Fishing Derby has changes in leaderboard

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 August 2015 at 12:00 am

A Pennsylvania man is the new leader in the Orleans County Fishing Derby, which has $8,800 in prize money, including $4,000 for the biggest fish.

Joseph Miller of Harrisburg is atop the leaderboard with a Chinook salmon that weighed 25 pounds, 5 ounces. The derby started on Aug. 1 and continues until Aug. 16. The Albion Rotary Club puts on the annual event.

Other division leaders include:

Salmon: 25 pounds, 4 ounces – Thomas Huth of Mogadore, Ohio;

Rainbow trout: 12 pounds, 5 ounces – John Jankowski of Sloan, NY;

Brown trout: 14 pounds, 5 ounces – Chad Kennedy of Marlborough, Mass.;

Lake trout: 17 pounds, 12 ounces – Mike Engle of Hamlin, NY.

For more information on the derby, click here.