Dream Year Outdoors

Dream Year Outdoors

Congratulations to Winners of the “Win Your Dream Year Outdoors” Drawing!

Winners!

Grand Prize Winner in DreamYear Daniel Sharp with Redfish

Grand Prize Winner
Daniel Sharp from Conroe, TX

Daniel Sharp from Conroe, TX

Grand Prize Winner! An avid angler and hunter, Daniel is thrilled to have won six guided hunting and fishing trips for himself and a friend, $2,000 in Cabela's fishing and hunting gear, a Franchi 12-guage shotgun, a 2018 season SuperCombo License, 16 LaQuinta vouchers and taxes paid by the sponsors. Now if that doesn't constitute a “dream year outdoors” we don't know what does!

Honorable Mention in DreamYear MD Dell'Osso and wife fishing

Runner Up
MD Dell’Osso from Crockett, TX

MD Dell’Osso from Crockett, TX

Runner Up! Receives a $300 Cabela's gift card, a Polar Cap 25-quart cooler, and a subscription to Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Honorable-Mention in DreamYear Chris Purtee

Runner Up
Christopher Purtee from Burleson, TX

Christopher Purtee from Burleson, TX

Runner Up! Receives a $300 Cabela's gift card, a Polar Cap 25-quart cooler, and a subscription to Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Honorable-Mention in DreamYear Frank Morin

Runner Up
Frank Morin from Schulenberg, TX

Frank Morin from Schulenberg, TX

Runner Up! Receives a $300 Cabela's gift card, a Polar Cap 25-quart cooler, and a subscription to Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Texas Parks & Wildlife wishes to thank all of the sponsors and prize donors who made this drawing possible through their generous donations and all of the licensed hunters and anglers who entered the drawing.

AND MAY YOU ALL HAVE MANY DREAM YEARS OUTDOORS IN YOUR LIFETIME!

Grand Prize winner Daniel Sharp receives
12 amazing prizes!

Bass Fishing

Cabela's Pro Staff Bass Fishing Trip

Cabela's Pro Staff Bass Fishing Trip

You and your guest will join TV personalities and Cabela's Pro Staff Ambassadors Wade Middleton, TV host of “Cabela's Fisherman's Handbook” and Clark Wendlandt, TV host of “ Fishing Texas” on a once-in-a-lifetime bass fishing trip that will be televised and shown nationally! Trip will take place in Texas and includes use of fishing gear, boat transport, and two nights lodging for two (value $400) at a La Quinta Inns & Suites.

Trip Value: Priceless!

Guided Dove Hunting

Guided Dove Hunting Trip at the Elderado Ranch

Guided Dove Hunting Trip at the Elderado Ranch

Set your sights on this top-quality dove hunt for two with a premier hunting outfitter in Texas. You and your guest will arrive at the Elderado Ranch in Uvalde around noon to meet your guide and prepare for the afternoon dove hunt. After the hunt you'll both enjoy dinner and a relaxing night at the lodge. Early the next morning you'll do another guided hunt, eat a hearty brunch, pack up your harvested birds and call it a fine two days of dove hunting. This hunt is graciously donated by the Texas Dove Hunters Association and includes meals, professional guide and two nights overnight lodging.

Trip Value: $1,200

Cabela's Gift Card hunting

$1,000 Cabela's Gift Card

$1,000 Cabela's Gift Card

Shop till you drop — courtesy of Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter™. Your $1,000 Cabela's gift card can be used at any of their six stores in Texas or online at www.Cabelas.com. Use it to reward yourself with a variety of brand-name products including hunting, fishing, boating, camping, shooting gear, clothing and footwear or accessories for your vehicle or boat.

Guided Saltwater Fishing

Guided Saltwater Fishing Trip at Matagorda Bay

Guided Saltwater Fishing Trip at Matagorda Bay

Land that trophy fish you've always wanted — be it red drum, spotted seatrout, black drum or flounder — on this guided saltwater fishing trip for you and a friend. You'll fish with a professional guide in Matagorda Bay and gain new insights and techniques on how to reel in the big ones. This awesome trip includes use of fishing gear (rods, reels, tackle and bait), boat transport, and lodging for you and your guest for one night. This trip is donated by the Coastal Conservation Association Texas (CCA Texas), a non-profit marine conservation organization comprised of thousands of recreational anglers and coastal outdoor enthusiasts.

