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, ..r J .~JL.! ,.': /: J IL~:q,. ~,, Jk~ k .... .~ 1F ~ !Era - March 21,2012 OUTDOORS Page 13 From page 12 Cross Current Fishing: "Cast Alas- ka" Patagonia Nation: "Chasing the Run" Fly Max Films: "Skeena Steel- head" Bud Productions: "The River Time Forgot" No Sports Allowed: "The Costa Rica Challenge" Theater doors will open at 5 p.m., with the film showing at 6. Tickets for the one-night,only event are $15 at the door; $10 in advance and are available at Royal Treatment Fly Fishing, West Linn; Caddis Fly Angling Shop, Eugene; and The Fly Fishing Shop, Welch- es. For trailers, film makers, a full screening schedule and tickets visit www.flyfilmfest.com Elgin resident Chad Thomp- son bought just 15 2011 elk raffle tags, spending under $50, but won a three-month long hunting season, a privilege some pay thousands for at auction. Thompson ended up bag- ging a trophy animal on public land (Wenaha Wildlife Area), an elk that British "Columbia fly-caster and guide April Vokey is seen Spey casting to Skeena River steelhead. Her critically-acclaimed motion picture, "Skee- na Steelhead," is featured at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival at the Bagdad Theater in Portland on March 31. green scored over 400?' within the Wenaha Wildlife Area, a "It was the first time I had 13,000=acre wildlife area managed bought raffle tickets," said Thomp- by ODFW. son. "I got the 15 ticket package, ',It was a good deal," said sent them off and forgot about Thompson. "I'm pretty sure I'll buy them. I was pretty surprised when more tickets for this year." I won." Raffle tickets for 2012 big Thompson hunted nearly every game hunts (deer, elk, Rocky Mt. day after getting off work starting goat, pronghorn antelope, bighorn on Sept: 1, 2011 and took his bull sheep) will be on sale Until May 7. just before dark on Sept. 24 on Eden Raffle tickets can also be given as a Bench, near Troy, where he knew gift to someone else. theanimalfrequented, based on pre- Prices range from $4.50 for vious scouting trips. Eden Bench is one deer hunt raffle ticket to $11.50 for one bighorn sheep, Rocky Mt. goat or pronghorn antelope hunt raffle ticket. Multiple ticket pack- ages are available with a per-ticket price discount. See the mail order form at OregonRaffleHunts.com or page 22-23 of the 2012 Oregon Big Game Regulations for a full break- down of prices and an order form. Buy tickets online or by mail or fax order no later than May 7, 2012. Mail and fax orders must be received (not just postmarked or fax dated) by May 7. Completed tickets must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 17 (mail to ODFW Raffles, PO Box 7760, Salem OR 97303 or hand-deliver to ODFW Headquarters, 3406 Cherry Ave NE, Salem). Winning tickets will be drawn at the Oregon Hunters Associa- tion Convention at the Deschutes Cotmty Fairgrounds (Redmond) on Saturday, May 19. Raffle tickets can also be purchased from 5-7 p.m. at the event, and completed tickets hand-delivered from 5-7:30 pm. The drawing will be held at 7:45 p.m. Track raffle ticket sales at the following website, which is updated weekly http://www.dfw.state.or.us/ resources/hunting/auctions_raffles/ current_raffle_counts, asp Proceeds from deer and elk raffle tag sales go to ODFW's Ac- cess and Habitat Program, which funds projects that provide hunter access and/or improve wildlife hab- itat on private land in Oregon. The proceeds from pronghorn antelope, Rocky ML goat and bighorn sheep raffle tickets benefit research and management efforts on behalf of those species. More information and an order form may be found on pages 20-23 of the 2012 Oregon Big Game Reg- ulations booklet or online at www. OregonRaffleHunts.com. Foresters offer scholarships The Linn County Small Woodlands Association will be awarding four $1,000 Or- egon college scholarships to students graduating from Linn County high schools. Application forms, which must be postmarked by April 18, are available at all of the county's high schools, at Linn- Benton Community College and from Katie Kohl, LCSWA scholarship chair, at (kohl@ proaxis.com). Shop Sweet Home First- Visit These Fine Local Businesses, HAVE YOU MADE YOUR 1275 Main St., Sweet Home Get seen by thousands of local residents and potential customeffi. Appliance Repair i t,.li, o.m,om.s-mt mR,m. cc. mT0 Friends Gather" .... 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