Grand Prize for biggest fish at Saturday’s Trout Derby has increased to $7,500

Organizers of the 2017 National Lake Trout Derby, which takes place on Seneca Lake this Memorial Day weekend, are hoping to lure more anglers with bigger cash prizes this year.

Derby President Bob Stivers said the Grand Prize for catching the largest lake, brown, rainbow trout or landlocked salmon is $7,500, up from $5,000 last year.

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