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#1 fielddog

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:43 PM

The winners of the 9th Annual Everett Wile Memorial Catch the Rainbow are as follows

senior anglers from age 16 and up
First place Ron Seney
Second Place Kelly Hemeon
Third Place Rick Johnson

Youth anglers age 15 and younger
First Place Hunter Barnes
Second place Ayden Payzant
Third place Lionel O'Connor

50 /50 draw winner Art Vidito

over 70 adults and over 30 kids were registerd to fish plus aprox. 35 taking in the day or as family members. during the height of the day 150 plus people were on the ice at Meadow Pond. Official ice thickness from 10 to 12 inches taken at various places on the pond.

over 32 dozen hotdogs were eaten plus 180 cups of coffee, about 35 to 50 cups of tea, at least 75 cups of hot chocolate.

All of the above makes this tournament one of the most successful in the Hants West Wildlife Association history.

Aspecial thank you to all of the fisher persons who supported us.Your contributions will allow the HWWA to up grade our rods and reels for this years 2012 Learn 2 Fish program.We expect over 300 kids to get a chance to go fishing.All 8 elementary schools in West Hants will particapate in this program plus a couple of community groups.Again thanks and well done.

To our many sponsors and patrons thank you for all you have done for the HWWA from Fishing programs, Nesting Box, fish egg production in schools, Learn 2 Fish, Hunters Ed, CFSC training, Aikens Marsh trail and Habitat maintenance ( with the assisstnce of the Avon View High School) and in the planning stages a learn to hunt program using mentors gundogs and live game.

The HWWA ogo says it all Where Education Meets the Outdoors meetings every first Wed. of each Month from 7 pm 596 Bog Rd Falmouth contact Mike O'Brien for more info at (902) 798- 3684 or hwwildlife@ns.aliantzinc.ca Thanks Mike O'Brien President HWWA ( fielddog)
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#2 girlfisher

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:24 PM

Thank you for

1.putting on this event these things take alot of work,

2.and a big thanks to the assoc for all it does and for giving back to the community. But mostly for volunteering their time to introduce the next generation to this awesome sport and teaching them to appreciate and respect the beautiful nature we are so lucky to have here in NS


cheers gf
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please practice a sustainable harvest

#3 Perry

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:28 PM

Congrats to all who took part and to the organizers HWWA for the successful day! Sorry I couldn't make it. Mike as always a great event, saw you on TV you stole my line! "Thats why they call it fishing not catching!"
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Just because you fish a lot doen't mean you are great or even good. It just means you fish a lot!!

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:53 PM

Had a great time yesterday, thanks for putting on the event, looking forward to next year already!

Cheers.
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