Shawn Shlamp (left) receives his belt buckle for tracking the largest black bear. Chris Gareau photo

Northwest guides celebrated

The belt buckles were handed out at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s AGM in Smithers.

Guides were celebrated at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s annual general meeting last Saturday in Smithers.

Also present was Wild Sheep Foundation marketing director Garret Long, who presented the association with a $10,000 cheque to help preserve animals for future generations of hunters.

Guides who helped find the largest animals were awarded with belt buckles adorned with the animal they were recognized for:

– Northern moose: Dalmon Oler

– Caribou: Roger Oler

– Mountain goat: Elijah Anderson

– Black bear: Shawn Shlamp.

– Stone sheep: Nathan French

– Central moose: Hawk Steffey

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Northwest Guide Outfitters Association past president Sonny Perkinson (left) accepts a $10,000 cheque from Wild Sheep Foundation marketing director Garrett Long at the Association’s AGM in Smithers Saturday. Chris Gareau photo

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