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May 20, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Kokanee Derby at Lake Stevens lures 220 anglers on Saturday


The Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby hosted by the Snohomish Sportsman’s Club and Lake Stevens Lions Club was held this past Saturday (May 18), and 220 anglers turned out to try their luck.

The biggest kokanee was caught by Bronson Rowe weighed 1.68 pounds, and earned him $1,000. Second place was Wade Purdy, 1.62, $500; third was Taylor Derns, 1.59, $250; and fourth went to Ryan Gese, 1.52, $100.

Top winners with the biggest kokanee limit of 10-fish was  Bruce McCall, 12.54 pounds, $500; and second was Frank Linskey with 12.16, $250.

Winner of the largest trout was Kevin Edwards with 5.38 pound trout and won $500.

In the Kids Derby Division, first place was Parker Jeanes, 1.40, kokanee, $100; second was Max Hill, 3.15 rainbow trout, $75; and third was MacKenzie Ramsey, 2.52, smallmouth bass, $50.

The largest kokanee landed by a member was Nathaniel Evans, 1.43, $100.




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