Here are the results from the Sekiu “Oktoberfish” Salmon Derby held last weekend (Oct. 13-14) at Olson’s Resort:
Largest chinook was caught by Paul Buol of Enumclaw and weighed 22.30 pounds, and earned him $1,500.
The largest coho went to Michelle Maple of Covington with a 16.33 pounder, and also earned her $1,500.
Other top weights in the chinook division were: 2, Steve Grace of Sekiu, 14.02 pounds; 3, Gary Whitish of Rainier, 10.69; 4, Colby Underwood of Clallam Bay, 9.96; and 5, Eric Vigil of Spanaway, 7.50.
Other top weights in the coho division were: Mark Larson, 13.61; Wes Whitish of Shelton, 13.60; 4, Phil Bennett of Tahuya, 13.44; 5, Kevin Morgan of Bonney Lake, 13.35.
Winner of the $500.00 special draw was Dave Easton of Clallam Bay.
The chinook fishery remains open off Sekiu (Catch Area 5) through Oct 31.
(Picture courtesy of Olson’s Resort, and is Paul Buol of Enumclaw with his winning 22.30 pound chinook.)