Wrangell Sentinel -

Coho derby comes to a close


September 6, 2018

Photo courtesy of courtesy of the chamber of commerce

McKinley Ward was the overall winner of the Wrangell Coho Derby. The first place award for the derby was $2,000.

With Labor Day come and gone, Wrangell's coho salmon derby has come to a close. According to Alicia Holder, with the chamber of commerce, 106 coho were weighed in over the four weekends of the derby. The chamber of commerce also sold 240 derby tickets.

The overall winners of the derby were determined by the combined weight of the three biggest salmon fishers were able to reel in over the entire derby. The overall winners are as follows: First place: McKinley Ward, 37 lbs; Second place: Lynsie Powers, 36 lbs; Third place: Marilyn Mork, 35.1 lbs.

The prizes for winning the derby overall are $...

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