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1 ounce separates top 3 leaders at Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational

One ounce separates the top three leaders in the seventh annual Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational, which began Feb. 4 and continues to Feb. 6.

The derby was sold out, with 100 boats arriving at Roche Harbor Marina Feb. 4 for the derby kickoff. Joel Shangle of KJR 950 sports radio will broadcast live from the derby all day Feb. 6, with guest Tony Floor, Roche Harbor derby judge.

Here's the leaderboard as of Feb. 5 at noon.

— Neal Kamrin, Bellevue: 15.13.
— David Arnold, Ferndale: 15.12.
— Scott Veitz, Everett: 15.11.
— Richard Price, Ferndale, 14.12.

The Salmon Classic Invitational is a three-day sport fishing event that attracts anglers from all over the Northwest and Canada. Anglers 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.

Frank Wilson Memorial Winter Blackmouth Derby
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.

To enter, call or visit Sharon Beach at King’s Marine, 378-4593.

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