37th Charlie Ferguson Fishing Derby
The Ferguson family has been organizing the Charlie Ferguson Memorial Fishing Derby for 37 years. It's a 4th of July staple for the kids of Sylvia Lake. This year, 985 Rock Bass were entered. Elaina Porter with 173 Rockies was the top fisher person. 2nd place went to the Peck camp with 155 fish followed by Jessica Walton (120), The Hughes Camp (117) Team Alyiah 115 and the Kirby Camp 74.
Trophies provided by the Force camp were awarded to Hunter Gillett – Largest Smallmouth, Nolan &Clare Manahan – largest Rainbow, Finn Force – Largest Rock Bass. The most dedicated fisherperson award went to Jessica Walton. Youngest person entering a fish – Braelynn Kirby and the mystery prize for smallest Rock Bass went to the Hopper camp. We still are waiting for an entry in the largest Largemouth division (first legal fish entered by someone less than 15 gets a nice trophy. Photos from the day are courtesy of Gale Ferguson.
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