The finish line’s in sight!

  • Oct. 5, 2011 3:00 p.m.

Submitted by Sandspit Rod & Gun Club–Into the home stretch they come – leaders trying to hold on and the challengers digging deep into the tackle box – all trying to get to the finish line first.The finish line is Sunday Oct. 9 at 8 pm at Copper Bay, where the big ones will get their rightful place and the ‘braggin’ rights’ will be acknowledged.It was a pretty good weekend with a good number of fish weighed, more than the first two weekends combined. Still some wind around on Sunday, however the boats did get on the water. The best story of the weekend goes to Bill Y. of Skidegate who with his dog is fishing Copper Bay from this plastic dingy. He gets a double header and in the chaos the dog ends up in the water. The outcome is excellent, in that he gets both fish and the dog in the boat. Was the dog trying to herd or retrieve the fish? Way to go Bill!Third Weekend Results1. Bill Yovanovich 14# 10 oz2. Jim Girban 13# 14 oz3. Brenna O’Brien 12# 14 oz4. Bob Botel 11# 12 oz5. Jasin Wourms 11# 00 oz6. Jaylund Russ 12# 14 oz7. Ian Montgomery 10# 12 oz8. Andrea Schabernak 10# 12 oz9. Mike Berg 10# 09 oz10. Jeremy Botel 10# 04 ozTop Ladies1. Brenna O’Brien 12# 14 oz2. Andrea Schabernak 10# 12 ozJuniors1. Jacey Pollard 09# 11 oz2. David Putterill 09# 02 ozThe Coho Derby is rolling along and thanks are offered to all the volunteers that help make it happen. A special recognition goes to a couple of Derby treasures: Ray and Elaine and the Seniors who continue to help make it all happen. The continued support by the community and all the sponsors truly make this a special event.With the last weekend coming up, be sure and get out the fishing gear and try for the big one as the weights are below the norm. For those who like to watch the action, visit Copper Bay and try some of Ray K’s offerings. Sunday breakfast of sourdough pancakes (8 – 11 am) is a real treat.The watch words for this weekend are ‘tension’ – for those trying to hold on to leader board positions and ‘determination’- for those who want to be on the leader board. Stay safe and good luck to all.

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