Anglers impress at Branch Brook Park fishing derby

Anglers impress at Branch Brook Park fishing derby

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Parks Department employee Kahron Smothers, left, and Director Dan Salvante, right, congratulate Charles Tolson, second from left, of Irvington, and Cole Reynolds, of Verona, for catching the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Branch Brook Park on Sunday, June 5. They both caught […]

First fish honors go to Irvington youth at fishing derby

First fish honors go to Irvington youth at fishing derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Charles Tolson, of Irvington, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, May 26. He caught the first fish at 6:01 p.m. Congratulating him are Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, and […]

Fisherwoman from Orange impresses with six fish at derby

Fisherwoman from Orange impresses with six fish at derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kaila Weathers, of Orange, caught most fish in the girls 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, May 26. She caught six fish. Congratulating her are Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, and Essex County Deputy […]

Young angler from Glen Ridge catches a whopping five fish at derby

Young angler from Glen Ridge catches a whopping five fish at derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Will Schaller, of Glen Ridge, caught the most fish in the boys 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, May 26. The angler, who caught five fish, is joined by sister Noelle. Congratulating him are Essex County Executive […]

Newark youth wins prize at fishing derby in Verona Park

Newark youth wins prize at fishing derby in Verona Park

VERONA, NJ — Khalil Abdullah, of Newark, caught the most fish in the boys’ 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Verona Park on Wednesday, May 25, when he caught one fish. With him, from left, are his mother, Lalita Price; Essex County Executive Joseph N. Divincenzo Jr.; and Essex County Deputy […]

Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Jamarion Robinson, of Irvington, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught the first fish at 6:01 p.m. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex […]

Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

IRVINGTON, NJ — Karter Rashford, of Orange, caught the most fish in the boys 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught 14 fish. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

ORANGE, NJ — Jayden Robinson, of East Orange, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Tuesday, May 17. Presenting him with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, right, from the Essex County Parks Department.