View Full Version : 1st Annual Sooke Coho Derby 2011
09-21-2011, 08:40 AM
Is happening the 1st Annual Thanksgiving Coho Derby in Sooke on Saturday, October 8 from dawn to 2:00 p.m. weigh-in will be at the Crab Shack located at Jock's Dock starting at 10:00 a.m. with final weigh-in at 2:00 p.m. at which time the winner will be announced. This derby is a winner take all event. Tickets are $30 per rod with $20 going to the winner take all pot the rest going to the Charters Creek Salmon Habitat Restoration. Also the derby will be taking donation of non-perishable items for the local Sooke Community Food Bank as well their will be a draw prize for anglers who donate a fish to the food bank. Their will be a number of hidden weight prizes and Kids cash prize for biggest Coho for a kid 15 and under. Should be a good time and with the chance of catching a wild Coho makes for a good time. For tickets contact the Crab Shack 250-642-4410, Eagle-Eye in Sooke and Island Outfitters in Victoria.
Whole in the Water
09-21-2011, 10:56 AM
Sounds like a good time for a good cause - I'm in.
09-21-2011, 07:16 PM
I heard a rumour that Addicted has established a mad crew of Hooknosed hunting snipers for the event....
10-07-2011, 01:20 PM
Were going to have a friendly side bet for SFBC members. 50 bucks a boat winner takes all for the largest Coho. If your interested, PM me your name and number to enter by 9pm tonight. Payment collected at weigh in. Already 3 boats in as of right now. Email is email@example.com
10-08-2011, 02:58 PM
just wanted to thank eldon smith, al kennedy and all those involved in putting this event on. good job and thanks again.
10-08-2011, 03:01 PM
What won and what was the final prize purse?
10-08-2011, 03:36 PM
A`16.0 won the derby and that fish won $3545.00 with another $1800 + going to the Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre ;)
10-12-2011, 10:10 AM
The Derby was lots of fun, and great excuse to get out. The fishing was steady with a good lineup at weigh in. My crew pulled off 3rd with a 14.3!
Thanks to all for putting it on and supporting a great cause.
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