March 5, 2013 at 3:48 PM
The Bill Hayes Hot Plug Salmon Derby was held last Saturday, and 11 fish were weighed in for 85 anglers.
First place was Derek Schneider of Stanwood with a 16.05 pound hatchery chinook caught off the north end of Camano Island, and earned him $2,215.
Second went to Albert Audet of Camano Island who caught a 14.0 pound hatchery chinook off Camano State Park and took home $850.
Third was Darrel Clark with a 10.07 pound hatchery chinook caught at Onamac Point, and worth $637. Mike Rosenbaugh of Lakewood earned $425 for a 7.0 pound hatchery chinook he caught off the north end of Camano Island.
(Photo courtesy of Ed Keller, and pictured is Derek Schnieder with his winning fish.)