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adam  
08/11/2009 10:09PM
It is time to start the August 2009 Photo Contest.

The theme for this month's contest is "Canoes on the Water".

Monthly Category: Pictures of Canoes on the Water in Canoe Country

There is again a special reward for this months contests. Along with winning a hat, Wilderness Passages Magazine, created by long time member QPassage, is giving a free copy of their great magazine and a 2 1/2 hour DVD of Quetico footage to the winner of the photo contest and trip report contest. For more information about Wilderness Passages, you can visit their website at WildernessPassages.com

Remember 1 entry per person please. This helps us vote accurately.

Rules:
- You must be signed in as a member with a valid email address in your profile to enter (or win).

- You can only enter one photo per monthly contest. You can enter the same photo if it did not win in a previous month.

- You must be the photographer of the photo.

- Photos are entered in the contest by making a reply posting to this message and using the "Add a photo to this message" link during composition. This will allow you to upload a photo from your computer to the contest or allow you to select a photo which you have already loaded into your photo gallery on this site. If you want to enter your photo in another way, please contact us.

- Please describe in the message where the picture is from.

- Judging will be done by the www.bwca.com staff and moderators.

- A member may win once per year.

- Photos must be posted to this message by 11:59pm on August 31st.

- Photos must be in jpg or gif format to be uploaded to the site.

Contact me if you have something in a different format or are having problems uploading to the site.

Thank you for participating!

Adam

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schweady  
08/12/2009 08:08AM
Working the "secret" walleye spot on Horse Lake - Aug 2009

CichlidAddict  
08/12/2009 08:41AM
Kawishiwi
Jiimaan  
08/12/2009 08:49AM


Fourtown
ellroy2  
08/12/2009 11:08AM


In between showers on the Louise River. 2008
ILikePike  
08/12/2009 11:20AM
Caribou Lake August 2008
starwatcher  
08/12/2009 11:35AM
"Quetico Cedar Stripper - October on Agnes"

starwatcher
nolahlm  
08/12/2009 12:07PM

Camp Menogyns new wood canvas canoe, quite a beauty
mike_87twins  
08/12/2009 12:50PM


Here is my picture for the August 2009 photo contest. This photo was taken on Kelly lake just outside of Sawbill Trail in June 2009.

Mike
mike_87twins
TimS21  
08/12/2009 02:14PM


Setting out on Birch Lake from the Moose lake tow.
mr.barley  
08/12/2009 03:45PM
A glassy morning on Argo.
moose plums  
08/12/2009 04:12PM
A nice morning on McIntyre Lake
jgoodwill01  
08/12/2009 04:47PM
Green Lake, Early July 2009

nelsonone  
08/12/2009 05:23PM


This picture was taken on West Pike Lake one early morning. My brother was out doing some fishing and enjoying the calm and peace.
Spartan2  
08/12/2009 06:22PM
Kawishiwi River, September 9, 2006.

woodlandqueen  
08/12/2009 06:52PM
My daughter gently guides her canoe through mirror glass waters on Square Lake, softly speaking last minute steering instructions to her neophyte canoe camper friend, before switching places with her. As with the torch of time being passed, so it is with the canoe paddle of the BWCA; my heart swells with satisfaction of a mothers job well done...
ducks  
08/12/2009 07:09PM
Bald Eagle Aug. 2008
Kurps  
08/12/2009 07:40PM
Boze Lake
akroeger  
08/12/2009 08:46PM
Thunder Lake -- August 2008
Boppa  
08/12/2009 08:53PM


North Kawishiwi River

Boppa
Navigator  
08/12/2009 09:00PM
Lake Saganagons - Quetico
lostreef  
08/12/2009 09:46PM


May 2009
Kawishiwi Lake
btsmestad  
08/12/2009 11:01PM
Lake Isabella, July 2009.
fishguts  
08/13/2009 12:23AM

Lake Sarah, Quetico
Jackfish  
08/13/2009 06:37AM
Beaverhouse Lake - June 2009

skatterplot  
08/13/2009 11:41AM
This is a picture of a canoe going across Pipestone Bay one morning while the steam is still on the lake. It almost appears as though the canoe is floating over the water.

Lightfoot  
08/13/2009 12:29PM
A very calm morning paddle on Wind Lake.

