ADF&G youth cover photo contest deadline approaching

Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010

JUNEAU - The Division of Sport Fish wants to remind Southeast anglers that the youth cover photo contest deadline is Oct. 15.

The winning photo will appear on the cover of the regional 2011 Southeast Alaska Sport Fishing Regulations Summary. Runners up may appear in other Alaska Department of Fish & Game publications.

To be considered for the cover, the primary person in any photo must be under the age of 18 when the photo was taken, the photo must have been taken in Southeast Alaska and a photo release form must be filled out and accompany the photo. The department is looking for photos that represent what sport fishing means to young people and their families. Both the youth and the photographer will be credited inside the cover.

Only digital format or 5x7-inch prints will be accepted. Do not send transparencies. Photos can be e-mailed to The subject line of the e-mail must include the pictured youth's home community or the location the photo was taken. All entries must be accompanied with the attached photo release. Electronic submission size is limited to less than 10MB. Hard copies may be sent to: ADF&G, Division of Sport Fish, Attention: Patricia Dearing, P.O. Box 110024, Juneau, AK 99811-0024. Please limit the number of entries to three per person.

For hard copy and electronic submissions, please include: a brief description of the fishing adventure (who, what, when, where), name and age of person(s) in the photo, name of the person who took the photo and contact information.

Entries must be received at the Alaska Department of Fish & Game or e-mailed no later than 5 p.m. on Oct. 15.

For more information please visit the photo contest web site at, call the Division of Sport Fish Southeast Regional Office at 465-4270, or email

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