Omer Sucker Derby 2009

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Dave Andreski, foreground, and his son Austin Andreski wait for a bite while their net hangs behind them out of water.
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Whether they were fishing or just hanging out at the water's edge, people making the trip to Omer during the derby were living it up.
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Travis Haworth, of Farmington Hills, takes a sucker of his fishing line.
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Fishermen lines the Rifle River during the Omer Sucker Derby.
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James Bailey, 7, of Gladwin, waits in line to weigh his fish.
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Kevin Cousineau (left) and his son Sully COusineau, of Beaverton, lay out their fish for a better look.
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Jimmy Bailey, of Gladwin, puts a sucker on the scale.

The Omer Sucker Derby was April 4. Fishermen hit the Rifle River to try to land the biggest sucker.


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