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Photofeature: Results from the 2021 Lassen Sportsmens Club Junior Fishing Derby

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

A SusanvilleStuff Photofeature
by Marshel Couso and Jeremy Couso

The 32nd annual Lassen Sportsmens Club Junior Fishing Derby was held along the banks of Paiute Creek and the Susan River Saturday, with more than 300 young anglers trying to reel in a prize-winning catch.

The derby is co-sponsored by the City of Susanville, the County of Lassen and the SIR Tribal Indian Council.

Kids in the 6 to 15 year-old age group had a chance to win bicycles from Grocery Outlet, a rod and reel from Western Nevada Supply and tackle boxes from Larry’s Spirit Gas.

For the 2 to 5 year-old fisher-folk prizes included bicycles from Pregill Insurance, rod and reel from Western Nevada Supply and tackle boxes from Larry’s Spirit Gas.

Sportsmanship Awards went to Tristan Bashante and Trinity Cabrera. The recipient of the Bill Kauffman Sportsmanship Award was Sid Callaway.

Here are the derby results:

Girls ages 2 to 5

Third Place – Rosa Silva – 3 lb 1 oz. at 18 ¾ ”

Second Place – Peyton Bissell – 3 lb 1 oz. at 19”

First Place – Kinley Cox – 3 lb 4 oz. at 19 ½”

Boys ages 2 to 5

Third Place – Francisco Pajimola – 2 lb 12 oz. at 18 ½ ”

Second Place – Axle Olivara – 3 lb at 19 ¾ ”

First Place – Reese Freeman – 3 lb 15 oz. at 20 ½”

Girls ages 6 to 15

Third Place – Emi Chandler – 2 lb 10 oz. at 17”

Second Place – Payton Cox – 2 lb 12 oz. at 18”

First Place – Brooklyn Greer – 3 lb 3 oz. at 19”

Boys ages 6 to 15

Third Place – Jordan Fisher – 2 lb 9 oz. at 18 ¼ ”

Second Place – Tucker Whitworth – 2 lb 9 oz. at 18 ½ ”

First Place – Jordan Fisher – 2 lb 9 oz. at 18 ¼ ”

For catching the biggest fish of the day Reese Freeman won a custom rod and reel created by Dave Huhtala.

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