Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Official Photo Contest Details

So, we've been running around behind the scenes lining up some sweet gear for the contest. We've got two of the best photographers in the fishing industry lined up to help us in judging the contest. And finally, we're ready to open up the contest officially and begin accepting any and all photos from you guys!

Email Address for photo contest -

Photo Contest Details

Contest Runs April 1st Through Oct 31st - Winners will be announced November 30th
5 Separate Categories
  • 1. Best Trout Pose with Montana Troutfitters Logo Being Worn
    Will Win 9’ 5wt Sage Z-Axis & Float Trip with Kris Kumlien

  • 2. Best Overall Artistic use of Montana Troutfitters Logo in Photo
    Will Win 9' 6wt Winston BIIX Rod & Ross Vexsis 2 Reel

  • 3. Best Insect Photograph on a Troutfitters Logo
    Will Win Echo Carbon Rod of Choice & 5 Dozen Assorted Flies in a Troutfitters Box

  • 4. Best Non Trout Species With Troutfitters Logo in Photo
    Will Win Rio Carp Line, SA Magnum Taper Sharkskin Line & Airflo Ridge Line

  • 5. Best Remote Location Shot with Troutfitters Logo in Photo
    Will Win a pair of Korkers brand new Predator Boots, a Troutfitters Hoodie, an embroidered Troutfitters Under Armour Shirt, and a Troutfitters Hat of Choice

Judging of contest will be done by Brian O’Keefe and Todd Moen of Catch Magazine

Troutfitters employees, family members and Guide Staff are ineligible for the photo contest.

All photos submitted will automatically become the property of Montana Troutfitters and may be used as such for any purposes Montana Troutfitters and the contests sponsors deem appropriate. Contestants submitting photos still maintain their own rights for their photo usage, however they will relinquish any pursuit of monetary gain for such photos from Montana Troutfitters or any of its affiliates or sponsors. By submitting photos to Montana Troutfitters contestant agrees to above terms.

Contestants may submit multiple photos for multiple categories and are eligible for all categories, however, photo’s will only be considered for one category. So when submitting specify which category you would like your photos to be considered for. For example, if you submit a photograph of a non trout species in a remote location with a logo being worn – you must specify whether you would like it to be considered for the Remote Location category or the Non Trout Species category.

Photos featuring a Non-Montana Troutfitters Logo will not under any circumstances be considered for the contest. Only photos submitted with a Montana Troutfitters logo will be entered into the contest.

All photos must be submitted in electronic format via email or burned onto a CD. All files must be submitted in .JPG format and shot in at least 4 Mega Pixels. All photos must be received by October 1st.

Any photos deemed to be altered to include the Montana Troutfitters logo will be automatically disqualified for the contest. By submitting photos to Montana Troutfitters contestant agrees to all above terms.

Bottom line – have fun with the contest, get some Troutfitters logo gear and get out on the river and start shooting some great shots!

For the best in fishing photography from around the world check out Catch Magazine online at

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