August 1, 2012
The Schroon Lake Kids Fishing Derby attracted 40 angelrs recently. The casting competition was won by Jake Chasnoff of Rockaway, Queens. Schroon Laker's Lilly Slyman and Tristan Philp won awards for their perch entries. Local anglers Shayne Aiken and Emily Maisonville and Patrick Briggs of Williamstown, Mass., took the sunfish prizes with their entries. Cameron Mitchell had the winning black bass. William Shaughnessy of Albany entered the largest crappie. The largest fish of the day, a 2 pound 1 ounce bullhead won the tournament for Tyler McLaughlin, above, of Colonie. He won a new Daiwa rod and reel combo, a tackle bag from Cabelas and a five foot long green alligator inflatable float donated by Bobcat Sports.