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11-pound rainbow wins OktoberFish derby at Pend Oreille

Winners of the 2012 Bayview Oktoberfish derby at Lake Pend Oreille are, from left: first place, Mike Perry of Garfield Bay; second place, Rick McCorkle of Athol; thir place, Rory Bergere of Spokane,
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Winners of the 2012 Bayview Oktoberfish derby at Lake Pend Oreille are, from left: first place, Mike Perry of Garfield Bay; second place, Rick McCorkle of Athol; thir place, Rory Bergere of Spokane, (Courtesy photo)

FISHING — Mike Perry of Garfield Bay topped the field of 105 anglers last weekend to win the the two-day Bayview OktoberFish Derby on Lake Pend Oreille.

Perry landed a rainbow trout weighing 11 pounds, 3 ounces to top the second place fish weighing 10 pounds, 3 ounces caught by Rick McCorkle of Athol.  Rory Bergere of Spoakne placed third with a 9 pound, 6 ounce rainbow.

Ken Olson of Coeur d’Alene won the prize offered for catching the most mackinaw with 11 fish totaling 32 pounds.




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