Angler reels in 117-pound halibut to lead Wesport derby

OCEAN FISHING — There was no contest for last week’s Westport “Catch of the Week.”  

Daryle Baker of Port Angeles landed a 117-pound halibut in the near-shore area off Westport on May 30, easily assuming the lead for the $1,000 biggest Halibut of the year prize from the Westport Charterboat Association.

The near-shore area continues to be open seven days a week until the poundage quota is met.

The early chinook season begins Saturday, June 9, for hatchery chinook only. The All Species Salmon season



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