• Lake Sammamish Perch Derby -9/15/18

  • Announcements about new WL offerings, contests, problems and other related items. Fishing Clubs post your announcements here.
Announcements about new WL offerings, contests, problems and other related items. Fishing Clubs post your announcements here.
 #243166  by sebastes
 Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:54 am
Hello,
I am proud to announce that Trout Unlimited is hosting our 1st Annual Perch Derby on Lake Sammamish. The derby will be located at the Lake Sammamish State Park Boat Launch on 9-15-18. The event will support Trout Unlimited work to restore Lake Sammamish Kokanee and the surrounding watersheds. Adult and youth(under 15) divisions and over $1200 in cash and prizes!

Adult Division, The top prize for each of the categories (Longest Fish, Heaviest Fish, and Most Fish Weight (25 Perch Max) is $200 cash

Youth Division, The top prize for each of the categories (Longest Fish, Heaviest Fish, and Most Fish Weight (25 Perch Max) is $50 Dick's Sporting Goods Gift Card.

Yellow Perch are an abundant non-native predator of young kokanee fry. They are also so abundant that there is no limit or closed season.
Catch a Perch, Save a Kokanee!

Registration is OPEN!

https://tinyurl.com/perchderby

You can also find out more about our efforts in Lake Sammamish here http://lakesammamishkokanee.com/
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 #243222  by sebastes
 Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:04 am
Hello, with just over 2 weeks to go for this event we are up to $1,600 in cash and prizes for this event. Registration is OPEN! https://tinyurl.com/perchderby We will also be selling shirts for the event $10 ea for participants. Image
All proceeds will go to Kokanee Salmon Recovery in Lake Sammamish! Hope to see you there!

Please let me know if you have any questions dkyle@tu.org
Dave
 #243223  by kodacachers
 Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:57 am
I love that you are putting on this event! I have trouble negotiating the curbed turns at the Sammamish launch with my trailer, but may try and manage it for this.
You may want to consider posting on the various Kokanee facebook pages.
 #243342  by sebastes
 Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:13 am
Thanks kodacatchers! I will.

Only 3 days until this event, Register Now to avoid higher "Day Of" entry fees! https://tinyurl.com/perchderby

I also recently received word that PCC has donated snacks for our participants in the morning and Costco will be providing snacks and refreshments during the weigh in.

Hope to see you there!

Dave