St. Joseph Island

Ernie Eddy Memorial Fish Derby

Ernie Eddy Memorial Fish Derby

This year 182 young anglers came out to the St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers annual Ernie Eddy Memorial Children's Ice Fishing Derby held on Twin Lakes Saturday, March 4th.

Ernie Eddy Memorial Fish Derby

A total for the day of 69 Perch, 2 Catfish, and 15 Splake were hauled into the tent, to be officially weighed in.

The largest Splake and first place winner was Emily Simard- 15 oz, and a tie for second place between Kiera Hansen-14 oz and Kendra Hansen-14 oz. 

The largest perch was brought in by Matthew Butch-7.2 oz, 2nd place Natalie Wessell- 3.8 oz, and 3rd Kiera Hansen-2.8 oz.

In the Catfish division Rowan Marceau  took first place with a 10 oz fish and 2nd Makenna Lariviere- 9 oz.

The smallest fish caught was a .01 oz by Natalie Wessell and the largest Emily Simard's 15oz splake.

Fishing stats and photos submitted by Judy Ingram-SJI Hunters and Anglers.