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Families turned out in droves for the annual Independence Fishing Derby last Saturday.
The day started on the water and ended in Dehy Park for the weigh-in, a silent auction and music, followed by prizes for big trout and bigger stringers.
1st â€“ Matt Sanchez (El Cajon), 3 lbs.
2nd â€“ Schuyler Gingrich (Covina), 2 lbs., 9 ozs.
3rd â€“ Tracey Dallarosa (Coronado), 2 lbs., 5 oz.
1st â€“ Shane Hansen, 2 lbs., 14 oz.
2nd â€“ Mitch Mandic (Moorpark), 1lb., 11 oz.
3rd â€“ Braden Oroz (Moorpark), 1 lb., 1 oz.
Heaviest Trout Stringer â€“ Adult Category
1st â€“ Frankie Steagall (Independence), 9 lb., 6 oz.
2nd â€“ Garrett Roberts (Saugus), 7 lbs., 12 oz.
3rd â€“ Donnell Williams (Bakersfield), 7 lbs., 9 oz.
Heaviest Trout Stringer â€“ Jr. Category
1st â€“ Luis Guillen (Fontana), 8 lbs., 11 oz.
2nd â€“ Cheyenne Padilla (Independence), 4 lbs., 12 oz.
3rd â€“ Jeremiah Serna (Pico Rivera), 4 lbs., 11 oz.