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By Dan Rudy 

Salmon Derby sports new rules, tax withholding


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2014 King Salmon Derby winner Kelley Krumm accepts his award for taking first place, after landing a 42.8 pound fish in the fourth week. In addition to getting his name added to the list of winners, Krumm took home $6,500 in prize money.

Anglers near and far away are gearing up for next month’s 63rd annual King Salmon Derby, held in Wrangell from May 9 to June 7. Last year over 930 tickets were sold to participants coming from around the world.

The derby’s planning committee met late last month to approve changes to this year’s rule book. Among the new policies taking effect this year, salmon being weighed will be subject to random opening at stations to ensure no additional weights are being used.

“Probably the one biggest change people will see is our enforcing IRS withholding,” explained Dawn Angerman, on the...

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