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Annual kids’ fishing derby on Kootenay Lake

by Kimberly Shellborn
Gavin Johnson, fishing with his daddy, has a fish on his line.
Gavin Johnson, fishing with his daddy, has a fish on his line. — Photo courtesy Balfour Gill and Gifts

Balfour Gill and Gifts is once again hosting the Squawfish Derby for kids Saturday, September 7. This event is free to all kids 15 and under. 

The event starts at 7 a.m., with final weigh in at 2 p.m. There are first, second and third-place trophies in two classes: biggest coarse fish and most coarse fish. 

There will be a barbecue and prizes for all children who enter. 

Call 250-229-2113 to register or drop in at the Gill and Gift or email www.Gillandgift.com

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