Buell wins annual fishing derby

SCHROON LAKE - The annual Kid's Fishing Derby was held Saturday, July 31. Seventy anglers entered the event. Each entrant received a tackle box of goodies, a Stewart's ice cream cone, hot dogs and refreshments.

Worms were supplied by Bobcat Sports. The most accurate cast award was won by Brian McCoy. The largest cappie at 14 Oz was caught by William Shaughnesy. Second prize went to Owen Gillings. The largest perch was caught by Rielly Januzzi, Second place was a tie between Klye Moses and Mason Gowie. Cole Januzzi took third place. The largest rock bass was caught by Brendan Holbahm. Second prize went to Brian McCoy. Third place went to Matt Beditz. Lilly Otto, last year's Grand Champion, caught the largest sunfish. Second Prize went to Cameron Densmore. Kes Otto took third. The largest bass, and the largest fish of the tournament was a 3.1 pound largemouth bass, certified by the weigh in crew of Art and Kay Belles and caught by this years Grand Champion Victoria Buell. Victoria won a pair of Daiwa rod and reel combos, and a deluxe tackle bag donated by Cabella's Outfitters. All winners received a rod and reel combination outfit.

Our thanks go out to all of our donors and the crew of volunteers, Art and Kay Belles, Joan and Will Kerbstat, Don Sage, Bunny and Pat, Dennis Cooper, and Mary McDonald.

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