2014 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 2014 Outdoor Communication Award is listed first followed by 2 Award of Merit winners.

The awards are presented annually.

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 Ken Bailey
Title: Versatility the Key to Success
Published by: The Fishin' Hole's Anglers Post

2nd Don MacLean
Title: It's Time to Introduce Kids to the Wonderful World of Fishing
Published by: Cape Breton Post

3rd Gord Pyzer
Title: Getting the Most from Your Guide
Published by:Northern Ontario Travel - Canada's Great Outdoors

MAGAZINE COLUMN
1st Gord Ellis
Title: Moose Hunting: Understanding the Insanity
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd Gord Pyzer
Title: Team Canada
Published by: Outdoor Canada

3rd Garry Moore
Title: Maturity and Guns
Published by: Northwoods Sporting Journal

NEWSPAPER/INTERNET FEATURE
1st Gord Nuttall
Title: Avoid Elk Hunting Agony
Published by: Western Sportsman

2nd Gord Pyzer
Title: Fish Talk with the Docs
Published by: Just Fishing!

3rd Wes David
Title: Winged Predators
Published by: Canadian Outdoorsman

TELEVISION/VIDEO
1st Dave Mercer
Title: Ragetail Smallmouth

2nd Dave Mercer
Title: Punching Largemouth

3rd Bob Izumi
Title: One Stop Spot Fishing

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

2nd Duane Radford
Title: Alberta's War on Wolves
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Don Meredith
Title: The Demise of Woodland Caribou in Alberta
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

MAGAZINE FEATURE FISHING
1st Ken Bailey
Title: Is the Sutton the World's Best Brook Trout River?
Published by: Outdoor Canada

2nd Gord Pyzer
Title: The Secrets the Pros Never Wanted You to Know
Published by: Outdoor Canada

3rd Ken Bailey
Title: Spin City
Published by: Alberta Fishing Guide

MAGAZINE FEATURE HUNTING
1st Ken Bailey
Title: King Can
Published by: Outdoor Canada

2nd Alan Davy
Title: Never Miss a Turkey Again
Published by: Outdoor Canada

3rd TJ Schwanky
Title: Grizzly Encounter
Published by: Western Sportsmen

PHOTOGRAPHY
1st James Smedley
Title: Missinaibli River
Published by: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd James Markou
Title: Hummingbird
Published by: Ontario Wildlife Federation

3rd Mick Bohonis
Title: Hill Top Paradise
Published by: The Chronicle's Journal "Outdoors Guide"

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA WETLANDS APPRECIATION
1st Duane Radford
Title: Alberta's Wetland going to Hell
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

2nd Brad Fenson
Title: Wall to Wall Gadwall
Published by: Wildfowl

3rd Judie Steeves
Title: Do Your bBit to Protect Valuable Wetlands
Published by: Kelowna Capital News

THE BROCK MCRITCHIE AWARD
1st Kevin Wilson
Title: Hunting: A Family Affair
Published by: The Outdoor Edge

2nd James Smedley
Title: Fishing with the Next Generation
Published by: Canoe Roots Magazine

3rd Kevin Wilson
Title: Kids and Bow Hunting
Published by: Western Sportsmen

DELTA WATERFOWL FUTURE OF HUNTING IN CANADA AWARD
1st Judie Steeves
Title: New Interest in an Old Sport
Published by: Kelowna Capital News

THE NATIONAL FISHING WEEK WRITING AWARDS
1st James Smedley
Title: Successful Family Ice Fishing
Published by: The Outdoors Guide

2nd Duane Radford
Title: Y.O.L.O.
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

3rd Brad Fenson
Title: West Coast Fishing Adventure
Published by: Alberta Outdoorsmen

 

 
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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