitchie Writing Awards

Sponsor of the Delta Waterfowl Writing Award

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