The 11th Annual Bob Lindstrom Memorial Fishing Derby was held on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Lindy's Landings on Bangs Lake in Wauconda. Over 42 seniors were taken out for a morning of fishing on 11 boats with volunteer captains.
A total of 214 fish were caught (and released) after four hours of fishing. The first place winner was Hans Predel of Lake Zurich with a 14" Bass. The second place winner was Bernice Schweichler of Maine Township with a 13" Bass and third place winners, who tied with a 12" Bass and Crappie were Ron Sorensen of Niles and Harold Baum of Maine Township.
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The winner for the most Pan Fish was Ron Neukirch of Niles who caught 44 fish.
Proceeds from the event are donated to the Wauconda Lake Management Committee for restocking of the lake. Special thanks to Cheryl Lindstrom of Lindy's Landings, Maine Township MaineStreamers and the village of Niles for sponsoring this event.
For more information on this or other Maine Township MaineStreamers senior events and programs, call (847) 297-2510. Information is also posted on the township website, mainetownship.com.