LOUISBURG — More than 100 youths grabbed their fishing poles Saturday, June 19, and headed to Louisburg City Lake to participate in the 25th annual Louisburg Fishing Derby.
The Heffernon family had a big morning at the lake. Hayden, 13, caught the biggest fish in the 13-16 age group, and his sister Logan, 11, had the biggest fish in the 10-12 age group.
Not to be outdone, the Sheafers and the Battles hooked prizes for the most fish and total inches.
The following are the results for each age group:
Ages 5 and Under
Biggest fish: Devin Gorley, total fish: Zeke Nutt, and total inches: Ezekiel Sanders.
Biggest fish: Archer Ramsey, total fish: Quinn Sheafer, and total inches: Cruz Glasen.
Biggest fish: Toma Miwata, total fish: Gavin Morcan, and total inches: Colston Battle.
Biggest fish: Logan Heffernon, total fish: Sydney Sheafer, and total inches: Tatum Battle.
Biggest fish: Hayden Heffernon, total fish: Emma Yeager, and total inches: Finn Magee.