Here is the press release for the conclusion of the 2019 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby. Congratulations to Mark Thompson from Clinton, WA for his 19.35lb catch that earned him the $10,000 first prize!
The 2019 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby starts tomorrow morning, Friday March 8. Weigh stations will be open from 8-3 Friday and Saturday, and 8-1 on Sunday. The 2019 prize list has been updated. 2019 Salmon Derby Prize List
See you at the derby!
We have posted the first prize list for the 2019 Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby. Please note that this list is subject to update as we continue to receive prizes daily. 2019 Salmon Derby Prize List
Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby tickets are now on sale at our retail vendors as well as online.
Brian’s Sporting Goods, Sequim
Four Corners Store, Pt. Townsend
Fish’n Hole, Pt. Townsend
Fishing Supplies and Gear, Discovery Bay
John’s Sporting Goods, Everett
Longhouse Market and Deli, Blyn
Olympic Equipment Rentals, Port Hadlock
Outdoor Emporium, Seattle
Quimper Mercantile, Pt. Townsend
Sportsman’s Warehouse, Silverdale
Swain’s General Store, Pt. Angeles
Ted’s Sports Center, Lynnwood
West Marine, Pt. Townsend
Wild Birds, Unlimited, Gardiner
Tickets are $40 at retailers and will be available until March 4. Online tickets are $42.50 and are available through March 6 on this website.
Our next Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby will be held March 8-10, 2019. Online ticket sales begin December 1. Physical tickets may be purchased starting the first week in January 2019 at select retail locations. Ticket prices remain at $40 ($42.50 online) for one, two or all three days.
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.