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One Week Left to Enter the #IFISHNY Challenge

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Hurry- there is only 1 week left to enter the #IFISHNY Challenge!

Albany, NY - August 25, 2014 - Submit a photo of your largemouth or striped bass alongside a measuring tape for a chance to win fabulous prizes, including lifetime fishing licenses, chartered boat trips, a kayak, fishing equipment, gift baskets, weekend get-aways and so much more!
 
It's easy to enter and win so send in your big fish photos today!
 
Get details on entering and a full list of prizes at on.ny.gov/IFISHNY
 
How to Enter:
  • Using the NY Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife App, download the Trophy Case® App to your device by clicking on the Trophy Case icon so a menu appears. Within this menu, locate the tab Open Trophy Case and click on it. You will then be prompted to download the app.
  • Set up a personal photo feed by creating an account or logging in through Facebook.
  • Make sure your account is set for "public viewing" in the profile settings section.
  • Click on the center "camera" to take or select photos; remember to pose your fish next to a measuring tape!
  • When uploading your photo select the "Fishing" category.
  • On the "Photo Details" page enter information on the location and size of the catch. In the 'Notes' section of this screen type the hashtag: #IFISHNY
  • Click "Post" and you're done!
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