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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.