KDC Kids Fishing Derby at the William G. Clark Fishing Education Pond 9/24/11

The Knee Deep Club held its annual William G Clark Children’s Fishing Outing on Saturday, September 24th, 2011, at the Jefferson Pond on Weldon Road in Jefferson. Many children participated, and refreshments were served. The children, with assistance by many club trustees and members. This annual event, sponsored by the Knee Deep Club, is held in the memory of Bill Clark, a past trustee of the club, an avid outdoorsman. The pond was dedicated Bill’s memory on July 14th, 2007. Bill’s vision for this pond was to have a “Fishing Education” pond, where children, 16 years and younger can come to learn the basics of fishing, and to promote the catch and release method of fishing.

Joseph Wiebe with his Sun Fish

Setting up for the day, Lou Marcucci getting ready for the “Hard-Hat” area.

Pete Cusick with his Grandson, Mark.

Sign at pond

Mark and Zac Cusick with their Crappie

Sean Hardy with his 1st ever fish!

Sean Hardy with another of his fish

Joseph Wiebe with his Sun Fish

Lou Marcucci assisting the D'Alauros.

For more on the William G. Clark Fishing Education Pond click here.