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Bellingham man wins $10K in fishing classic, Hodges of FH tied for 2nd

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Jason King of Bellingham held onto his lead in the 2012 Annual Salmon Classic Invitational at Roche Harbor with a 16 lb 6 oz salmon caught on the first day of fishing and took home $10,000 cash. A tie for second with two 16.2 pound fish resulted Brian Dennis of Lake Tapps and David Hodges of Friday Harbor splitting $8,000 in cash.

Jennifer Payne of Friday Harbor took home $2000 for the mystery fish prize.

Debbie Sandwith of Roche Harbor said, 85 Boats, with 293 anglers, arrived on a blue-bird sunny Thursday for the 9th Annual Salmon Classic Invitational. Boats launched to a cannon start on both fishing days with amazing Northwest gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.

Results:

55 fish weighed in on Friday February 3, 2012

38 fish weighed in on Saturday February 4, 2012

$25,000 cash prizes awarded:

$10,000 1st Place Jason King Bellingham, WA 16.6

$4,000 2nd Place Brian Dennis Lake Tapps, WA 16.2

$4,000 2nd Place David Hodges Friday Harbor WA 16.2

$2,000 4th Place Dale Nelson Bellingham, WA 16.1

$1,000 5th Place Derek Floyd Camano Is. WA 14.2

$2,000 Mystery Fish Jennifer Payne Friday Harbor, WA 6.12

$2,000 Best Boat Total Weight 44.13 lbs

Derek & Julie Floyd, Camano Island and  Scott & Shannon Bumstead, Lk Stevens

Christian Thomas Youngest Angler 4 1/2 yrs old Tacoma, WA Saturday Christian weighed in a 5.1 oz Salmon at close of the Derby.

Dusty Rowland, Clyde Hill, WA 2013 Boat Entry drawing winner, sponsored by Roche Harbor Resort

 

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