September 12, 2009 06:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Rules Terms & Conditions

  • Derby Rules

    Edmonds Coho Derby 2009


      Fishing will be allowed in open areas of Marines Areas 8-1, 8-2, 9 and 10 

    • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SNOHOMISH RIVER IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE DERBY AREA. BOATS OBSERVED APPROCHING EVERETT FROM THE NORTH (DOWNRIVER) WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
    • All contestants must fish in accordance with the current WDFW Fishing Regulations
    • All anglers (persons with a fishing license) aboard the boat must have a derby ticket
    • Derby Hours are from dawn to 2PM Sharp
    • Salmon must be caught the day of the event , in the designated Marine Areas, and arrive at the weigh in station via water to qualify for weigh in and prizes.
    • There are two weigh in locations. One at the Port of Edmonds near the launch sling. The second weigh in (AGAIN THIS YEAR) will be at Bayside Marine in Everett near the public launch area.
    • No entries will be weighed in after 2:00PM. You must be in line by 2:00PM to be eligible to weigh in your fish.
    • Derby officials reserve the right to disqualify any fish that appears to have been tampered with or per the rules designated herein.
    • All fish must be completely cleaned to determine Official Derby Weight.
    • NOTE: The Port of Edmonds does not allow any fish cleaning within the breakwater.
    • All guts, gills and kidney (the blood next to the spine) must be removed. Derby judges may do additional cleaning at their complete discretion before weighing. Clean your fish before arriving at either weigh in station.
    • Only Coho (Silver) salmon may be weighed in to qualify for prizes.
       Both hatchery and wild will be weighed in. All fishers agree to comply with all current WDFW rules for each area. Derby officials are not responsible to determine legality of any Coho weighed in.
    • In the event of a tie the time of weigh in shall determine the winner (earliest fish wins).
    • The decisions of Derby Officials on legality, time and weight will be final and binding.
    • Awards ceremony will begin at approximately 4PM at the Port of Edmonds near the launch
    • Prizes and awards will be limited to one per entry.  You must be present to win.

      Derby participants agree to hold harmless the SnoKing Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers, Derby Officials, sponsors and/or their respective officers, agents, servants and employees from demands, claims and/or liabilities of any kind or nature from and for injuries or damages of any kind the participants might sustain as a result of participation in the derby.

     
    The 2009 Edmonds Coho Derby is the grand finale event of the Northwest Salmon Derby Series and the NMTA boat will be given away at the awards ceremony.
        
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