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We started FishExplorer in 2006. The Winter Giveaway started meagerly late that year, actually early 2007, with a giveaway of 30 ISE tickets. The next winter it blossomed into something a bit bigger, and in 2008 became more of what resembles our giveaway today. In that time we've given away almost 800 prizes.
The Winter Giveaway
started out as a way to thank you members for contributing to FishExplorer, and it remains that way today. So much is required to maintain such a vast resource for fishing information, I sincerely thank all of you who have contributed in any way over the past 13 years. I'm looking forward to the next 13.
So let's just get it started, shall we?! We have a lot of new quality prizes this year in the pool. We have some great fishing-specific clothing and accessories, a couple cool underwater cameras, a couple of great shore castable fishfinders, and more. You'll find it all on the prize pages! Enter now, enter as often as you can.
A big thank you to our prize sponsors of 2018!Showers Pass
, Steamboat Fishing Adventures
, Elkhorn Fly Shop
, Rocky Mountain Fishing Kayaks
, Body Glove
, Umpqua Feather Merchants
, Cutthroat Custom Nets
, Wallaroo Hat Company
, GoFish Cam
, Dynamic Lures
, Dan Swanson
, North Park Anglers
, HUK Gear
, High County Anglers LLC
, Lake John Resort
, Lloyd Tackitt
, Rob 'The Fishing DJ' Stout
, Andrew Spinato
, Amy Snider, Curtis & Blake Kees
, Bill 'Anteroman' Hadley
, Jim McFarland
, RK Hancock
, Tom McInerney
Skookshunter, CO 11/19/2018 9:33:11 AM
Thanks for another year of putting on the giveaway!
panfishin, CO 11/19/2018 9:43:54 AM
Thanks for getting all of this together, its loaded this year!
Coyute, CO 11/19/2018 9:57:30 AM
Thanks Matt! I hope I win the custom dog collar. :)
ColoradoRay, CO 11/19/2018 12:05:38 PM
A big thank you Matt. I look forward to it every year.
Hawaiian Punch, CO 11/19/2018 12:25:33 PM
I'm giving it a try this yr.
If I win what I'm entering for,both me and my fishing partner will get to learn more skills to make us better frishermen.
Matt Snider (Matt), CO 11/19/2018 1:18:11 PM
YW! I love doing it. Lot of work, but totally worth it. HP I hope that pans out. Coyute, they're pretty cool pieces. At first I didn't think she'd do it - but she took it on and delivered!
bron, CO 11/19/2018 5:26:09 PM
Thanks for all your hard work doing this every year Matt. It is greatly appreciated!
skiman, CO 11/19/2018 5:36:27 PM
Nothing but kudos Matt, you da man! Something I look forward to every year. Like they say in the Army..,”tanks!”
Kev-o, CO 11/19/2018 5:43:43 PM
Cool stuff up for grabs again this year for sure. Thanks to all who donated goods and there time! Hopefully I win that float tube trip with anglerwannbe this time!
opencage, CO 11/21/2018 4:23:19 PM
Yeah, thanks to all the sponsors and folks’ support! I think this our best giveaway yet.
Matt Snider (Matt), CO 11/22/2018 7:28:22 AM
FYI since the launch of the 2018 WG Monday morning, we've added packages from Showers Pass, Sawyer, Steamboat Fishing Adventures, Elkhorn Fly Shop, BUFF®, and Body Glove. Good stuff! Check them out...