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10/02/2007 08:31PM
It is time to start the October 2007 Photo contest.

The theme for this month's contest is "Fall Color". Post your best photos of fall color or unique tree color in the in the BWCA or Quetico.

Monthly Category: Fall Color

- 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 staff and moderators.
- A member may win once per year.
- Photos must be posted to this message by 11:59pm on Oct. 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!


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10/02/2007 08:59PM
no comment
10/03/2007 08:39PM
Crab Lake
Basking in the morning sun, before it was time go home.

10/03/2007 09:17PM
On Oyster Lake behind the campfire.
10/04/2007 05:30AM
Kinda funny; we live in Minnesota and are currently visiting New Hampshire. We are tripping in New England to see the fall colors here. While it is beautiful country and we are enjoying it, Northern Minnesota has every bit a nice of fall color.
Sometimes we have to go away to really appreciate what we have at home.

10/04/2007 12:30PM
I have no fall BW pictures to offer :- (
But I do look forward to seeing everyone else's :- )
10/04/2007 10:09PM

Inlet Bay,Quetico..this is about the only red maple leaf i
saw in Canada..
moose plums  
10/05/2007 08:28AM
Love those maples...North Hegman Lake
10/05/2007 04:33PM
The "OLD" Chainsaw Sisters # 23 entry looking towards Picket .....OCT 4 2004

10/05/2007 08:52PM
Isabella Lake--look real close and you might see the bald eagle speck on the dead tree in the center of the frame.
10/05/2007 08:54PM
Taken by White Iron ..and.. A fated poplar on Lower Pauness--it was chewed halfway through by a beaver so that was it's last fall before it falls ;) I had too many to choose from so these are just a couple extra that I wanted to share.
10/05/2007 09:25PM

i really like the "up the tree"shot..most of the time i just
shoot from the canoe or walk up to something for a photo..
i'll steal that idea----
10/06/2007 08:25PM
---steal away =)
10/06/2007 09:03PM
A pleasant afternoon for a hike in the BW.
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
10/06/2007 09:05PM
Wow sorry about the size of the pic not sure where I went wrong. LOL
10/06/2007 09:06PM
nice shot satch!
10/07/2007 03:06PM

Wine Lake September 1999
10/07/2007 07:46PM
Kekekabic Lake
October 2007
10/07/2007 09:07PM
oberg lake...sawtooth mountains...fall 2006

most unbelieveable color i have ever seen.
Portage Monkey  
10/08/2007 10:01AM
Ensign Lake this year. Pictures just don't do the colors justice.
10/08/2007 01:35PM

Hudson Rapids - Mid September shot
10/08/2007 02:18PM
Pine Lake Last week of September 07. This picture was taken after a hail storm. The fishing was amazing for about an hour after the storm!!
10/08/2007 02:28PM
Here's a shot early morning on Lake Hudson about a week and a half ago. Still some color left on the trees but I think I missed the peak color by about a week.

Ho Ho  
10/08/2007 08:25PM
One of the portages between unnamed lakes on the way from Brent to Earl, Quetico, late September 2005. O Canada!

By the way, I vote for greenydd's foto . . . wow!
10/09/2007 09:10AM
10/09/2007 10:51AM

some real knock out photos!!!--canoe season up north ends
for me by the last week of that i'm retired i'll have
too try and get up later in the year--
10/09/2007 12:21PM
Trail rider,i love the pics and everybody elses too!!
Ho Ho  
10/09/2007 01:58PM
Uh oh, looks like trailrider's multiple pic posts got deleted (along with kanoe's heckling). I liked the pics, trailrider, but maybe it wasn't appropriate to post so many in the contest thread. Pic one, post it, and link to your album with an invitation to see the others there. I'd look, they're good pics.

Journeyman, your picture looks like a painting not a photograph.
10/09/2007 02:23PM
As Ho Ho said, you are more than welcome to post them or link to them in another thread. I like to keep this thread clean so that when we have to vote at the end of each month we don't have to sift through non entries. Great pictures though!
10/09/2007 03:01PM
oops, sorry =)
10/09/2007 03:42PM
I posted those pics for fun. The pic that greenydd posted is not from the BWCA or Q so I figured it was open. No hard feelings and Adam knows I'm a photo nut. I wish kanoes would mind his own business but it's all in good fun. Thanks for the nice comments. If you all have time, here's more.
10/09/2007 05:40PM
oops i apologize for the photo not being bwca or Q. wasnt thinking about that when i sent it.
10/09/2007 05:45PM
please remove this.
10/09/2007 06:26PM
ok...i'll try this again. this pic IS in the bwca. bower trout lake a few years ago.
10/09/2007 09:37PM
Island River on 10-04-07

10/11/2007 09:49PM

Portage from Grace to Beth 9-19-07
10/13/2007 11:02AM

Late September Morning on the Isabella River, 2006

10/13/2007 01:07PM
Great pic Uncle Moose....loved PrettyPaddle's too.
10/14/2007 08:02AM
Here are some beautiful colors from my trip this year.
Basswood falls in the fall.
10/14/2007 01:50PM
Portage from Minn Lake to Maligne River October 2007
10/19/2007 10:05AM
Nina Moose River, Mid-September 2007

10/19/2007 09:49PM this at the entry to nina moose? ive never seen water that high anywhere on the nina moose!
10/20/2007 11:28AM
It looks like the first portage after you get on the river. Am I right? Very high indeed.
10/20/2007 01:18PM
If memory serves, Mr. Barley is correct. About 10 rods into the first portage after Nina Moose Lake, down the river, there's a turnout to a rock outcropping. I took the shot on that outcropping. We had paddled against the current from Oyster Lake, and yes, the water was high, and moving fast. Made for a long last day out.

This was after about 15 inches of rain in September, I think.
10/21/2007 10:42AM

Portage into Fairy Lake Sept. 07.
10/23/2007 05:51PM

Pretty paddle on a fall day =)

Little Indian Sioux. I've other pictures where the fall colors may be more stunning, but I like this one the best! That's another member of this forum in the bow, by the way...
Lost Paddle  
10/26/2007 06:37PM

Otters swimming in the autumn reflection along the Isabella River, September 2006.

10/28/2007 09:19PM

Misquah Portage in Sept 2007
10/30/2007 02:49PM
Ensign Lake, September 2006

I know, I've used this one in another month's contest but it's my best shot showing fall colors.
10/31/2007 08:21AM
Creek between lake One and Two. Sept. 06
11/09/2007 09:26PM
The winner of the October Photo Contest goes to Kurps! Congratulations! The extra hat goes to Scrubb.

Knoozer is the winner of the trip report contest!

And thank you to everyone for sharing your photos and stories.
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