Ladies score big at 2nd youth fishing derby

MANSFIELD – Thirty-six anglers participated in the second annual Lambs Creek Youth Fishing Derby on May 3 at the Mansfield Water Authority Reservoir.

The fish were weighed at noon and the winners were:

First-place stringer: Eli Shaw, 9, with five fish weighing a total of 2 pounds, 14 ounces;

  • Second place: Kaylee Dunham, 7, two fish weighing 2 pounds, 9 ounces;
  • Third place: Emily Knight, 11, five fish weighing 2 pounds, 5 ounces.

Other notables included Liam Williams, Mallory Milheim, Colgan Steiner and Nicole Pierce, whose stringers all broke the 2-pound mark.

The “Big Fish” top award went to Kaylee Dunham with a 2 pound, 1 ounce entry. Abigail Erwin, 3, netted second place with her 1 pounder.