June 23, 2024

The Seekonk Lions Twelfth Annual Doug Allan Memorial Fishing Tournament

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The Seekonk Lions Twelfth Annual Doug Allan Memorial Fishing Tournament on Patriots Day 2024 proved once again to be the best fishing derby in town. A good turnout of over 60 kids and parents battling it out for the top prize at the prestigious American Legion Post 311 awards banquet.

There were not as many bites as the last year, which made it a tough competition. Best catch this year was by Brooke Laliberte pulling in a 14 ¼” rainbow trout. Close runners-up were Devin Le, Sage Nicolson and Luke Peltz respectively checking in 12” to 14” beauties. Natalie Horton caught the only catfish of the day. Sage and Devin caught three trout each!

With over $1500 in gifts and donations, the Doug Allan Memorial Fishing derby makes this the place to be on Patriots Day. Thank you Chick-Fil-A, Grist Mill Tavern, American Legion Post 311, Seekonk Grand Prix , United Skates of America, Jersey Mike’s, Bass Pro Shop, Master Homemade Donuts, East Providence Lanes, Fam Lee Grill, Lucky Bait Shop, Marti’s Cupcakes and More, Cuzins Pizza, The Nerdy Baker, Mediterranean Grill, Showcase Cinemas, Wild Birds Unlimited, Jersey Mike’s.

We will be back next year to keep this annual tradition moving along. For pictures go to Seekonk Lions Club | Seekonk MA | Facebook . The derby chairs want to thank all the volunteers and friends that make this a memorable yearly event for the youth in our area. Enjoy your future fishing escapades and we will see you next year!

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