New leader in OC Fishing Derby

Staff Reports Posted 6 August 2014 at 12:00 am

Edward Kowalski of Scottsville is the new leader of the Orleans County Fishing Derby after catching a 26-pound, 1-ounce Chinook. If that fish stays in the lead until the derby is over on Aug. 17, Kowalski will win the $4,000 grand prize.

Ryan Deal of New castle, Pa., leads the salmon division with a 24-pound, 14-ounce fish. Other leaders include Destiny Bickel of Burt with an 18-pound, 11-ounce brown trout; Mike Schaeffer of Sligo, Pa., with a 14-pound, 1-ounce rainbow trout; and April Johnson of Rochester with a 16-pound, 4-ounce lake trout.

The Albion Rotary Club will give away about $8,800 in prizes with the derby, which continues until Aug. 17.