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Sunbury resident chosen in statewide photo contest for Pa Fish & Boat Commission | Outside

With fishing on the minds of many residents, now seems like the perfect time to show off this award-winning photo!

In a post on Twitter, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission announced that a Sunbury resident was the big winner of the 2021 photo contest.

Ethan Oakes of Sunbury, Northumberland County, won the grand prize with his photo: Fly fishing on Penns Creek, Snyder County, for brown trout in early fall.

See all photos of the 2021 finalists here.

According to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), their photography contest aims to develop an appreciation for Pennsylvania fishing, boating, and aquatic resources. The competition for 2022 runs until December 31, 2022.

Find the rules for submitting your photo here.

Photographers can submit photos that include anglers, boaters, reptiles, amphibians, and waterway scenery. Photos may not be altered or digitally enhanced in any way.

The CBFP is using the winning entries in a feature article in a future issue of Pennsylvania Angler & Boater and on the Commission’s website and Facebook page.

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