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2016 Altamont Kids Fishing Derby Results

3 to 5 yr age group:

Largest – Dalton Westhoff        Shortest – *Tie -*Braily Vanderpool & Bailey Carr

Largest – Chandler Robertson     Shortest – Oakley Dean

Largest – Tayzli Strasser          Shortest – Dakota Vanderpool

Largest – Tayzli Strasser        Shortest – Trace Kaiser


6 to 8 yr age group:

Largest – Hadley Carr            Shortest – Annie Spencer

Largest – Giovanai Jasso         Shortest – Karmen Spencer

Largest: Randall Hess               Shortest – *Tie* Aarayln Spencer & Brody Jones

Largest – Gavin Mahan          Shortest – Chris Cunningham



9 to 12 yr age group:

Largest – Braden Clifton         Shortest – Justin Whittley

Largest – Brice Demeritt           Shortest – Karter Jones

Largest – Braden Clifton           Shortest – Alexis Smittle

Largest – Sterling Robertson    Shortest – Avery Tipton


Largest fish overall during Derby was caught by 6 yr old Gavin Mahan from Altamont, 17 lb Catfish.

2 man scamp winner: 5 yr old Colton Hanigan from Altamont.

Total of 168 kids registered, making this year the largest attendance in 12 yrs. We had kids from Altamont, Oswego, Parsons, Edna, Dennis, Cherryvale, West Mineral, Elk City, Mound Valley, Coffeyville, Bartlett, Independence, Franklin, and Frontenac.

DSCN0377Scamp Winner 2016 – Colton Hanigan


DSCN03752016 – 12th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby


13th Annual Free Kid’s Fishing Derby 
Saturday, June 3th, 2017

Idle Hour Lake
3 1/2 miles south of Altamont on Ness Rd

Registration: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Weigh in by 2:00 p.m. – no exceptions

Age Groups: 3-5 yrs. old  6-8 yrs. old  9-12 yrs. old

Fish at your favorite fishing hole or Idle Hour Lake

Hot dogs served from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Medals awarded for the largest in weight, and smallest in length
in each age group and category.

Sunfish, Bass, Crappie and Catfish

*Grand Prize – 2 man scamp given away after the derby
Only registered anglers qualify for the drawing

All registered anglers will receive a prize– Must be present to win

Kansas Fish & Game’s free fishing weekend
No fishing license required June 6th – 7th

No dead fish will be counted– no exceptions

Rain or Shine Severe weather cancels derby and will be rescheduled

Sponsored by: Altamont Police Department & Masonic Lodge #69

Questions? Call 620-784-5582