Local youngsters compete in fishing derby at McDade Park

fishing derby photo

Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and Parks & Recreation staff members participate in the presentation of trophies to the winners in the 4 – 8 age category at the 24th annual fishing derby held recently at McDade Park.  Over 80 children participated in the event.

Front from left Oliver Stewart, Old Forge, first fish caught; Noah Smith, Dunmore, fifth place for largest fish; Madison Kilmer, Carbondale, first to limit caught; Willow Ritter, first place largest fish, and Harmony Ritter, fourth place largest fish caught, both of Scranton; Gianna Loyek, Olyphant, second place largest fish caught; and Sarah Williams, Scranton, third place largest fish caught.

Back row: Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, John DeNunzio, Rich DeStefano, Norm Coupland, Jerry Melvin and Bennie Pritchyk, Parks & Recreation staff; and William Davis, Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation.


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