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!!


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