1 | Steve Kane
Deer Season Contest Overall Winner: Steve Kane
Our favorite deer-hunting photo was also among the first submitted this year. Sent in by Steve Kane from British Columbia back in September, it shows a cool perspective from inside a ground blind. Congrats, Steve!
2 | Greg Wright
Waterfowl Contest Overall Winner: Greg Wright
New Mexico photographer Greg Wright sent in this picture of a banded snow goose toward the end of January, so it hasn't appeared in a photo essay yet. But we thought it was the best waterfowl submission we received.
3 | Brent Easley
Waterfowl Contest runner up: Brent Easley
Washington duck hunter Brent Easley's band collection.
4 | Dan Braun
Deer Season Contest runner-up: Dan Braun
Wisconsin bowhunter Dan Braun submitted this great "hero shot" back in December. Dan says his buck green-scored 192 7/8.
5 | Matt Sell
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Matt Sell
A Lab, a greenhead, and a Benelli -- how can you go wrong with that? Maryland duck hunter Matt Sell submitted this great shot in October.
6 | Connor Langevin
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Connor Langevin
Here's another Lab pic sure to please any waterfowl hunter. This shot was submitted by New York waterfowler Connor Langevin in January.
7 | Janell Davis
Deer Season Contest runner-up: Janell Davis
We received this great shot from Oregon mule deer hunter Janell Davis back in October.
8 | Jason Crusch
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Jason Crusch
Montana duck hunter Jason Crusch submitted this pic in January. Some of those decoys look very realistic!
9 | Justin Bankston
Deer Season Contest runner-up: Justin Bankston
We received a bunch of great trail-cam shots, but this one was our favorite. Submitted by Justin Bankston of Mississippi, this pic tells the beginning of a great story -- Bankston ended up shooting this great buck at the end of the season.
10 | Joe Perez
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Joe Perez
Illinois goose hunter Joe Pereze traded his shotgun for his camera and captured this action-packed goose hunting photo.
11 | Jack White
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Jack White
Montana hunter Jack White submitted this ghostly shot of a flock of working mallards. We thought it was pretty cool.
12 | Tim Whitney
Deer Season Contest runner-up: Tim Whitney
Montana photographer Tim Whitney submitted one of our favorite hero shots. This is Luke Whitney with his first buck, taken back in 1996.
13 | Josh Jones
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Josh Jones
Kentucky waterfowler Josh Jones sent in this great shot of a greenhead in flight.
14 | Seth Patterson
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Seth Patterson
What's better than a Lab? A Lab puppy, of course. Seth Patterson of Oregon submitted this photo of his pup asleep in the decoys.
15 | Nicholas Bowers
Waterfowl Contest runner-up: Nicholas Bowers
Here's another shot from a Montana hunter. This one was sent in by Nicholas Bowers. What could make it better? If these were all empty hulls in the bottom of the blind...