Trip Value: $600

Franchi Instinct L 12-Gauge Shotgun

Guided Catfish Fishing

Guided Catfish Fishing Trip at Lake Tawakoni

Guided Catfish Fishing Trip at Lake Tawakoni

Get that monster trophy catfish you've always wanted or just catch tons of fish — including striper, channel catfish, white bass, and crappie. Beyond being the Catfish Capital of Texas, Lake Tawakoni also boasts by far the largest white bass in the state with many weighing in over 3lbs! This full-day guided trip for you and your fishing buddy includes professional guide, use of fishing gear, boat transport, round-trip transportation from an agreed upon meeting location and two nights lodging for two (value $400) at a La Quinta Inns & Suites. This trip is graciously donated by Lake Tawakoni Guide Service, the largest full-time guide and instructional service on the lake.

Trip Value: $925

hunting gear

$500 of Cabela's Hunting Gear

$500 of Cabela's Hunting Gear

Your $500 Hunting Gear package comes courtesy of Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter™. It includes various clothing, gear and accessories to get you ready for your “Dream Year Outdoors” dove hunt or any hunt.

*Photo is a representation of the gear package; actual items may vary.

fishing gear

$500 of Cabela's Fishing Gear

$500 of Cabela's Fishing Gear

Your $500 Fishing Gear package comes courtesy of Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter™. It includes various clothing, gear and accessories to get you ready for your “Dream Year Outdoors” fishing trips.

*Photo is a representation of the gear package; actual items may vary.

Devils River Kayaking

Devils River Kayak Fishing Trip

Devils River Kayak Fishing Trip

You and up to three friends get to join Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists on a unique 2-to-3-day kayak fishing adventure and research trip on the remote, wild and scenic Devils River! You'll enjoy fishing for Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, while helping the fisheries biologists perform monitoring of Devils River fish populations. The trip will offer a unique opportunity to experience arguably the most pristine river in the southwestern United States, while helping collect important data used by TPWD's Inland Fisheries Division to manage and conserve fisheries of the Devils River. Trip includes use of kayaks and fishing gear; lodging at TPWD facilities and round-trip transportation from an agreed upon meeting location.

Trip Value: Priceless!

Coastal Biologist-for-a-Day

Coastal Biologist-for-a-Day Trip

Coastal Biologist-for-a-Day Trip

This unique experience offers saltwater fishing enthusiasts an opportunity to see how Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) keeps our Texas bay systems healthy and thriving. The Grand Prize winner and one guest will join fisheries biologists in activities like gulf or bay trawls on a research vessel; gill net pickups (close to shore during the spring and fall); or longline sampling in the summer in the Gulf of Mexico. You'll have a memorable day helping coastal biologists research and monitor the Texas bay system of your choice — from the Lower Laguna Madre to Sabine Lake. Trip includes use of fishing gear, boat transport, round-trip transportation from a TPWD fisheries office to the bay and back, and two nights for two people at a La Quinta Inns & Suites ($400 value). Winner picks the season and day of week.

Trip Value: Priceless!

La Quinta Inns & Suites

La Quinta Inns & Suites Room Vouchers

La Quinta Inns & Suites Room Vouchers

You'll receive four one-night room vouchers at La Quinta Inns & Suites to use as you please. Enjoy free breakfast, free high-speed Internet and well-equipped fitness centers; comfy beds, swimming pools and many other amenities delivered with friendly service and a dose of humor.

Value: $400

Hunting and Fishing

Super Combo Hunting and Fishing License

Super Combo Hunting and Fishing License

As the Grand Prize winner you'll receive a “Super Combo” license from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the 2018 license year, which includes a resident Hunting License, a resident Fishing License, all 5 state stamp endorsements (archery, freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing with a red drum tag, upland game bird and migratory game bird). Note: The Federal Waterfowl Stamp is not included.

Value: $68

Runners-up each receive 3 prizes!

Cabela's Gift Card fishing

$300 Cabela's Gift Card

Polar Cap Equalizer® Cooler

Polar Cap Cooler (25 QT)

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine subscription

Win Your Dream Year Outdoors Official Rules

Thanks to our sponsors for making this opportunity possible:

Thanks also to our prize donors:

Coastal Conservation Association - Texas TX Dove Hunters Association LaQuinta McBrides Tawakoni Guide Service
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