The annual Roche Harbor Salmon Classic launched Friday February 6 with 100 boats holding up to four anglers each.
Pat Federspiel was in the lead for a short time this morning with a 16-pound 10 oz. Then Cory Warnock came in with a 17-pound 9 oz fish and took the lead. He was followed by Andy Holman who knocked both of them down the leader board with a 20 lb. 2 oz. salmon.
The chilly derby ends at 5 p.m. Satufday evening with the $10,000 first place prize and the rest of the prizes awarded at the dinner that evening.
Roche Harbor Grocery manager Debbie Sandwith is posting updates and photos on the derby's Facebook page
Andy Holman's 20+ pound salmon
Both photos courtesy of Debbie Sandwith
Top photo: Pat of Bellvue caught the first fish that was weighed in .