Howell Reels In Good Time At Fishing Derby

Kids enjoyed participating in the annual derby where they got to catch fish from Echo Lake on their own. (Photo courtesy Howell Township)

HOWELL – Howell Township held its annual Baxter’s Fishing Derby recently at Alfred C. Sauer Park at Echo Lake.

The derby for those ages 5-14 to compete for the love of fishing.

More than 550 rainbow trout, blue gill and bass stocked echo lake for participants to catch. Prizes were awarded in each age group courtesy of the Baxter Family.

The annual fishing derby is put on in honor of Robert Baxter III, in honor of his love of fishing.

Robert Baxter III is the inspiration for this annual township event. (Photo courtesy Howell Township)