Selling out by Dec. 7, 2007 and with gale force winds leading into the derby ~ 99 boats made it safely to Roche Harbor for the 5th Annual Salmon Classic Invitational.
The following results from the derby are as follows:
99 Derby Boats; total 335 Anglers
72 fish weighed in on Friday February 8, 2008
69 fish weighed in on Saturday February 9, 2008
Total Fish weighed in 141
$10,000 1st Place Randall Opel Arlington, WA 19.14
$5000 2nd Place Michael Bredeson Everson, WA 16.12
$1,500 3rd place Damon Peterson Bellingham, WA 15.4
$2,000 Mystery Fish Ivan Moorhouse Friday Harbor, WA 5.8?
$1500 Best Boat Total Weight 46.11
Charlie Rinker Bellingham, WA
Jace Rinker Bellingham, WA
Zack Miller Bellingham, WA
For the 4th year in a row the Fishtale 2 has taken 2nd place in overall boat weight. Maybe next year. Had a great time and caught lots of fish but too many unclipped ones. It was good to see Jay again and we look forward to our first year in the Anacortes Derby !