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21 Pound Silver Holds Lead
Ketchikan Little League Silver Salmon Derby Ends Sept. 30th


September 28, 2004

jpg Randy Rush

Randy Rush weighs in an 18.0 pound Silver.
Rush is from Scottsdale, Arizona.
Photo courtesy Knudson Cove Marina,
photo by Misty Pattison
Ketchikan, Alaska - The latest standings as of mid-day Sunday, September 26th, has Terril Howard of Ketchikan in first place with a 21 pound Silver Salmon. Listed in second place is Cynthia Stern of Grandby, Colorado (photo) with her 19.6 pound Silver Salmon and in third place is Stephanie Pattison of Ward Cove (photo) with an 18.4 pound Silver. Weighing in an 18.0 pound Silver and claiming the fourth place position is Randy Rush of Scottsdale, Arizona. Also weighing in an 18.0 pound Silver and in fifth place is Richard Atwood (photo) of Ward Cove, Alaska.

According to information provided by Tonya Rymer, the Ketchikan Little League Silver Salmon Derby will end on September 30th and the standing are expected to be finalized by October 2nd.

The derby has been underway since August 1, 2004. Weigh-In Stations are: Cedars Lodge, Clover Pass Resort, Silverking Lodge, and Knudson Cove Marina.  A ticket costs $15 for an individual or $25 for a family. 

Rymer noted that when fish weigh the same, the placement is determined by the first fish entered of that weight. There are 30 places on the derby prize ladder with a $1,000 gift certificate from Tongass Trading Company as the top prize.

Proceeds from the derby ticket sale will benefit the Ketchikan Little League. Rymer said tickets can be purchased at Tongass Trading Company, Reel Alaska Charters, Knudson Cove Marina, Cedars Lodge Resort, and Silverking Lodge.


Standings as of mid-day September 26, 2004

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