Southtowns Walleye Association 37th Annual Derby Results

HAMBURG, N.Y., – July 12, 2021 – Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York Inc. (STWA) ( held its 37th Annual Walleye Tournament from June 12th through June 20th 2021, on the waters of Lake Erie and the Upper Niagara River, with more than $100,000 in cash and prizes at stake, anglers throughout Western New York, multiple states participated in the nine day event in search of a walleye worthy of the top prize.

The Tournament concluded with an awards picnic held at the STWA Clubhouse on July 10th at 1pm with more than 200 people in attendance, the main prizes were awarded to the top 178 fish that weighed in after the nine day event. Top honors for the winners went to the following top adult and youth participants within each division.

Adult Winners 2021:                                         Youth Winners 2021:

1st – Dennis Buczkowski – 12.28 lbs.                1st – Gabe Gulino – 9.83 lbs.
2nd – Jack Gaul – 11.67 lbs.                             2nd – Parker Endress – 7.35 lbs.
3rd – Michael DiBlasio – 11.44 lbs.                    3rd – Annabelle Beck – 7.29 lbs.
4th – Linda Paul – 11.03 lbs.                            4th - Wyatt Bartoo – 6.66 lbs.
5th – Joseph Matusick – 11.03 lbs.                   
6th – Christopher Logan - 10.42 lbs.                  2021 Derby Lure Winner: 
7th – David Ristau Jr. – 10.26 lbs.                     Rebecca Marsh
8th – Timothy Stone – 10.09 lbs.                       
9th – Paul Gates – 10.08 lbs.                             STWA Champions NY Bounty:
10th – Jason Marsh – 10.04 lbs.                         Jim Roskwitalski

  Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving fishing opportunities in the region for all individuals. With a clear focus on kids, community, conservation and philanthropy, our various programs support these pillars for a strong future generation of outdoorsmen and women and our fishery. To learn more about the club, please visit us at or stop by our facility located at 5895 Southwestern Boulevard, Hamburg, NY 14075, Tel.: 716.649.8202, meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7:30pm and are open to the public.

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