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Great Benson Fishing Derby celebrates 44 years

Courtesy Paul Hatin-Smart Media

Pictured (l-r):  David Calvi, co-chair of the Great Benson Fishing Derby and a Fair Haven Rotary Club member; Bill Stephenson, president of the Fair Haven Rotary Club; and Jeff Larson, co-chair of Great Benson Fishing Derby and a Fair Haven Rotary Club member.

Since 1973 the Fair Haven Rotary Club has sponsored the Great Benson Fishing Derby. The event was held on Feb. 20-21 this year at Crystal Beach on the east shore of Lake Bomoseen.  Anglers of all ages participated.  Over $10,000 in cash prizes were also awarded.

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