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Art Clark Scrap Fish Derby reels in a line of happy kids


Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Jake Schmidt, 8, lets out his line at the Art Clark Scrap Fish Derby last Friday.

"How long it's been going? Since I was a 3 year old, I think," said Jamie Stough, 38, one of the volunteers running the Art Clark Scrap Fish Derby. "My parents started it. They did it as a tribute to Art Clark, the old carver in town, and since then we've been doing it. My family was finally going to give it away to somebody else this year and I was like, 'Nope! I'm taking it.'"

The derby was held off of the City Dock on July 2. Kids ages 6 to 13 were invited to come out, throw a line off the summer float, and see what they could catch.

And there were plenty of interesting catches. Kailyn M...

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