Welcome to the Orleans County Fishing Derby website – an Albion Rotary-sponsored event. The Rotary Club has run the fishing derby since 1984. Proceeds from the fishing derby are used to fund community projects.
The 2017 derby ran from August 5th until August 20th with an awards ceremony held at the Black North Inn. Read more…
We present the 2017 Derby Winners:
John Vanhoff of North Tonawanda holds a 30-pound, 12-ounce Chinook salmon he caught on Sunday, August 20th to win the $4,000 grand prize in the Orleans County Fishing Derby.
Keith Sheffield of Henrietta holds a 30-pound, 9-ounce Chinook that led the derby for more than a week. He won $500 as the salmon division leader.
Bill Cole of Albion won the Brown Trout Division with this 14-pound, 3-ounce trout.
Jason Grager of Lyndonville was second in the Brown Trout Division with this 12-pound, 12-ounce fish.
Eric Diltz of Brockport holds the fourth place rainbow trout, which weighed 12 pounds, 2 ounces.
Dan DeGeorge of Rochester won the lake trout division with this 17-pound, 10-ounce fish.
Brayden Gambell of Hilton came in third with this lake trout that weighed 14 pounds, 9 ounces.
To download results from a previous year (in PDF format), click on the year: