2007 Fremont Lake Ice Fishing Derby
Amy Parrish Sunday Winner
Amy Parrish shows off her 12.8 pound, 35-1/8" Lake trout that won her 1st place for Big Fish on Sunday, and the $1000 prize.
David Pape 2nd Place
David Pape shows off his 15.4 pound, 37-3/8", Lake trout that won him 2nd Place and $400 on Saturday.
Sponsored by the Pinedale Boat Club
by Bill Boender
March 5, 2007
The Pinedale Boat Club sponsored their annual Big Fish Ice Fishing Derby on Fremont Lake on Saturday & Sunday, March 3-4th. More than 350 intrepid sportspersons signed up to brave the cold wind on Saturday, but were rewarded with a beautiful day Sunday. Participants came from all over Wyoming and from Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Oklahoma, Florida and Kentucky.
Curtis Hendricks was the 1st Place winner on Saturday, winning the $1000 prize, with his 21.6 pound, 38-1/2" Lake trout. Amy Parrish won 1st Place on Sunday with a 12.8 pound, 35-1/8" Lake trout.
New ice augers went to Dave Parrish for Best Guess on Size of the Biggest Fish entered and to Jacob Angelovich for the Smallest Fish Entered. Leesa Pasquin won a knife for having the most entries without winning a prize. Shannon reach won the drawing for an Ice Tent.
Hourly Big Fish winners of $100 included Bob Wilson, Gary Burstad, Dave Pape, Daniel Taylor, Howard Harper, Alex Phillips, Kelin George, Ivie Deninno, Joe Sonderoth, Trent Jacobson, Walter Halton, Curtis Hendricks, John Fabian, Ryan Coston, Ray Pecolar and Mark Steel.
The Boat Club donated $1000 to the new Pregnancy Center of Sublette County and $1000 to Kickin' Cancer in Sublette County.
Charlie Golden, Pinedale Boat Club Commodore, thanked all the sponsors who contributed, with special thanks going to Lakeside Lodge for providing their facilities, along with Western Wyoming Beverage and Budweiser for their support.
Many other sponsors donated cash and prizes. These include: Faler's General Store, High Mountain Real Estate, Cowboy Bar, Outfitter Liquor, Sterling Communications, Joe & Flo Retel, Big J's Carquest, NAPA of Pinedale, Corral Bar, Sportsmans Warehouse, Vaughn's Plumbing, Parrish Oil & Gas, Sublette Taxidermy, Dave's Electronics, McClain Construction, Wolf's Pinedale Dodge, Frontier Electric, WildHorse Realty, Steve's Wyoming Club, The Tire Den, Reed's Redimix, Green River Log Homes, Teletractors, Nocora, First Bank, J B Welding & Fabrication, and T & L Plumbing.
1st: Curtis Hendricks, Lake, 21.6#, 38-1/2", $1000 prize
2nd: Dave Pape, Lake, 15.4#, 37-3/8", $400
3rd: Joe Sonderoth, Lake, 14.2#, 38", $200
4th: Oakley Ingersill, Lake, 13.8#, 35-1/8", $150
1st Rainbow: Lawrence Perzichilli, 2.8#, 21-1/4", $100 prize
1st Brown: Aaron Seehafer, 1.8#, 17-1/2", $100 prize
Youth 1st: Kelin George (age 8), Lake, 4.8#, 27", $200
Youth 2nd: Austin Green, Lake, 4#, 24-3/4", Rod & Reel prize
Youth 3rd: Trevor Ginestar, Lake, 3.4#, 24", Rod & Reel prize
1st:Amy Parrish Lake, 12.8#, 35-1/8", $1000 prize
2nd: Ryan Coston, Lake, 10.8#, 32-1/2", $400
3rd:Mark Steele, Lake, 9#, 30-7/8", $200
4th: John Fabian, Lake, 7.4#, 30=1/2", $150
1st Rainbow: Trent Jacobs, 2.4#, 19/104", $100 prize
1st Brown: Aaron Seehafer, 2.2#, 19-7/8", $100 prize
Youth 1st: Jacob Angelovich (Age 7), Lake, 0.8#, 15-1/2", $100 prize
Photos by Bill Boender