Justin Hoffman, 6, holding the line of fish he and his friend, Jesse Wince caught on a fishing trip with Jesse's father, Mark. The photo was taken by Jesse's mom, Kitty around 1995. All are from North Lima.
Jack Martz Sr. and his grandson Cooper Martz, 5, taken by CooperÕs dad Jack Jr. They, with CooperÕs brother, Grayson, and GrandpaÕs dog Laney go fishing together all the time. Grandpa is from Edinburg, Pa. and Jack, Cooper and Grayson all live in Boardman. Sent by CooperÕs mom, Tracy.
This is a tribute to my brother, Lewis Brine from Girard, who passed away April 9, 2012. He loved fishing and made his greatest catch back in the 50s when he caught a blue marlin at Ocean City, Maryland.
HereÕs a snapshot of Ed Lewis Jr. from Campbell with his two sailfish, caught while on a fishing trip vacation in Acapulco, Mexico. They weighed 130 and 115 pounds respectively. Sent by John Frohman of Hubbard.
Here's a picture of my dad, John Spagnola from Boardman, who caught this 33-inch walleye weighing nine and three quarter pounds while fishing in Conneaut, Ohio. It had 6-inch perch in it's mouth. Sent by Diane Spagnola.
Attached is a picture of my son, Ryan Lamb, 9, of Canfield, with his prize-winning bass caught while trolling with his Papa, Dave Emick (not pictured) at Roaming Shores, Ohio. Ryan won $25 for the longest bass in this fishing contest. Photo submitted by Ryan's mom, DeAnne Edwards-Lamb.
Dan Lynn is teaching his grandson, Nick Holm, how to fish, both live in Youngstown. The picture was taken at Mosquito Creek Lake State Park on May 22. This was Nick's first time fishing. The photo was submitted by TJ Keiran of Youngstown, Nick's uncle.
Caden Jones, 3, of New Middletown, was "reelly" proud to bring in this whopper of a bass while fishing for the first time ever on May 19 with his dad, Ryan. The picture was taken at the neighborhood pond and submitted by mom, Angela.
Nevaeha Carkido of McDonald with her father, Adam Hvisdak, fishing at Mosquito Lake on Mother's Day. Nevaeha caught the 25-inch blue pike with other fishers rooting her on. This was her best catch since she started fishing with her dad. They threw him back to grow bigger for next time. Sent by grandma, Deb McCalpin.
Jim and Sheryl Fortnat of Austintown take their 24-foot pontoon boat to Lake Erie for perch fishing. They get a lot of stares at the Conneaut, Ohio, dock when they put the boat in to go fishing at 7 a.m. on a summer morning. Sent by Sheryl.