Brooks, James top winners in Roche Harbor’s first annual Hook ’em & Hold ’em Salmon Derby and Texas Hold ’em Tournament
December 7, 2009 · 9:22 AM
Dennis Brooks of Mount Vernon was the top fisherman and Scott James of Arlington was tops in poker in Roche Harbor’s first annual Hook ’em & Hold ’em Salmon Derby and Texas Hold ’em Tournament.
Thirteen fish were weighed in on Friday, four were weighed in on Saturday.
Here are the results.
— First: Dennis Brooks of Mount Vernon, 16.3 pounds, $5,000.
—— Second: Dale Nelsen of Bellingham, 13.8, $3,000.
—— Third: Jim Aggerggard of Anacortes, 13.2, $2,000.
Texas Hold ’em Tournament
—— First: Scott James of Arlington, $2,400.
— Second: Daryl Bacon of Friday Harbor, $1,200.
— Third: Steve Stout of Marysville, $672.
— Fourth: Craig Davis of Friday Harbor, $336.
— Fifth: Dennis Harshbarger of Friday Harbor, $192.
Upcoming fishing derbies
Roche Harbor’s seventh annual Salmon Classic Invitational is Feb. 4-6.
The Salmon Classic Invitational is a three-day sport fishing event that attracts anglers from all over the Northwest and Canada. They will compete for $30,000 in cash and prizes.
Cash prizes include $10,000, first place; $5,000, second place; $3,000, third place; $2,000, fourth place; $1,000, fifth place; $2,000, Mystery Fish; and $2,000, Best Boat Total Weight — all in cash.
To enter, contact derby manager Debbie Sandwith, 378-5562 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For lodging, call (800) 451-8910.
The sixth annual Frank Wilson Memorial Winter Blackmouth Derby is Feb. 1 to April 15.
All proceeds go to San Juan EMS. Entry fee is $50. Prize money: $1,000, first; $500, second; $250, third.
Tickets are expected to be available before Christmas. Call or visit Sharon Beach at King’s Marine, 378-4593.