Doug Conklin and Lew Harrington took first place in this year’s Long Lake Summer Bass Derby on Aug. 11.
The Long Lake Summer Bass Derby took place on Saturday, Aug. 11 with 15 registered teams of two participating for cash prizes, 50/50 raffle and lunker award for highest individual weight fish.
Eight hours of fishing kicked off at 6 a.m. with teams of two vying to catch a maximum of five bass, winner determined by live-weight, with a one pound penalty per dead fish.
•First place with a total of 17.79 pounds, Doug Conklin, Lew Harrington
•Second Place with a total of 15.92 pounds, Sean Rice, Jim Baker
•Third Place with a total of 12.93 pounds, John Signard, Tom Power
•Lunker went to Chuck Frost 4.97 pounds, 20.5 inches.
The Long Lake Fish & Game Derby sponsored the event.