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    Default Whittier Fish Derbies

    I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that the Whittier Fish Derby has changed the Halibut Derby this year to a "slot limit" fish. In light of the recent concerns over a declining Halibut population, Whittier is encouraging leaving the large breeders in the water.

    Any fish between 45-65 pounds can be entered in the derby. The fish closest to a random drawn weight (between 45 -65 pounds), whether it be over or under, will determine the prize winners.

    Lots of monthly prize drawings will be held this year for all those that buy a derby ticket.

    The prize winners (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) place for the silver salmon derby will still be based on the largest fish by weight.

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    Member Rob B's Avatar
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    Sounds fair enough. Now everyone fishing PWS (especially small boaters) can enter without having to run far out to catch big fish.
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    Member Boreal's Avatar
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    That's an excellent way to manage that. Good for the organizers.


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