Ben Carlin of Windham was a winner at the Sebago Lake and Cumberland County Fishing Derbies last weekend with this 9.44 pound, 34¾ inch pike. Contributed / Sebago Lake Rotary Club

RAYMOND —  More than 1,000 fisherman registered for the 2021 Sebago Lake and Cumberand County Fishing Derby last weekend.

In the togue category, Greg MacIntosh took first place with a 10.78 pound, 32-inch fish; David Ferris, second, 8.36 pounds, 29½ inches; and Rick Laney, third, 8.35 pounds, 29¼ inches.

Jacob Barrdos took first place for perch with his 1.9 pound, 14¼ inch catch; Randall Breton, second, 1.6 pounds, 14¼ inches; and Christopher Cook, third, 1.56 pounds, 14 inches.

Fran Orcutt  won the top prize for pickerel, 4.98 pounds,  25½ inches; Wayne Roma, second, 4.71 pounds,  25 7/8 inches; and Glen Sparks, third, 4.1 pounds, 25½ inches.

Ben Carlin had the biggest pike at 9.44 pounds, 34¾ inches, followed by Ben Carlin with 9.24 pounds, 33 inches, and Billy Groton with 8.44 pounds, 32 inches.

Josh Sparks won the 50/50 prize of $2,055, Chris Grant won the ATV and Dan Stanton won the 5hp Mercury outboard.

Proceeds from the annual derbies, hosted by the Sebago Lake Rotary Club in cooperation with Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, go to a number of charities, including the Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn, the RSU 14 Backpack Lunch Program and Maine Children’s Cancer Program.

About 7,500 pounds of fish was delivered to Nova Seafood to be processed and flash frozen for delivery to food pantries, according to the Rotary Club.

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