Over 100 kiddos land at annual Fishing Derby

Over 100 children participated in the 35th Annual Children’s Fishing Derby at Gravel Pit Lakes in Cimarron Canyon State Park Saturday (May 13).

Cimarron resident Banjo Ritus and his buddy Cimarron enjoy Fishing Derby action Saturday (May 13) at the Gravel Pit Lakes, Maverick Campground, Cimarron Canyon State Park. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Clockwise from front left: Elijah Kenney, Rachel Ricklefs, and Tricia, Aaron and Tristen Kenney of Cimarron. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Sunny weather and fishing. What could be better? (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Alex Martinez and niece Sedona Verrett of Hoehne, Colorado (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Jonah Lopez and Cadence and Shaelynn Stockton of Cimarron (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
(Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Ashlyn and Elena Romero of Cimarron (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Elena, Ashlyn, and BJ Romero with Nazareth Lara of Mora (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
(Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Austin Rudd of Bushland, Texd, with grandpa Fox Guinn of Eagle Nest (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Yep. They’re ALL mine! (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Devon Pulliam enjoys the day with Spencer, Carter and Preston Hill of Angel Fire. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Preston Hill shows off their stringer. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Mason Bingham of Angel Fire (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Cagen Davis of Clovis (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Dillon Ivans of Cimarron (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Little Richard Ellis, 3, of Eagle Nest (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Smokey Bear poses with Lucas Gonzales of Albuquerque. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
(Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)