#Wyostrong: Fremont County Search and Rescue holds 4th annual “Get Lost” carp shoot

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The Riverton Division of the Fremont County Search and Rescue recently completed the 4th annual “Get Lost” carp shoot.

17 teams made up of 4 members each started at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports in Riverton and went to their favorite spots to bow hunt, yes bow hunt, carp.


The 30 largest fish were weighed and entered into the competition. A total of 8,1000 pounds of carp were harvested and 24,000 pounds of carp have been removed from local waters during the 4 years this event has taken place.

This year’s big winners, picture below, included:

3rd place – Ty Jammerman team

2nd place – Shane Fehring team


1st place – Hughes family team

Most fish – Don Hall team

Proceeds from this event will be used for member training and equipment to be used when a search is requested. This is the only fund raising event taken on by the Riverton District. Many sponsors made the event possible and allowed Search and Rescue to give away prizes.


Those sponsors include:

2M Construction
4 Seasons Sport Center
A & P Pawn Shop
Absaroka Heating & Air
Adams RV
Arrow Mtn. Dental
Bailey Tire and Auto Service
Big R
Black Hills Energy
Bloedorn Lumber-Riverton
Car Quest
Carr Ceramics
Central Bank & Trust
Christian Church of Riverton
Crosseyed Custom Rifles
Fremont Distibution
Fremont Stoneworx
Hasco Industrial Supply
High Mtn. Seasoning
Inberg-Miller Engineers
ITC Electrical Engineering
Jack FM
Jack’s Saw Shop
Jenny Hall
Jerry Bornhoft
Lucid Optics
Mark Stone
Plains Floor & Window Coverings
Radio Shack-Riverton
Riverton RV
Riverton Tire and Oil
Rocky Mtn. Discount Sports
Service Plumbing
Service Sprinkler
Shane Fehring Construction
Specialty Marine
Storks Auto Body
The Print Shop
Traveling Computers
Wild Iris Mtn. Sports-Lander
Wild West Powersports



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