#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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