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Anglers Derby provides chance for fun, prizes


The Eric Dickinson Accessible Anglers Derby is holding its seventh annual fishing event this week, and everyone is invited to attend.

The Legion Park pond will be stocked and ready for participants to have some fun and show off their fishing skills on Friday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The derby was started by John Bahr and Eric Dickinson in 2007 to give people with disabilities a chance to get together to fish, eat and win prizes.

“Basically, we just decided to do something to get people out and just enjoy fishing,” Bahr said. “I’ve always enjoyed fishing, and it’s just a way to...

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