2013 Huck Finn Fishing Derby Winners

Winner of Huck Finn Derby, photo courtesy of City of Sierra Madre, click to enlarge

Press Release posted 4/20/13, view the News Net photo and video gallery here: http://www.sierramadrenews.net/?p=12636 – The City of Sierra Madre Huck Finn Fishing Derby was held Saturday, April 6, 2013.  This year 215 youth ages 3-15 participated in the Huck Finn Fishing Derby with many parents, family and friends in attendance as well. The fishing was fantastic this year as most young anglers caught at least one trout and many caught their limit of three! Awards were given in the following four age categories, as well as the Largest Overall fish and Smallest Overall fish. Age category winners were based on the total weight of a maximum three fish.

Age Category 3-6 years:

  • 1st – Travis Smith
  • 2nd – Andrea Peeler
  • 3rd – Lucas Kirages

Age Category 7-9 years:

  • 1st – Aresha Echols
  • 2nd – Luke Enriquez
  • 3rd – Charlie Hynes

Age Category 10-12 years:

  • 1st – Allison Kruger
  • 2nd – Jillian Kruger
  • 3rd – Lauren Meier

Age Category 13-15 years:

  • 1st – Brock Vance
  • 2nd – Samson Sly
  • 3rd – Kyle Shigenaga

Largest Overall Fish – Travis Smith (5.85 lbs.)

Smallest Overall Fish – Michael Sheehan (.63 lbs.)

The City of Sierra Madre would like to thank the following sponsors for making the Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout such a success: Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighter’s Association, Sierra Madre Civic Club, LA County Department of Power and Water, Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club, Okuma Fishing, Berkley – Pure Fishing, Danny Osti Tree Service, Johnny’s Sport Shop, Pasadena Casting Club, Sierra Madre Public Works, Chris Campbell and the Huck Finn Fishing Guides.

Some of the 215 Huck Derby participants, photo courtesy of City of Sierra Madre, click to enlarge