Thanks to everyone who helped make the inaugural 2014 Southern Oregon Smoked Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon a success! We had about 525 people attend throughout the day and ran out of beer, wine, smoked cheese and 239 LBS of smoked salmon.

See you next year!!!

Congratulations to Ellis Mcqueary of Tillamook, Oregon who took 1st place among 13 competitors in the first annual Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon Festival competition. Ellis received the $1000 first place prize and looks forward to defending his prestigious title next year. Check out the photo of his winning entry – you know you want to try it! Congratulations also goes out to Steven King of Jacksonville, Oregon who was the People’s Choice awards winner with 400 votes counted.

The official results of the 2014 Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon Festival competition are:

1st Place – Ellis Mcqueary – Tillamook, Oregon
2nd Place – Steven King – Jacksonville, Oregon
3rd Place – Peter Mendell – Bend, Oregon
People’s Choice Award – Steven King – Jacksonville, Oregon

Many thanks to all our competitors, we hope you had a blast. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Grants Pass is located on along the banks of the wild and scenic Rogue River and representing is Jacob. Look at that beautiful fresh salmon and those big chunks about to head into the smoker. We can’t wait to try your goods tomorrow in historic Jacksonville, Oregon. Good luck Jacob and thank you for supporting the inaugural Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon Festival and Maslow Project.