fishermen on onota lake

The Harry A. Bateman Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Derby, pictured in 2018, returns for its 30th year on June 4 at the Controy Pavillion on Onota Lake.

The annual Stockbridge Bowl Fishing Derby took place last Saturday. According to coordinator Tim Minkler, it was rain-free and nice and warm (85 to 90 degrees). There was a total of 73 participants, including 17 youths. The results are as follows:


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Gene Chague is a longtime sportsman and editor of The Eagle's Berkshire Woods and Waters outdoors column.