DeterminedOrange  
08/13/2009 12:53PM
Gaskin Lake 2008

Ohneka  
08/13/2009 10:53PM


I believe this was paddling out of Basswood.
BigZig  
08/14/2009 06:52AM

"Behind the Little Island" Lake Agnes June 2008
silentbeard  
08/14/2009 11:33AM


Extreme Fog on Clearwater Lake
wetcanoedog  
08/14/2009 12:50PM

East Coast Buddy pulls out into Agnes Lake from Silence Lake.
Spring 2006,day two of a ten day trip into the Q
Bannock  
08/14/2009 01:15PM
I have lots of canoes-on-the-water pictures. This one is of my friends David and Julie paddling my wenonah Prospector on Ada Creek.

cowdoc  
08/14/2009 03:23PM
Rocky channel on Snipe-June 09
1monky  
08/14/2009 06:49PM
Mongo65  
08/14/2009 09:25PM


A glassy morning on the west end of Seagull Lake.
satchmoa  
08/15/2009 07:24AM
Two sad canoes on Nina Moose knowing they are about to be loaded for the last time and will be heading home.
peeruwp  
08/15/2009 09:18AM
Kawashawi River...

quetico152  
08/15/2009 10:53AM

Solo in the lead. Ottertrack 2006
snakecharmer  
08/15/2009 10:56AM
Reflections on Argo

bear bait  
08/15/2009 03:02PM
early morning paddle on Adams Lake.
ottoparts  
08/15/2009 09:00PM
looking down on a group passing thunder point on knife lake.

july 2009
mr.barley  
08/15/2009 10:14PM
I already have a photo submitted for the contest, but I thought some people might be interested in seeing this canoe. I believe it's 27 feet long and we got about 11 people in it. I had the pleasure of paddling it the past 2 years on the muddy Minnesota River.
bapabear  
08/15/2009 10:23PM
Lining up for some faster water on the Isabella River. 2008 trip.
alibud  
08/16/2009 12:07AM
Cirrus Lake-Quetico June 2008
gutmon  
08/16/2009 08:14AM
Self Portrait-Kawishiwi River, September 2005
johanismyvzual57  
08/16/2009 10:19AM


A top the palisades on Sea gull Lake. Believe it or not, that is a canoe off to the left.
tony  
08/16/2009 10:58AM
Picket creek at Mudro landing. One of the few times there was enough water to not do the portage.





tony
alohalika  
08/16/2009 04:47PM
A natural canoe berth at our site on Brule Lake. Taken August 2009.
Kiporby  
08/16/2009 08:23PM
Fishing at Sunset on Saganagons Lake, August 2009.

ozarkpaddler  
08/17/2009 11:30AM
WOW, some nice pics; especially 1Monkey and kiporby's. Here's one from Clearwater heading "In" in May. TW
johnpfeffer  
08/17/2009 11:49AM
ChadLeo  
08/17/2009 03:32PM
fishing solo on Lake Three - August 2007

crumpman  
08/17/2009 08:06PM
Taken by my son on Ima.
Paddlegal  
08/18/2009 01:46PM
Crooked Lake 8/14/09
pictureguy  
08/18/2009 03:07PM
Alder Lake June 2009
moose plums  
08/18/2009 03:51PM
Nice one Crumpman!
old town  
08/18/2009 05:51PM
Foggy Lake Agnus Morning
yeti  
08/19/2009 06:19AM
Kawishiwi River north of lake Polly
Wilderness Paddler  
08/19/2009 07:23PM
"A Day On Island Lake"

Poplar Lake, Gunflint Trail
ozarkpaddler  
08/20/2009 08:34AM
I know exactly where the pic on Alder and Seagull was taken. I love it when I see a pic and can remember being in that same place! TW
Landstryker  
08/20/2009 02:47PM
This is Lizz Lake, July 30th, 2009. Lots of cool "bow on the water" shots here already, but here's mine.
jlwakem  
08/20/2009 06:04PM
"The Evening Before I Got Chiggers" Kawishiwi River Route - Northwest of Gabbro
outdrs10  
08/21/2009 08:44AM
campgirl  
08/21/2009 03:57PM
Quetico 2004
rosegirl  
08/21/2009 10:22PM


This was on Pine Creek, we had two inches of rain so it was beautiful!
kms9370  
08/22/2009 10:51AM
Fairy Lake, September 2005. Bogwalker doing a little evening paddle.

