Fishing derby goes on, despite raw, cold air

Emily Egan and her son, Aman, bundled up against the cold weather to fish at Lakeville Lake Saturday. Photo By Cynthia Hochswender

LAKEVILLE — The annual fishing derby for youngsters was held at Lake Wononscopomuc on the opening day of the fishing season (Saturday, April 16). It certainly wasn’t the coldest opening day in recent memory. And at least this year there wasn’t ice on the lake or snow on the grass around the pond.

But, reported Grove Manager Stacy Dodge, it was cold and blustery enough that many fishing families stayed home. Only 17 youngsters entered the derby.

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