ABOVE: Adults help kids 14 and younger Saturday at Parks and Rec’s annual Arkalon FIshing Derby at the Windmill Pond in Arkalon Park. LEFT: Kelsey Boman, 6, won her age division as well as the overall prize for her 22-inch catfish she hooked and landed. For more photos of the event, see PAGE 5. Daily Leader photos/Larry Phillips
• Special to the Daily Leader
Parks and Rec has announced the results from the fishing derby Saturday at Arkalon Park.
There were 20 participants in this year’s derby.
6 and under
1st Place – Kelsey Boman – 22 inches
7 to 10 years old
1st Place – tie – Elijah McCarter – 20 inches and Brandon Yorio – 20 inches
2nd Place – tie – Rebecca Irby – 19 inches and Ana Tovilla – 19 inches
11 to 14 years old
1st Place – Caleb Parish – 21 inches
2nd Place – Payton Yancy – 20.5 inches
3rd Place – Jacob McCarter – 19.5 inches
Overall Biggest Fish winner – Kelsey Boman
“A big thanks to our sponsors this year – Pro-Tek, Seward County United Way, Outcast Federation Bass Club and Kansas B.A.S.S Federation Nation,” Parks and Rec’s Ronna Stump said.