The Puget Sound Anglers Sno-King Chapters 10th annual Edmonds Coho Derby is this Saturday, Sept. 7 from dusk till 2:00 PM.
Cost is $30 by Friday, Sept. 6. First place for the largest coho is $5,000 second is $2,000 and third is $1,000. Last years winning fish was just over 11 lbs.
Money from the derby goes into enhancing sportsfishing through FishNW and promoting sportfishing. The club’s charity funds also go to kids fishing, Everett Central Lion’s Club Derby for the Blind, Wounded Warriors fishing, Food Banks and NW Straits Commission to clean up derelict nets.
For more information, go to http://www.fisharc.com/derbies/55-2013_Edmonds_Coho_Derby_Limited/page/1868-Derby_Home
The event is also part of the Northwest Salmon Derby Series, which hosts 15 derbies throughout the year. Drawing for a Grand Prize Derby Series fully-equipped 21-foot River Hawk boat will be presented to one lucky winner on Sept. 22 during the Everett Coho Derby Sept. 21-22.
Anglers participating in derby events after Sept. 22 will be entered to win the 2014 Series grand prize. For details, go to http://www.northwestsalmonderbyseries.com/.