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Wynhoff, Reeves lead in LPOIC Spring Derby

by CAROLINE LOBSINGER
Staff Writer | April 27, 2022 1:00 AM

The first day of Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's Spring Derby was all about the Macks.

The second day was a bit slower but saw a lead change in the rainbow division. The third day even slower yet with only two weigh-ins recorded, both on the Mackinaw side of the derby.

Tuesday, the derby's fourth day, the wind and the rain brought on lots of activity in the adult rainbow division a the third lead change and several anglers catching their way onto the leaderboard.

In the rainbow division, Robert Wynhoff captured first with a 19.75-pound, 33-inch beauty, dropping Bert Dennett into second. Dennett took over the lead on day two of the derby with a 16.55-pound, 34 1/4-inch rainbow. In third in the division is Reed Hall, who caught his way onto the board on Tuesday with a 16.5-pound, 32 1/4-inch rainbow that he opted to release. In fourth is John Ross, who hooked a 16.4 pound, 35-inch fish. In fifth is Kris Kulp who lead the division in the derby's opening day with a 14.9-pound, 32-inch rainbow.

On the Mackinaw side of the division, Edward Reeves leads with at 15.30-pound, 33-inch fish. In second, is Kevin Elmore with a 13.45, 32-inch Mackinaw; and in third is Jeff Baugh with a 12.15-pound, 31 3/4-inch Mackinaw. In fourth through tenth are John Cosolito, Brad Sturgis, Becky Sturgis, Kenny Breeden, Jack Peterson, Jim Carothers and Dan Harder.

There are no entries yet in the Junior Division.

In the Youth A division, Kole Kramer is in first with a 28 1/2-inch rainbow which he opted to release. In second is Mason Poole with a 28-inch Mackinaw and in third is Bentley Landingham with a 23 1/4-inch rainbow.

In the Youth B division, Liam Sturgis is in first with a 32-inch Mackinaw, in second is Jozie Morrison with a 26 1/2-inch Mackinaw and in third is Owen Belgarde with a 25-inch rainbow.

In the German Trout division, Gary Thompson caught a 6.40-pound, 26 3/4-inch fish.

Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club

2022 Spring Derby

Day 3 unofficial results

Adult Rainbow Trout

  1. Bert Dennett, 16.55 pounds, 34 1/4 inches; 2. Kris Kulp, 14.90, 32; 3. Bill Shaffer, 14.85, 32 1/2, released.

Adult Mackinaw

  1. Edward Reeves, 15.30 pounds, 33 inches; 2. Kevin Elmore, 13.45, 32; 3. Jeff Baugh, 12.15, 31 3/4; 4. John Cosolito, 10.15, 27 1/4; 5. Brad Sturgis, 9.95, 29; 6. Becky Sturgis, 9.50, 29 1/2; 7. Kenny Breeden, 8.90, 30 1/2; 8. Jack Peterson, 8.15, 28 1/4; 9. Jim Carothers, 8.05, 28 1/4; 10. Dan Harder, 7.75, 27 1/2.

Youth A

  1. Kole Kramer, 28 1/2 inch rainbow, released; 2. Mason Poole, 26 inch mackinaw; 3. Bentley Landingham, 23 1/4 inch rainbow, released.

Youth B

  1. Liam Sturgis, 32 inch mackinaw; 2. Jozie Morrison, 26 1/2 inch mackinaw; 3. Owen Belgarde, 25 inch rainbow, released.

Junior Division

No entries.

Mack of the Day

April 23 — Edward Reeves

April 24 — Edward Reeves

April 25 — Kevin Elmore

April 26 — Phil Lamothe

German brown trout

Gary Thompson, 6.40 pounds, 26 3/4 inches.

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