Last Chance Salmon Derby this weekend at La Push

The Last Chance Salmon Derby, an annual event sponsored by the Forks Chamber of Commerce, the Quileute Tribe and the city of Forks, will be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, in La Push.
Tickets for the two-day event are $25 and are available at the Quileute Marina, Swain’s General Store in Port Angeles, Forks Outfitters and Olympic Sporting Goods in Forks and the Forks Chamber of Commerce as well as during the derby at the Quileute Marina.
Cash prizes for the largest chinook are $500 for the grand prize, $250 for second-largest chinook and $100 for third-largest; and $500 for largest coho, $250 for second-largest coho and $100 for third-largest.
There is also a $100 prize for largest bottom fish.
All ticketholders are eligible for prize drawings, which will be done on the dock in La Push within an hour of the close of the derby, scheduled for Oct. 6.
Coffee and doughnuts will be available in the Quileute Marina before and during the derby.
For more information, visit or phone 360-374-2531.
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