Fishing derby reels them in

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SAXTONS RIVER — A breeze that kept the bugs at bay made for a fun time and lots of winners at this year's annual Saxtons River Rec fishing derby May 5.

Organizer Samantha Fletcher reported a good turnout, with a chance to win trophies in three age groups.

The trophies were sponsored by Quinn Property Services, and J & H Sporting Goods donated the prizes.

The Saxtons River Village Market supplied the coffee, and Best Septic provided Porta-potties.

Winners of the derby were:

- Chloe Grant swept the age 4 to 6 category with first fish caught, biggest fish, most fish caught and overall prize.

- Ages 7 to 10 winner for first, biggest and overall was Braeden Wyman, while Madison Duby took the prize for most fish.

- Ages 11 to 14 overall winner was Mack Ross. First fish and most fish prizes went to Gabriela Beayon, and Remy LaCroix caught the biggest fish.

Additional prizes were won by Joshua Dupuis and Carter Fisher.

Volunteers who helped with registration and measuring fish were Sherri Arvin Mallan, Denise Randall, Tara Lloyd-Darrell, Clayton Groenewold and Steven Beayon.

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