Announces Summer Writing & Photo Contest on Theme of "Summer Fishing" announces its summer 2006 writing and photo contest on theme of "Summer Fishing."

Orleans, MA, July 13, 2006 --( ( announces its first annual "Summer Fishing" photo and writing contest. Fishermen and their friends are invited to submit photographs (prints or digital) and words (from haiku to essays: 10 words to 1,000) that capture the experience of fishing in summertime. Summer fishing is about simple pleasures: surf casting at dawn, a child’s first fish, the big one caught and the one that got away.

All entries will be published at The winner in each category will receive $200 (one writer, one photographer). Three runner ups in each category will each receive $25. Entries will be judged by the editorial staff of on the basis of how well they capture the summer fishing experience. All entries are welcomed and appreciated.

Entries must be received prior to Labor Day, September 4th 2006. Entries may be submitted electronically via email to: or via the online contest form at

There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted. Winners will be announced two weeks after contest ends.

Cool off this summer by reading and looking at the entries received by for its 2006 Winter Surfing photo and Writing contest. Brrrrr: is dedicated to providing comprehensive beach information from family beach vacations and beach house rentals to beach activities such as fishing, surfing, boating and more. The site is now expanding coverage of New England including a beach directory, beach rental listings and maps, photographs and descriptions of all of the most popular beaches on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. More beaches are being added every month. New England surfcasters and surfers should check out the Cape Cod Beach surfcam located at Coast Guard Beach. .

Mike Marks