Kevin Ferrie of Erie caught the biggest walleye and won $300 Saturday at VanTassel’s Timberland Bait’s annual ice-fishing contest on Canadohta Lake.
Ferrie’s walleye was 19 3⁄4 inches and weighed 2 pounds 13 ounces.
The prize of the day was a 291⁄2-inch, 6-pound 3-ounce northern pike. Meadville’s Chris Chiesa pocketed $400 for catching the largest pike.
Chris Chiesa, of Meadville, with his prize-winning northern pike. Photo by Darl Black.
P.J. Brenot, of Cochranton, caught an 11-inch yellow perch and won $50, and Dan Palmer, of Parker, won $50 for his 121⁄4-inch crappie.
Bailey Kozalla, 12, of Saegertown, was the kids winners with a 20-inch, 2-pound 8-ounce walleye. She won $20.
No legal-sized musky were caught.
Timberland Bait’s scheduled tournament Saturday on Conneaut Lake has been canceled because of lack of ice.