Plenty of prizes given out at Wilgress Ice Fishing Derby

Results for the 5th Annual Wilgress Lake Ice Fishing Derby and Snow Carving competition.

Enjoying the ice fishing derby on Saturday at Wilgress lake are (from left) Rachel

Please note that the derby results are printed here and will be in next week’s Gazette. They did not appear on page 8 of this week’s (Feb. 10) Gazette as stated on page 7. We apologize for any inconvenience.

It was great weather and a nice turnout for the 5th annual Wilgress Lake Fishing Derby and Snow Carving Competition. Here are the winners:

Adults Ice fishing winners

1st Doug Bannert, Grand Forks 1 lb 7 oz.

2nd Kevin Robillard, Grand Forks 1 lb 4 oz.

3rd Kim Sterling, Kamloops 1 lb 3 0z.

Youth Under 16

1st Colin Anderson, Grand Forks 1 lb 1 oz

2nd River Arnott 1 lb 1 oz

3rd Brooklynn Sterling 14 oz.

Entry ticket draw winners

Canucks jacket and scarf Mike Wodyga

Camo duffle bag Solannah Bosovich

Snow sculpture contest

family event

1st place Dino fishing Jo White

2nd place Snow penguin Kristy Sterling

3rd place Pac-man Chris Scow

Kids event

1st Snow octopus Brooklynn Sterling

2nd Snow bear Devin Anderson

3rd Alligator Anthony Scow

Extra derby prizes

Youngest fisherman Joshua Hlookoff, 4 1/2 years old

Smallest fish Solannah Bosovich

Three day event

Snow shoe races, snow throw at the Crow every child won prizes all day

Valentine’s For the Love of Fishing $350 baskets

Saturday Mike Wodyga

Sunday Mike Paradowski

Monday Kevin Robillard

Wine and Cheese $125 baskets

Saturday Dale Ritco

Sunday Sam White

Congratulations to everyone and thanks for coming out and making the derby a big success once again!!


Just Posted

‘Police are ready’ for legal pot, say Canadian chiefs

But Canadians won’t see major policing changes as pot becomes legal

Elections 2018: Meet your Grand Forks Council Candidates

The biographies of the 13 candidates for City of Grand Forks council

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay Landing to Reffek

Boundary railway siding was named after a BC Copper Company manager – but spelled backward

Meeting called on border change

Local residents who feel the impact of the change in border are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Families participate in breastfeeding challenge

The 16th annual Grand Forks Breastfeeding Challenge was held Saturday, Sept. 29.

Naked man jumping into Toronto shark tank a ‘premeditated’ stunt: official

The man swam in a tank at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Trump: Saudi king ‘firmly denies’ any role in Khashoggi mystery

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is travelling to the Middle East to learn more about the fate of the Saudi national

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Allen died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Transport Canada to take new look at rules, research on school bus seatbelts

Canada doesn’t currently require seatbelts on school buses

Sockeye run in Shuswap expected to be close to 2014 numbers

Salute to the Sockeye on Adams River continues until Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m.

Michelle Mungall’s baby first in B.C. legislature chamber

B.C. energy minister praises support of staff, fellow MLAs

Canucks: Pettersson in concussion protocol, Beagle out with broken forearm

Head coach Travis Green called the hit ‘a dirty play’

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

Health officials recommend sharing a harm reduction-related message.

NHL players say Canada’s legalization of marijuana won’t impact them

NHL players say the legalization of marijuana in Canada won’t change how they go about their business.

Most Read