DEC photo contest for Female Anglers

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is running a photo contest called “WomenHuntFishNY” for female anglers-of all ages in New York State. The contest begins June 17 and will be open until July 8. The “WomenHuntFishNY” contest categories includes but is not limited to freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing, and Ice fishing. In addition, the contest also encourages photos of youth fishing, mothers and children, and action shots to be entered as well. The winner of the contest will be featured on DEC’s website, social media, marketing campaigns, and print products.

To be entered in the contest the photo must depict women fishing in New York State. Entrees for the contest should be emailed to womenhuntfishny@dec.ny.gov. Participants are strongly encouraged to include a description of their photograph describing the experience.