Posts Tagged 'fishing contest'
The Mike Ryan’s 20th Kid’s Fishing Contest at Six Mile Waterworks in Albany set an all-time record of 93 kids. And the fish were biting! The fishing contest, which is for the benefit of the Northeast Make-A-Wish through various auctions and raffles that day, raised $1,213 plus an additional $100 donation from Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam. The contest’s “start to fish” signal was with the Fuller Road Fire Department’s fire truck blowing their siren and […]
ROCKAWAY – Potbelly’s Riverside Cafe’s annual Trout Fishing Contest has the potential to be the “… biggest and the best” of them all, according to owner Rob Grow, who is in his 10th year of running the contest. “We’re stocking more fish, we have more prizes, more of the town’s businessmen are involved, more of our customers are chipping in,” said Grow. “Now, if the fishermen will only catch more of our tagged fish, this […]
Fish and eels were being chased on all sides in Opunake yesterday as the annual take-a-kid-fishing contest began at daybreak. More than 70 primary and preschool aged children and their grownups had registered for the contest, said Lyn Collins of Collins Sports Centre, which has run the event each summer for the past 24 years in conjunction with the Opunake Surfcasting and Angling Club. The evening weigh in usually produced a range of fish large […]