2014 Perch Derby
The Annual Chenango Lake Perch Derby was back and better than ever. Rupert Kinzelmann of Brookfield, NY was the first registered fisherman to catch a special 2014-tagged perch. Rupert was awarded the $1,000 Cash Prize donated by NBT Bank. This year, a second 2014-tagged perch was caught by Timothy R. Engel, Jr. of Bainbridge, NY. Timothy was awarded the $500 Cash Prize donated by Preferred Mutual Insurance Company and Blueox Corporation.
There were also $150 Cash Prizes, for the Largest Perch and the Largest Pickerel of the day. This year there was a tie for the largest Perch at 13″.
Largest Perch of the day at 13″– Prize donated by Mayhood’s Sporting Goods ($150.00)
Split between 2 Lucky Fisherman Edward R. Tracey from Mt. Vision, NY and Frank Crawford of Oxford, NY
Largest Pickerel of the day – Prize donated by Lion David and Mary El Emerson ($150.00)
Kevin Merring of Farmington, NY with a 24 1/8” Pickerel
Raffle Ticket Winners – all worth $100, donated by local businesses
Mayhood’s Sporting Goods Mark Flanagan
The Stadium Dan Spencer
Place Farm Trucking Jaclyn Root
NBT, Oxford Branch John Weidman
Sidney Federal Credit Union Jerry Chapman
Weidman Farms Tom Brightman
Hummell’s Office Plus, Norwich Jack Hayes
Oxford Big Blue Convenience Martin Quail
Giltner’s Adele Daly
Oxford Rod & Gun Chris Talbot
M&T Bank, Norwich Blake Place
Community Bank, Norwich Sara Place
The Oxford Lions Club would like to thank all involved in making this another successful event.