$3000 in cash prizes handed out at fishing derby

By Contributor
May 26th, 2012

“And the Grand Prize $1000 winner is Jesse Martin of Penticton BC whose Bass weighed in at 4 lbs 13oz !”

Dan and Dannielle Powell hosted the 2012 Christina Lake Chamber of Commerce Fishing Derby at The Christina Lake Marina over the Victoria Day May long weekend.

The annual derby attracted over 90 participants of all ages.

There was over $3,000 in cash prizes given out including the $1000 Grand Cash Prize. The prizes were made possible from the continuing support and generous financial contributions made by corporate sponsors:


AM Ford

Dan Ashman

Century 21 Kootenay Homes Ltd.

Mary Martin & Richard Daoust  / Dan Powell

Cfhristina Lake Marina

Dan & Dannielle Powell

Christina Lake Mechanical

George Hiram & Sue Walker

Grand Forks Credit Union

Angela Soukeroff  (Marketing Manager)

Grand Forks Flooring

Ernie and Denise Prommer

Nelco Marine

Gord Burns


Grace McGregor (Area C director)

Southern BC Vacation Rentals

Jan & Dan O’Flaherty

“Of course we would like to send a big thank-you to the Lakeside Tempo for continuing to be a registration depot. Hope to see you all back next year at the May long weekend 2013 Fishing Derby!” said Powell.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

1st Rainbow Trout

Steve Young

3lb 7oz


2nd Rainbow Trout

Trista Thompson

2lb 3oz


3rd Rainbow Trout

Doug Fehr

1lb 3oz


1st Bass

Jesse Martin

4lb 13oz


2nd Bass

David Brennen

4lb 12oz


3rd Bass

David Warwaruk

4lb 0oz


Biggest Kokanee

Ayan Nyughiyeva (10yrs)



1st Under 16

Kenyon Smith (14yrs)

2 lb 15oz B


2nd Under 16

Sandon Dribney (14yrs)

2 lb 80z B


3rd Under 16

Stephen Dapalonia (10yrs)

1 lb 5oz R



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