Photos by scott strasser and terry farrell The annual Nautical Days Bullhead Derby was another success, Saturday at the Comox Marina during the BC Day weekend. Left: Alexis Turk gets some help from her dad, Thomas, to remove a fish from her line. Alexis caught a 24cm bullhead, putting her at the top of the leaderboard early in the competition. Right: Aiden Mackenzie looks happy to be at the derby. Middle: Charley Lewis and her mom, Ashley, caught bullheads simultaneously. Bottom: Jasper Rosner shows off one of his many catches, with his dad, Peter.

PHOTO GALLERY: Nautical Days Bullhead Derby

Record staffers Scott Strasser and Terry Farrell were at the Nautical Days Annual Bullhead Derby Saturday morning. Here’s a selection of their favourite photos.

 

Aiden Mackenzie looks happy to be at the derby. Photo by Scott Strasser

Aiden Mackenzie proudly displays his catch. Photo by Scott Strasser

Tyler Middleton looks focused. Photo by Scott Strasser

Ashley and Emmy Lewis work together to reel in some bullheads. Photo by Scott Strasser

The Armstrong familly (Braidyn, Henry and Craig) had a great morning at the Comox Marina. Photo by Scott Strasser

Here was the leaderboard as of 11:30 a.m. Bullheads had to be 23 cm to get on the board! Photo by Scott Strasser

Michaela Pitt was in charge of monitoring the leaderboard. Photo by Scott Strasser

With hundreds of rods in the water, the seals took a timeout on the barge, waiting for the crowds to leave the Nautical Days Bullhead Derby. Photo by Terry Farrell

Paul Elliott brought his granddaughter, Jera Aikins, down to the Comox Marina to take part in the Nautical Days Bullhead Derby. Photo by Terry Farrell

Charley Lewis and her mom, Ashley, caught bullheads simultaneously. Photo by Terry Farrell

Alexis Turk gets some help from her dad, Thomas, to remove a fish from her line at the Nautical Days Bullhead Derby. Alexis caught a 24cm bullhead, putting her at the top of the leaderboard early in the competition.

Jasper Rosner shows off one of his many catches, with his dad, Peter. Photo by Terry Farrell

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