The Annual Alverthorpe Park Fishing Derby, Saturday, June 1, 2002

Abington Township sponsors an annual fishing derby for kids in Alverthorpe Park. This year it was held on Saturday, June 1st. Five Trout Unlimited members from Southeastern Montgomery Chapter # 468 participated with this derby by providing general assistance, giving out advice and keeping the area around the lake clean. The members were: Ray Young, Joe Bradley, Shawn Lee, Walt Kononenko and Dennis O'Gara. The following pictures were taken by Karl Lukens, the Supervisor of Alverthorpe Park.

Ray Young, Joe Bradley, Shawn Lee, Walter Kononenko, Dennis O'Gara

Joe Bradley/Dan Wilson
11 oz Bass

Joe Bradley/Dakota Korn
13.4 oz Bass

Joe Bradley/Devin O'Connor
14 oz Bass

Shawn Lee/Devon O'Connor
15 oz Bass

Joe Bradley/Amber Heilman
15 oz Bass

Note: The above photos were taken by Karl Lukens, the Superintendent of the Abington Township Parks & Recreation.
The full collection of the youngsters' fishing derby as reported by Karl can be found on follow it to departments / parks & rec / photos.
This is a great example what a "Kid's Fishing Derby" should be.
Thanks, Karl, for providing this opportunity to the kids in our community.


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