Bass notes at Rod and Gun derby

NORTH CANAAN — On Sunday morning, May 20, 72 young anglers gathered at the Northwest Connecticut Rod and Gun Club for the annual junior fishing derby.

Children 16 and under were invited to participate. The derby ran for three hours, from 9 a.m. to noon, and ended with awards and a raffle. 

The winners of the event, determined by who caught the biggest fish, received the grand prizes: six new bicycles. Club members Tom and Carol Poole donated the bikes for the 0-5 age group; Bill and Betsy Wood donated the bikes for the 6-10 age group.

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