2018 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby Sets New Records!

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!

Micah Hanley, right and Kyle Madison, left holding Kyle’s 16.85lb fish.