THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Peshtigo Youth Fishing Tourney Is Big Success
Issue Date: June 14, 2017
The Peshtigo Youth fishing tournament that was held Saturday June 10th was a huge success. 77 area youth participated in the event that was sponsored by the Peshtigo lions Club, Strike King and Zebco.
The Lions donated 50 Zebco rods and reel combos given to the first 50 registrants and also served a hot dogs and chips lunch. the lunch was donated by the Peshtigo chapter of trout Unlimited.
"We were very pleased with the support of the parents that took the time to get the youth to our event," said event organizer Darren Jacobson. "I would also like to thank the Peshtigo Lions Club, my tournament support crew and the local Wisconsin DNR wardens that took time to help during the event."
The event saw the 77 participants catch 34 fish total. In the 7-12 age group 9 year old Max Smith caught the longest dog fish while eight year old Natalie Hayness caught the shortest Blue Gill. 10 year old Canon Bickel caught the longest Walleye.
In the 0-6 age group four year old Emilee Ferdon caught the heaviest Rock Bass while Six year old Anna Ferdon caught the longest sucker. Three year old Alexander Deschaine caught the shortest Blue Gill.