Winners Announced for 2019 DeSmet Fishing Derby

The 36th annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake Desmet Fishing Derby has wrapped up for another year, and the Lions Club has released the winners of their drawings and raffles for this year.

There were an unusually high number of tagged fish caught this year, according to Lions Club members, which were worth anywhere from $100 up to $3,000 each.

The Saturday Grand Prize Winner of a Wind River Hotel and Dinner Package was Eric Chumwalooky of Sheridan.

Sunday's Grand Prize winner of $500 in cash was John Sturtz of Sheridan.

And the overall Grand Prize winner of the 2019 Kymco MXU 700i LE Hunter 4-wheel ATV, was Bill Morgareidge of Sheridan.

The winner of the Youth Elk Hunt was Julias Clark of Gillette.

A link to all the daily drawings and raffles winners is posted