The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Annual salmon derby set for March 30-31


March 22, 2018

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Hook the Hawg” Salmon Derby on March 30 and March 31, at the Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet.

This is a two-day event commencing at daylight on Friday, March 30, and finishing in the evening on Saturday, March 31. Turn in tickets with weigh-in of the catch. Weigh-in times for both days will be 4-6 p.m. All salmon should be gilled and not gutted. Prizes will be awarded for the largest salmon caught in four categories: adult male, adult female, youth and kid.

The “Hook the Hawg” Salmon Derby is a fundraising event to provide a Wahkiakum High School senior with a scholarship to attend a college, university, or trade school after graduation.

Tickets for the “Hook the Hawg” Salmon Derby are available at the following locations: Bank of the Pacific Cathlamet, Elochoman Slough Marina, Moore Auto, Skamokawa Resort, and the day of the event. Tickets for adults (18+) are $20, tickets for youth (11-17) are $10, and tickets for kids (10 and under) are $5.

Contact the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce, 360-795-9996 with any questions.


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