11-year-old wins his sixth derby trophy with large togue

ST. AGATHA, Maine — An 11-year-old Eagle Lake boy who is not any stranger to the Lengthy Lake Ice Fishing Derby winner’s circle picked up his sixth trophy this weekend.

Drew Belanger of Eagle Lake hauled in a first-place togue within the 13-and-under youth class of the annual fishing competitors and fundraiser. The 26-inch fish weighed 6 kilos, 3.5 ounces, besting the closest competitors by about 2 kilos.

The teen caught two togue and one salmon Sunday whereas fishing out on Eagle Lake together with his father, Fort Kent police officer Mark Belanger.