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.

Ages 6-7

Biggest fish: Archer Ramsey, total fish: Quinn Sheafer, and total inches: Cruz Glasen.

Ages 8-9

Biggest fish: Toma Miwata, total fish: Gavin Morcan, and total inches: Colston Battle.

Ages 10-12

Biggest fish: Logan Heffernon, total fish: Sydney Sheafer, and total inches: Tatum Battle.

Ages 13-16

Biggest fish: Hayden Heffernon, total fish: Emma Yeager, and total inches: Finn Magee.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

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