The 2018 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby has concluded in record-breaking style! 857 tickets were sold, and for the first time in derby history, there was TIE for first place! Micah Hanley of Mt. Vernon received the $10,000 first prize for his 16.85lb fish caught Saturday morning, while Kyle Madison from Port Angeles took second place and $2,000 for his 16.85lb fish caught Sunday morning. Larry Phillips from Olympia took the $1,000 third prize for his 16.40lb catch. Thanks to all who participated, including sponsors, volunteers, and anglers. Dates for next year’s derby will be announced soon, see you next year!
Did you set your clocks forward???
We hope you are enjoying the 2018 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby! Today is our third and final day, and the weather is pretty spectacular.
All weigh stations close at 1pm today. Our free BBQ starts at noon and the awards presentation begins at 3pm at the Gardiner Boat Launch.
Ticket Sales for the 2018 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby have officially concluded. We are pleased to announce that our entries have surpassed 800 tickets! Thank you for supporting the derby and good luck to all!
A special “thank you” to Young Im, owner of Harborside Inn, Port Townsend, who donated two nights for our Northwest Salmon Derby Series Director during our derby this weekend. We really appreciate his generosity. The Harborside Inn is located at 330 Benedict St, conveniently located adjacent to the Port Townsend Boat Haven.
The 2018 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby starts Friday, March 9. Tickets can still be purchased online through 11:59pm on Wednesday, March 7. Go to the ticket tab on our this website to purchase your tickets for $42.50. Tickets will be emailed to you and will need to be printed to bring with you to the derby.
The Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby will be March 9-11, 2018.
Ticket sales are in full swing! Please refer to our ticket sales tab for more information. Ticket vendor sales end March 5 and online ticket sales end March 7.