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PHOTOS: Scenes from the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby

by CASEY KREIDER, Daily Inter Lake
| January 8, 2022 1:30 PM

Scenes from the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8.

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Erin Weaver, from Columbia Falls, waits for a bite at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Trapper Hafer, from Creston, holds three of the pike he pulled out of Smith Lake at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Alina Johnson, 9, of Columbia Falls, keeps her family's mini dachshund named Coco warm inside her coat at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Ice fishing tents spread out across Smith Lake at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Zach Harms pulls his ice fishing gear and his daughter Madison after a day out on Smith Lake at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Elizabeth Greene chases after the family's ice fishing tent after a gust of wind sent it sailing across Smith Lake at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Trapper Hafer, from Creston, works to untangle his line without having to take his gloves off at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Alina Johnson, left, keeps her family's mini dachshund named Coco warm inside her jacket while it gives a kiss to a pike caught by her sister Alona at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Cole Harris, 5, from Kalispell, sips on a cup of hot chocolate at the 51st Sunriser Lions Family Ice Fishing Derby at Smith Lake in Kila on Saturday, Jan. 8. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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