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.