Anglers cast their lines in 56th annual Schoodic Lake Ice Fishing Derby

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CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY WITH SOME ICE FISHING — Thirteen-year-old Nathaniel, left, and Brody — who celebrated his ninth birthday on Sunday, Feb. 18 — Lovejoy from Williamsburg each had two successful days of fishing during the 56th annual Schoodic Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday. The two caught five pickerel each on both days for a total of 10 fish apiece and 20 together for the brothers. Nathaniel and Brody Lovejoy were fishing at Ebeemee Lake and registered their fish at the Milo Fire Station. The derby takes place on several lakes and proceeds benefit Milo Fire Department charities and events. Full derby results can be found at This year 770 total fish were registered between the two days.

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