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Fishing derby winners announced


September 5, 2019

Courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce

Elmer Mork, winner of the 2019 Coho derby.

As summer draws to a close, another season of fishing derbies has wrapped up as well. Wrangell saw two derbies this past month, a coho derby from Aug. 10 to Sept. 2, and a halibut derby over Labor Day weekend. There were numerous prizes available in each derby. According to Alicia Gillen, with the chamber of commerce, 220 tickets were sold this year in total.

First place in the coho derby went to Elmer Mork, who caught a

salmon weighing 15.4 pounds. His prize for first place is 30 percent of ticket sales for the derby, or $1,650. Second

place went to Adam Jordt, with a fish weighing 14.6...

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