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Pink salmon derby hits Whidbey shores Saturday
The humpies are running this year, and Freeland Ace and The Fishin’ Club want every angler to get in on the action.
Weigh-in is from noon to 4 p.m., and all eligible fishers must be in line by 4 p.m. at Freeland Ace Hardware, 1609 E. Main St.
Entry tickets for the derby are available at the hardware store and cost a suggested $7 donation for adults and $3 for anglers 12 and younger. Each angler gets one ticket to enter only one fish.
After the catches are weighed, prizes will be distributed for the first, second and third-largest pink salmon for both adults and young anglers.
Prizes for the adult winners are a Scotty downrigger or Weber Spirit BBQ, a Little Chief smoker and Foodsaver Game Saver for second place, and a custom spinning rod and Sienna reel for third place.
A hot dog, chips and soda lunch will be available for $3 at noon at the store.
There is also a raffle prize, and the winning ticket must be present to win the award.