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
1st place – Dino fishing – Jo White
2nd place – Snow penguin – Kristy Sterling
3rd place – Pac-man – Chris Scow
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!!