Estevan Wildlife Federation hands out annual awards

It might have been in a different format, but the Estevan Wildlife Federation still found a way to hand out its annual year-end awards.

The assortment of trophies and certificates was recently presented at their clubhouse near Boundary Dam. The awards were presented in small groups to meet COVID-19 regulations.

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Traditionally the EWF would present the trophies during a banquet in January or February.

Still, the EWF managed to salute young people and adults for their success in hunting birds and big game, for catching fish and for taking photographs.

Award winners are as follows:

Junior Birds:

  • Sharptail grouse, two pounds, two ounces, Logan Skuce;
  • Hungarian partridge, one pounds, eight ounces, Kade Skuce;
  • Ruffed grouse, one pound, four ounces, Logan Skuce;
  • Pheasant, 37 bars, tail length of 20-1/2" for a total of 57-1/2, Sam Meek; 35 bars, tail length of 22.5" for a total of 57-1/2, Logan Skuce

Senior Birds:

  • Hungarian partridge, one pound, one ounce, Kyle Skuce;
  • Sharptail grouse, two pounds, three ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Ruffed grouse, one pound, eight ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Pheasant, 44 bars, 24-1/2" tail length for a total of 68-1/2, Dallas Kurtz;
  • Mallard duck, three pounds, 2 1/2 ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Canada goose, 14 pounds, 8.2 ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Snow goose, six pounds, four ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • White-fronted goose, six pounds, Murray Mosley

Junior Fish:

  • Perch, one pound, five ounces, Kade Skuce;
  • Walleye, three pounds, six ounces, Nevada Sernick;
  • Largemouth bass, three pounds, 11 ounces, Jayden Van De Woestyne

Senior Fish:

  • Perch, one pound, six ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Largemouth bass, four pounds, eight ounces, Joshua Michel;
  • Walleye, four pounds, one ounce, Athena Hryhoriw;
  • Northern pike, 22 pounds, seven ounces, Joshua Michel;
  • Brook trout, one pound, six ounces, Murray Mosley;
  • Rainbow trout, two pounds, 10 ounces, Murray Mosley

Senior archery:

  • Typical whitetail Deer, score of 144 3/8, Sheldon McNabb;
  • Non-typical whitetail deer, 200, Joshua Michel;
  • Typical mule deer, 191 7/8 Andrew True;
  • Non-typical mule deer, 198 1/8, Sheldon McNabb;
  • Moose, 121 2/8, Brent Van De Woestyne;
  • Black bear, 19, Riley Pylychaty
  • Bowhunter of the Year for non-typical mule deer and typical whitetail deer, Sheldon McNabb

Junior Rifle:

  • Typical whitetail deer, 138 2/8, Chase Prybylski;
  • Non-typical whitetail deer, 162 1/8, Brayden Katsantonis;
  • Typical mule deer, 148 4/8, Donovan Dyer;
  • Non-typical mule deer, 160 7/8, Morgan Riese;
  • Moose, 140 3/8, Kristen Carlson;
  • Black bear, 17 3/16, Krislyn Pylychaty

Ladies' Rifle:

  • Typical whitetail deer, 129 5/8, Taylor Evans;
  • Typical mule deer, 168 1/8, Jessi Pastachak;
  • Non-typical mule deer, 187 4/8, Jenae Peterson;
  • Antelope, 75 2/8, Shayla Mosley;
  • Black Bear, 15 13/16, Kaylee Carlson

Men's Rifle:

  • Typical whitetail deer, 163 6/8, Doug Van De Woestyne;
  • Non-typical whitetail deer, 169 4/8, Terry Sernick;
  • Typical mule deer, 186 3/8, Geoff Mutrie;
  • Non-typical mule deer, 180, Kevin Thompson;
  • Typical elk, 245 3/8, Nick Hirkala;
  • Moose, 117 7/8, Jeff Mosley;
  • Black bear, 19 12/16, Mike Halirewich;
  • Antelope, 68, Adam Van De Woestyne;

Photography:

  • Junior scenic, Kyra Driedger;
  • Junior wildlife, Kyra Driedger;
  • Senior scenic, McKenna Van De Woestyne;
  • Senior wildlife, Mary Jacobs;
  • Photo of the Year, Mary Jacobs
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