The 2012 Kermit Long Kid's Fishing Derby is in the books and was a great success. Over 70 fish were measured at Denne's Dock on Saturday, July 28. 27 kids entered one or more fish.
Thanks go to KRLA and the many cottagers for their financial donations. Thanks also to Sandra Moad, Toi Madras, Louis Selva and Mike Davies for help at the dock.
There are 3 permanent perpetual trophies for the 3 longest fish overall. First place went to Nick Arnott's 17 1/2 inch largemouth bass. Second place was won by Blake Tonna with a 15 1/2 inch largemouth bass. and third place was a tie with Blake Tonna's 15 inch largemouth and KC Long's 15 inch walleye.
Take-home trophies were given for the longest fish of each species: ROCK BASS -- Owen Davies, 7 1/2 inches; SUNFISH -- Carter DeForest 8 inches, PERCH -- KC Long 7 inches; SMALLMOUTH BASS -- KC Long 14 1/2 inches; LARGE MOUTH BASS -- Nick Arnott, 15 1/2 inches; WALLEYE -- KC Long, 15 inches; OTHER -- Marcus Selva, 7 inch crawdad. There were no muskie, crappie, catfish or pike entered.
Let's support the kids in catching even more fish next year!