Sports

Salmon derby starts Saturday

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

 

The event features five weigh stations, a $10,000 first prize and four Mystery Fish prizes.

 

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.

 

Tickets for the derby cost $40 for one day or all three days ($42.50 online).

 

Tickets can be found at many area merchants through Friday, Feb. 15. Tickets also can be purchased online through today, Feb. 13, at www.GardinerSalmonDerby.org, for pickup at one’s launch ramp. Tickets also will be available at the five launch ramps, but only on Saturday, Feb. 16.

 

See www.GardinerSalmonDerby.org.

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