Traveler  
08/22/2009 11:59AM
Timber Lake.
jfred17  
08/22/2009 12:28PM
Clearwater Lake
h20man  
08/22/2009 06:47PM
Early morning departure from Birch Lake.
SunCatcher  
08/22/2009 09:00PM
"Foggy Morning onto Sawbill" The Almighty gave us a bit of a challenging morning...figure he didn't want us to go? SunCatcher 8-16-2009
FVL123  
08/23/2009 08:56AM
Merganser  
08/23/2009 11:44AM
Mudro, from the portage to Sandpit from my solo. 8/11/09
canoerone  
08/24/2009 10:13AM
Looking for early morning Turtle Lake northerns.
naturegirl  
08/25/2009 12:08AM
Pine Lake, 8/20/09
mikeemerson  
08/25/2009 09:59AM
This narrow stream was the best option to go from Hoist Bay to Good Lake. The other choice was a 69-rod, HORRIBLY muddy portage! Through most of it the channel through the rice was only the width of the canoe.
mikeemerson  
08/25/2009 10:05AM
I love how you used the depth-of-field to create a fascinating photo!
mikeemerson  
08/25/2009 10:07AM
Spectacular! Love the lighting and color.
jbartstanley  
08/25/2009 03:14PM


Sunset on Tiger Bay after the rain shower. Aug 3rd, 2009.
mhclon  
08/25/2009 06:24PM
West Pike Lake
QPassage  
08/25/2009 06:45PM
Darky Lake
gbalex  
08/26/2009 02:36PM
cowdoc  
08/26/2009 04:06PM
.....best camo canoe paint job I've ever seen.....
h20man  
08/26/2009 05:58PM
I want to use that canoe duck hunting.......
nojobro  
08/26/2009 07:44PM
In the area of Horse Lake, June 1998. Open the picture up to see the canoe on the water; not really visible in the thumbnail.
Ho Ho  
08/27/2009 06:58AM
Because I always go on two-man trips where I'm in the only canoe, I don't have a single picture of a canoe on the water taken from elsewhere. But I liked this picture of my sister and her dog Larson in a kayak from when we stayed at the Fenske Lake Cabins a few years ago:

pdidy  
08/27/2009 07:10AM


Our Canoe on Disapointment Lake In Early June
Journeyman  
08/27/2009 08:20PM
Solo troll for Din-Din on Minn. July 09 Quetico

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nea1  
08/28/2009 07:55AM
catchmeontheweb  
08/28/2009 11:02AM
catchmeontheweb  
08/28/2009 11:02AM


Canoe Traffic
HighPlainsDrifter  
08/28/2009 04:26PM

Heading north between Kawishiwi Lake and Square Lake.
September 9, 2007
richierch4  
08/28/2009 04:26PM
Bald Eagle Lake
Hackenshot  
08/29/2009 02:00AM
#30 Lake One entry point; Kawishiwi River
August 19th, 2009
Hackenshot  
08/29/2009 02:09AM
Beautiful photo, 1monky!
Blueshadow  
08/29/2009 09:19AM
Morning mist on Poplar Lake
Georgiaboy  
08/30/2009 07:58AM
South Hegman October
gnegard  
08/30/2009 07:34PM
lmislinski  
08/31/2009 02:14PM
I can't remember where this one was taken, but I think it was on Tuscarora.
INJONEAR  
08/31/2009 04:04PM
Soledad  
08/31/2009 04:07PM
One of my favorite picture contest subjects! Great pics this month.

1monky  
08/31/2009 04:48PM
thankyou
1monky  
08/31/2009 04:53PM
going for a paddle at sunset on cummings lake
greeneyedgirl  
08/31/2009 08:19PM
1monky ~ wow ... that photo is gorgeous!
Axeman07  
09/01/2009 09:45PM
I know it is past August, but I have a picture I wanted to share. It was my wife's first trip and she wanted to get the perfect picture. In my opinion I believe she got it.
adam  
09/29/2009 06:06PM
The winner of the August Photo Contest goes to blueshadow!

The winner of the trip report contest is nojobro!

Thank you everyone for sharing such great photos.

The bonus winner is skatterplot.

mr.barley  
09/29/2009 06:42PM
Hey, both winning photos also have "white horses" in them.
TomT  
10/01/2009 06:26AM
 
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