Aug 9, 2013

Casting for Recovery: Photo Contest

THE RESULTS ARE IN: Thank you everyone for submitting your photos we truly do appreciate all the submissions. Look for some special mentions later this week for some of our other favorites.

GFS Photo Competition

First Place Winner: Joann and Mark Ouellette - "The Intruder"  - Why we chose this photo...

Second Place Winner: Jessica Rice for one of her submissions.

Third Place Winner: Dennis DeWitt.

Fourth Place Winner: Carly Shears for one of her submissions.

2013 Contest Winners

Casting for Recovery Photo Contest. In support of CFR the GFS team has created a very first for GFS and have commissioned the help from some of our friends, G. Loomis, Nautilus Reels, Hatch Outdoors as well as fellow fly fisherman and fly tyer, John Garrett (GFS Employee). We have some pretty cool prizes to give away to four lucky winners.

Gorge Fly Shop Presents: Casting for Recovery Photo Contest Prizes
Gorge Fly Shop: Casting for Recovery Photo Contest Prizes

Contest Opened
August 9th, 2013

Contest Closed
October 30th, 2013


G. Loomis Pro4x 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
They are as beautiful to look at as they are to cast. A rod any flyfisher would be proud to own!!
Read our G. Loomis Pro4x Rod Review

Nautilus FWX 5/6 Silver Fly Reel dressed in Pink
Trout to Bonefish. Fresh Water Light, Salt Water Safe!

Set of 12 "Angel Girl Steelhead Flies" in a GFS Fly Box
A Gorge Fly Shop Very Limited - Special Edition Fly designed and made by John Garrett. Read the full story about this product here.

Hatch Trucker Hat with a Hatch (logo) Original, White Buff
The perfect swagger for any hardcore Hatch fan.

Starting August 9th, 2013 submit your fly fishing photos to our Webmaster, all photos must belong to you and you must have the permission of the person or persons in the photo or photos you submit. By submitting your photos you are giving the Gorge Fly Shop permission to promote each photo in support of Casting for Recovery and the good of the competition, this could be on our Facebook Page, Home Page, Blog or other GFS media outlets. You have until October 30th (2013) at 12PM Pacific Time to submit your submission(s) to win a chance at one of these cool prizes.

The Photo
All photos must be in the spirit of fly fishing, do not restrict yourself to photos of fish head shots. We encourage everyone to get creative. Photos could be of product (example: Sage Grace Rod), scenery, your kids or grandkids fly fishing. Extra points may be rewarded for those who capture our main project goal. "To support Casting for Recovery and to promote Women fly casters as well as the Sport of Fly Fishing for younger generations." Brownie points will may be given for the most creative. You may see us use the phrase: Go Pink! Don't be afraid to get creative...

Brownie Points!
Judgement Day
All photos will be judged by the Gorge Fly Shop team, we will accept input on our Facebook Page given in comment form or by sharing the photos you support. The more comments and the more shares a photo gets may help us in our decision making process. We will be watching...
Results will be announced October 31st. Halloween!

Contest Rules

  • All photos must be in the spirit of fly fishing.
  • Photos of Kids or Female Casters may be given extra points.
  • The use of PINK clothing or gear may also receive extra points.
  • Men (boys) using or wearing PINK will receive brownie points.
  • Photos must belong to you.
  • You must have permission of the person(s) in the photo.
  • Please include a photo caption or we will provide one for you.
  • All photos must be submitted by October 30th, 2013 no later than 12PM Pacific Time.
  • All photos must be submitted to our webmaster:

Thank You for Submitting your photos!

The Gorge Fly Shop gives special thanks to G. Loomis, Nautilus Reels, Hatch Outdoors and John Garrett for giving their time and donating product(s) to the Gorge Fly Shop's first ever - Casting for Recovery Photo Contest. 

- Thank You the GFS Team

Some more of our Favorites:

Gorge Fly Shop
Webmaster | Mike Prine

Support Casting for Recovery: Go Pink
"Fly Fish the World with Us"
Pro4x Rod Review
Story behind a Angel

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