putnam pg 6 5-10-18

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Everyone together after the Putnam Rotary Club Noel Poulin Fishing Derby at Rotary Park. Photo by Marcy Dawley.

Bennie Kipp. Marcy Dawley photo.

Far left: Forest Nowakoski, winner of the age 5 and younger. Another winner in red.  Lower right: Caleb Koleszar gave his prize to his sister. Marcy Dawley photos.

Everyone is fishing. Rande Chmura photo.

(in center: By Rande Chmura.

PUTNAM — The Putnam Rotary Club Noe Poulin Fishing Derby saw a record turnout May 6.
Seventy-seven kids took part in the free derby that was held at Rotary Park. There were prizes and food
for all participants.
Winners were:
Age 5 and under (16 fishermen)– Forest Nowakoski – Sunfish .4 lbs.
Age 6 – 9  (31 fishermen) – Mason Putnam – Carp 8.7 lbs – 28 inches. This was also the biggest fish caught.
In second place in the ages 6-9 category was: Jordan Chrzanowski – Catfish 1.2 lbs.
Age 10 – 12 (16 fishermen) there was a tie: Dakota Schlough and Benjamin Kipp - .75 lbs.
Age 13 and over (14 fishermen) – Caleb Koleszar - .5 lbs.
Prizes were given to each group.
All participants received spool of fishing line donated by Woodstock Line (Putnam).