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Archer’s Club praised for 70 years of hospitality to fishermen

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 17 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

CARLTON – Fishermen try to catch trout and salmon in October by St. Mary’s Archer’s Club at the Oak Orchard River.

The club started 70 years ago and offers hospitality to many local and visiting fishermen, especially during its annual fishing derby.

The Orleans County Legislature on Wednesday presented the Archer’s Club with a Special Recognition award for its 70 years of dedication and service to the community. The Archer’s Club has 142 members.

Pictured from left include: Mike Waterhouse, the county’s sportsfishing promotion coordinator; County Legislator John DeFillipps; Alan Hackenberg, Archer’s Club president; Jim Wooldridge, past president; and John Page, past president.