First prize in 2013 salmon derby: $10K


Tickets are on sale now for the 2013 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby. 
This annual event occurs on Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 16-18. 

Like last year, the 2013 event encompasses a huge area and, with 500 square miles of fishing. The event features five weigh stations, a $10,000 first prize and four Mystery Fish prizes. 

The event, formerly named the "Discovery Bay Salmon Derby," is hosted by the Gardiner Salmon Derby Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that supports area emergency and other services. 

This winter's black-mouth classic is part of the Northwest Marine Trade Association’s Northwest Salmon Derby Series.


See full story in the Sequim Gazette on Dec. 19. 

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