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Forrester leads the first weekend of salmon derby competition

Results as of 9:30 pm, Monday, May 26th

The 67th Annual King Salmon Derby kicked off this past weekend in Ketchikan.
Rick Forrester is currently in the top position with a 42 pound king he checked in at Knudson Cove at 1:23 Monday afternoon.

Second on the leader board is Antonio Chavarria with a 41.5 pound king. Chavarria weighed his fish in at the Clover Pass station at 9:30 am on Memorial Day.

Vincent Nanez holds the third spot with a 35.2 pound Chinook checked in at Mountain Point.

It appears all weigh-in stations were kept busy this weekend.

At the top of the youth ladder is Axel Svensen with at 28.2 pound king salmon.
Chase Hanis is in second place with at 21.8 pounder.

Talen Bodda brought in a 19.1 pound king to claim 3rd place.

Results are unofficial.

A total of 245 fish were weighed in during the first weekend of competition.

There is still more derby action to come. The Ketchikan CHARR King Salmon Derby continues over the next two weekends.

(more details at the official salmon derby link) http://ketchikankingsalmonderby.com

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