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Montville Township Residents Hooked on Fishing Derby

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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Melissa Benno
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Members of Explorers Post 805 Credits: Melissa Benno
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Members of Police PBA Local 140 and Explorers Post 805 Credits: Melissa Benno
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derb Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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Jim Gannon and Scott Gallopo Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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At the 2016 Montville Township Fishing Derby  Credits: Courtesy of Kelley Kehoe
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MONTVILLE, NJ - Despite the pouring rain, Montville Township residents came out for the township’s annual Fishing Derby on May 7. Co-sponsored by Montville PBA Local 140 and the Montville Kiwanis, children enjoyed fishing on Masar Park Pond.

Prizes were provided by the P.B.A., Kiwanis and Fairfield Fishing Tackle. The pond had been stocked with a variety of fish including trout, catfish, blue gill and bass. Bagels and orange juice were provided by the PBA, and donuts and coffee from the Kiwanis. The kids were aided by the Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 and the R.E.A.C.H. Club.

Winners included:

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Largest fish overall: Angela Ervey, who caught a 15 1/2-inch-long Big Mouth Bass

The Monte Family caught the most fish

Michael Cucci caught the smallest fish, with a four-inch Sunny

Nicole Longobardi caught the first fish, a 5 1/2” Sunny

Sofia Behrens caught the largest Trout, at 10 1/2”

Brett Kunkel and Maxym Ishal both caught the largest Sunny fish, at 8 1/2”

The largest in each age group were:

Pre-K to age 2: Joseph Ervey with a 5 1/2” Sunny

Pre-K to age 3: Ella Kunkle with a 5 1/2” Sunny

Pre-K to age 4: Aria Federle with a 10 1/2” Bass and Crappie

Pre-K to 5 years but not in Kindergarten: Madison Kehoe with a 9” Bass

Kindergarten: Antonia Guancy with a 12” Bass

1st grade: Genivieve Bennis with a 5 1/2 Sunny

2nd grade: Ethan Gerson with a 6 1/2” Sunny

4th grade: Abby Lavenburg with a 12 1/2” Perch

5th grade: Sofia Behrens with a 10 1/2 Trout

6th grade and older: Kristof Behrens with an 8 1/2” Bass and Brandon Kohler with a 13 1/2” Trout

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