Rasbeck then led the parade down to the South Shore West Trail, where Pastor Shane Kennard blessed the boats, then past Mercer Park, where the Baldwinsville Fire Department was waiting to shower the boats with water to complete the blessing ceremony.
Fishing Derby winners:
5- to 8-year-old group winners
19-inch bullhead caught by Sophia Fiora (largest fish)
Zach Barstow caught the most fish.
2 1/2-inch caught by Kennedy Wilhoite, 6, of Baldwinsville (smallest fish).
9- to 12-year-old group
Patrick Coe caught the biggest fish at 12-inches.
Kathrine Monica caught the most fish.
Samantha Waters caught the smallest fish at 4-inches.
The children each received a $20 gift certificate.