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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Owen Sound Man Wins Derby

Owen Sound | by Matt Villeneuve  

At 26.24 pounds, Busey's fish is the largest to win Salmon Spectacular since 2002.

Steve Busey of Owen Sound has won the Salmon Spectacular with a 26.24 pound Chinook Salmon.

He takes the top prize -- a Yamaha G-3 Motor Boat and trailer package -- valued over 35-thousand dollars.

At 26.24 pounds, it's the largest fish to win the competition since 2002.

Mark McKinley wins the trout division with his 16.05 pound lake trout.
 
Derby organizers estimate that almost 4000 anglers registered for this year's derby and 1513 fish were caught.

The weigh station closed at 12PM sharp on Sunday and the award ceremony got underway at 3PM.
 
A total of 114 fish were weighed in the final two hours of the event.

Bayshore Broadcasting would like to congratulate Steve Busey and Mark McKinley on the victories at the derby.

 

 

 

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