Calumet Kids Fishing Derby

To the editor:

Our 16th Annual Kids Fishing Derby on July 17 at the Swedetown Pond was a fun time had by all.

181 kids enjoyed catching hundreds of fish with a free Vollwerths hot dog lunch when the fishing ended.

Prizes were awarded to the largest Bluegill, Perch, Bullhead and the smallest fish, and every kid who registered a fish was able to pick a prize.

The Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club would like to thank the following for their support and donations. Paul Lehto and Calumet township for the venue and helping with the bluegill fish planting. 41 Lumber, Ace Hardware, Amora Wellness & Gifts, A-1 Toilets, Auto Pro Glass and Tire, BEC Acquisitions, Burger King-Calumet, Calumet Electronics, Calumet Elks Lodge, Calumet Floral, Calumet Machine, Campioni’s True Value, Carmelita’s Restaurant, CertainTeed Roofing, CHN Surveying, CLK VFW, Copper Country Ford, Copper Country Walleye Association, Daytona Auto Body, Dirtworks Contracting, Dollar General, Edward Jones-Calumet, Erick Trail, Erickson Crowley, Freeman’s Firearms, Garrow Accounting, Gasoline Alley Auto Body, Hancock Bottling, Harter Carquest, Harter’s Party Store, Hillman Fasteners, Houghton Building Supply, Incredible Bank, Jim’s Pizza, Joel Keranen, JP’s Fast Track & Lube, Keweenaw Chevrolet, Keweenaw Fish Co, Keweenaw Glass and Door, Kirkish Furniture, L&L Bar, Lassila Insurance, Leveque Agency, Logan Hyrkas-Century 21, Louie’s Fresh Markets, Louma Insurance, Manions Building, Mark Ahlborn, McGann Building Supply, Metal Sales, Michigan American Water, Mike Dudenas, Mine Shaft & Rockhouse Grille, Miner’s Café, Mohawk Superette, Moyle Construction, Neuvokas/Gatorbar, Northern Cuts, Northside Auto, Office Shop, Pats IGA of Calumet, Paul and Kathy Malnar, Peninsula Auto Service, Peterlin Distributing, Pizza Works, Quincy’s Restaurant, Roy Salmela, Royale Inc, Salon 1281, Schute’s Bar, Sickler Industries, Superior Auto Tech, Superior National Bank, Superior Polymer Products, Superiorland Fasteners, The Bait Shack, Toni’s Country Kitchen, Torch Lake Credit Union, Universal Metal Works, UP Pub, Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, Vollwerth & Co., Walgreens, Walts Crawlers, Wausau Supply, Weathershield Windows, Wendricks Truss, Williams Machine, Wood’n Spoon

And a big thank you to all the volunteers who helped to make this a successful event.


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