On Saturday, February 11, 2023 in Long Lake, NY several eager groups of ice fisherman gathered at the Long Lake Geiger Arena to register for the Long Lake/Lake Eaton Ice Fishing Derby. Some anglers chose to fish Long Lake, and some opted for Lake Eaton, looking to catch the top prize for Lake Trout with an accumulating payout of $500. There were fifteen junior participants and 34 adults. A total of 23 fish were weighted in for the competition. Kids brought in a total of eleven Northern Pike. Adults weighed-in with a total of twelve fish. Lake Eaton produced five Land-Locked Salmon and two Rainbow Trout. Pike numbered a total of five entries. Marty Pierce’s winning fish weighed in at 13.63 lbs and 39 inches.