Anglers gather for Father’s Day fishing tournament

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Town of Miami Lake’s Father’s Day Fishing Tournament was held June 18 at Graham Dairy Lake. Competitors posed with their medals that were awarded in several categories during the friendly contest.

Back row from left are Miguel Zarran (Oldest Fisherman, age 72); Luis Chavez (Smallest Fish Caught, an 8” red gill; Most Fish Caught, 4); Brian Hoadley (First Fish Caught at 8:14 a.m.; Most Fish Caught, 3); Neill Robinson, chair of the Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee; Cesar Hernandez and Kevin Hernandez and Joel Mendoza (Best Fishing Team).

Front row from left are Dylan Peneda (Biggest Fish Caught, a large mouth bass, 21”, 5.16 pounds and Best Overall Fisherman, age 6); Joshua Garcia (Youngest Fisherman, age 5); Melanie Gonzalez (Best Overall Fisherman, age 9) and Hailey Gonzalez. Fish that were caught were released back into the lake. 

Photo courtesy of the Town of Miami Lakes.