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Written by Nikki Mitchell   
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 10:02 AM

Dawson Sundelius, 13, received the award for “biggest dog” at the Iron County Predator Hunt with a 32.5-pound coyote. The hunt was headquartered at the Camp Gibbs Recreational Area in Iron River Township. Hunt participants at the Jan. 19 weigh-in brought in five coyotes, shot by four teams. Sundelius, who was partnered with Tony Bongi, took second place in the predator hunt. First place went to the team of Jim Marcell and Ed Rometti with two coyotes.
IRON RIVER—The Iron County Predator took place from Jan. 16-19. It was headquartered at the Camp Gibbs Recreational Area. Participants at the Jan. 19 weigh-in brought in five coyotes, shot by four teams.
Fist place went to Jim Marcell and Ed Rometti who earned a $400 payout for their two animals with weights of 27.56 pounds and 24.78 pounds. The smaller of the two also won Marcell $50 for smallest dog.
Largest dog was won by Dawson Sundalius with a 32.50 pound coyote earning him $50. He was teamed up with Tony Bonji. They took second place for an additional $300 cash prize.
Third place went to Dave Johnson with a 32.32 pound coyote and a cash award of $200.
Father son team of Gary and Zane Sarafiny took home $100 for fourth place with a 29.98 pound coyote.
Youth were encouraged to participate with prizes being offered by organizers including Ski Brule tickets and a 20 gauge shotgun.