Organizers have finally released the 2019 Slam’n Salmon Derby results from the Labor Day holiday event held in Brookings.
Brett McBee landed the top prize with his 20-pound salmon that he caught on Saturday, Aug. 30.
Daily winners in the derby were also announced. Friday’s catch included a 17-pound, 8 oz. fish caught by Rocky Gravel for first place, a 15-pound, 5 oz. fish caught by Bill Doty for second place, and a 12-pound, 13 oz. fish caught by Dave Groenebergh for third place.
Saturday’s catch, in addition to McBee’s overall winning fish, included an 18-pound salmon caught by Chris Berlin for second place. Third place went to Scott Cuthbertson (no weight information provided).
Sunday’s daily winners were a 19-pound, 10 oz. fish caught by Dave Roberts that captured the day’s first place, a 19-pound, 7 oz. fish caught by Mary Tillery for second place, and a 15-pound fish caught by Dave Groenebergh for third place.
Visit the Slam’ n Salmon Facebook page (@slamnsalmon) to see more photos of the many fish caught during this year’s derby.Visit the Slam’ n Salmon