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Hunters and anglers, send us your photos

The Echo Press is excited to announce the eighth annual "Hunt Down Your Photos" contest.

Hunting and angling themed photos are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to the top two photos.

Send us a photograph (color or black and white), along with information about the subject, including the name of those in the photo, where they are from, the location and when the event occurred. The photo may become ineligible if any of this information is missing!

Deadline for entries is December 1. Select photos will be published in the Lakes Area Outdoors special edition printed in the Echo Press in the fall of 2010.

Winners will be selected based on sharpness, lighting, setting and overall impact.

The photographs can be of any type of fish, duck, deer, pheasant, bear or other wild game or of a hunter, hunting party, hunting dog, etc.

Entries may be mailed to: Echo Press, Hunt Down Your Photos, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308; dropped off at the Echo Press office at 225 7th Avenue East in Alexandria or e-mailed to

If photos are to be returned, a self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with the entry.