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Tag: Anacortes Salmon Derby

April
5th

Fishing report: Trout fishing at area lakes improves


Here are the top finishers in last weekend’s Anacortes Salmon Derby. From left, Rich Olson of Everett, second place, 19.42-pound salmon, $5,000; Scott Fowler of Burlington,
first place, 21.52 pounds, $15,000; and Jay Murphy of Puyallup, third place, 19.10 pounds, $2,500. (Anacortes Salmon Derby)

 

Here are some highlights from the fishing report that will appear in Saturday’s Sports section.

Lakes

Black: The trout fishing is slowly picking up. According to reports, the best action has been a result of trolling with bait or spoons.

Munn: The rainbow trout action has been good. Fly anglers are

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March
29th

Tacoma angler wins Anacortes Salmon Derby

A 27.48-pound salmon has earned Tacoma angler Ralph Thomas bragging rights and a check for $15,000 as the overall winner for the largest fish caught during last week’s Anacortes Salmon Derby.

John Belarde of Woodinville took second with a 25.72-pound fish, earning $5,000, while Seth Baumgarten of Kirkland won $2,500 with a 24.38-pound salmon.

Thomas Jensen of Tacoma finished in eighth place with a fish weighing 21.28 pounds. He received an Ace line hauler.

There were 101 fish caught on Saturday and another 31 on Sunday. More than 1,000 people took part in this year’s event. The catch this year

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