Lions Club hosts 35th Ice Fishing Derby

GAZETTE PHOTO / Michelle Tibbetts

Shaun Painter holds his 20.25” fish at the 35th annual Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 16. Michel Corgiat of Sunset, Utah, won the overall biggest fish at the weekend derby (23.24”), Joey Antilla of Kemmerer won the women’s overall big fish (20.25”) and Jayden Mills of Evanston won the Youth overall big fish (19.25”).

The Kemmerer Lions Club hosted its 35th annual Ice Fishing Derby on Lake Viva Naughton on Saturday, Feb. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 17.

2019 Overall Winners:

• Overall Big Fish: Michel Corgiat (Sunset, Utah) $1,000 with a 23 1/4” fish

• Women’s Overall Big Fish: Joey Antilla (Kemmerer): $150 with a 20 1/4” fish

• Youth Overall Big Fish: Jayden Mills (Evanston): $150 with a 19 1/4” fish 

Saturday Daily Prizes

• First Daily Big Fish: Kristy Smith (Kemmerer): $300 with a 22” fish

• Second Daily Big Fish: Trinity Kofoed (Kemmerer): $200 with a 21 1/2” fish

Sunday Daily Prizes

• First Daily Big Fish: Corey Sawley (Midvale, Utah): $300 with a 21” fish

• Second Daily Big Fish: Tied - Tyler Sims (Montpelier, Idaho)  /Ken Nishi (Kemmerer): $100 each with a 20 3/4” fish

Saturday Hourly Prizes

• 8:00 hour: Kristy Smith (Kemmerer): $100 with a 22” fish

• 9:00 hour: Tied - Corey Sawley (Midvale, UT)/Tanna Martin (Roosevelt, Utah): $50 each with a 19 1/2” fish

• 10:00 hour: Tied - Robert Coker (Pleasant View, Utah)/Joey Antilla: $50 each with a 20 1/4” fish

• 11:00 hour: Trinity Kofoed (Kemmerer): $100 with a 21 1/2” fish

• 12:00 hour: Tyler Bernhisel (Twin Falls, Idaho): $100 with a 20 1/2” fish

• 1:00 hour: Keith Batista (Kemmerer): $100 with a 19 3/4” fish

• 2:00 hour: Shaun Painter (Kemmerer): $100 with a 20 3/8” fish

• 3:00 hour: Rick Pollard (Kemmerer): $100 with a 20 1/4” fish

• 4:00 hour: Derick Whittington (Pinedale): $100 with a 20 1/2” fish

 

Sunday Hourly Prizes

• 8:00 hour: Corey Sawley (Midvale, Utah): $100 with a 21” fish

• 9:00 hour: Tanner Hansen (Diamondville): $100 with a 19 1/4” fish

• 10:00 hour: Michel Corgiat (Sunset, Utah): $100 with a 23 1/4” fish

• 11:00 hour: Ken Nishi (Kemmerer): $100 with a 20 3/4” fish

• 12:00 hour: Paul Bernhisel (Twin Falls, Idaho): $100 with a 19 3/4” fish

• 1:00 hour: Zack Angelos (Bountiful, Utah): $100 with a 19 1/8” fish

• 2:00 hour: Lonnie Delzer (Roy, Utah): $100 with a 19 3/4” fish

• 3:00 hour: Tanna Martin (Roosevelt, Utah): $100 with a 20” fish

• 4:00 hour: Brian Martin (Roosevelt, Utah): $100 with a 19 3/8” fish

Kemmerer resident Ireland Kilpack helps Lions Club member Lois Kirkwood measure a fish during the hourly catches at the 35th annual fishing derby on Saturday.

Kristy Smith’s fish (22”) was the first catch of the derby on Saturday, and also won the biggest catch of Saturday.