Mixed sun and clouds with a high of 24 and windy. Weather did not deter over 100 folks from fishing the 46th annual event.
Top entries and winners of cash prizes were:
1st – Mike Spriggs with 35 ½” 12.03 lb.
2nd – Tiff Hudson with 33 ½” 8.69 lb.
3rd – Charles Rogers with 30” 7.88 lb.
1st. – James Simpson with 29 1/8” 11.77 lb.
2nd – Jeramiah Jessman with 29” 11.49 lb.
3rd – Patrick Laidlaw with 16 7/8” 1.61 lb.
1st – Eric Sanford with a 14” 1.66 lb. Crappie
2nd – Dave McNarama with a 12 7/8” 1.22 lb. Crappie
3rd – Denise Congleton with a 11 ½” 1.27 lb. Crappie
1st – Wyatt Slate 12 ¾” 1.3 lb. Perch
2rd – Ethan Mcderid 12 1/8” 1.13 lb.
3rd – Nicholas Fenton 11 7/8” .88 lb.
Many thanks to all the local folks and businesses that donated to this event and to everyone that volunteered to make this such a successful event.
47th ANNUAL ICE-FISHING DERBY The 2015 ice fishing derby is being planned.
Black Lake Fishing Derby Rules
January 25th, 2014
NYS Fish & Wildlife Regulations Must Be Obeyed
Jr. Pan-fish (16 and under) $5.00
No Refunds Under Any Circumstances
Prizes For: N.Pike, Walleye, Panfish & Jr. Panfish
All Contestants Must Register Before Fishing
The clubhouse will be open from 6 to 8 Friday Evening, January 24th, and 7am to noon on Saturday, January 25th. for registration. Weigh-in closes at 4:00PM on Saturday, January 25th.
Derby Hours: Saturday 6am - 4pm OPEN BOUNDARIES - (Fish Anywhere, Through the Ice) All Fish Must Be Weighed-In At The Clubhouse On Rt. 58 (registration card must be presented with fish) Minimum Length On Northern Pike - 28 No Frozen Or Dried Out Fish Allowed All Fish Will Be Placed By Weight, Then Order of Entry
Judges Decision Is Final On All Fish & Contest Rules Prize Distribution Following The Last Fish Is Weighed-In (Not Earlier Than 4:00 PM)
There are no boundaries - Prizes for N. Pike, Walleye, Pan-Fish and Jr. Pan-Fish. One prize per contestant. You may weigh-in a larger fish to replace an earlier entry. We will be awarding the top three places in each division (cash prizes, payout based on registrations), the remaining prizes will be a random draw from all registrants using your registration card, you must be present to win a prize.
In the case that the derby is cancelled, all cash and other prizes will be distributed by a random drawing; 12 noon, at the clubhouse, on the scheduled derby day (this will be from all registrants and you will NOT have to present to win, winners will be notified).
Officers Of The Organizing Club, Sponsors Or Anyone Else Concerned With The Derby Are Not Responsible For Any Personal Injuries Or Property Damage.
By Registering For The Derby You Agree To Abide By These Rules Even If You Have Not Read Them.
Please Show Courtesy To Others -- Obey All Pertinent Rules & Regulations
Please - If You Bring It Onto The Ice, Take It Back Home With You