Lutz Zilliken (27 lbs) Prize: $6,000
Kate Crosby (26.25 lbs) Prize: $3750
Dean Harrington (24.85 lbs) Prize: $2250
Brian Kask (12.2 lbs) Prize: $1500
Josh Temple (64.95 lbs) Prize: $1500
NHL Brendan Morrison - The Host With The Most Again in 2012 Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby
Canadian professional ice hockey centre Brendan Morrison with the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League today announced that he will again host the Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby fundraising event to be held for the third consecutive year in Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, from July 7-8, 2012.
Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby Fundraiser
To date, the Saltwater Classic has raised more than $45,000 to support Tofino community initiatives including the Wickaninnish School Parent Advisory Council’s Healthy Lunch Program, the Tofino General Hospital Foundation, The Tofino Parks and Recreation program and the Tofino Salmon Enhancement Society.
Fishers Worldwide Welcome to Join Tofino's Saltwater Classic
"I’m really pleased that the Saltwater Classic continues to be such a popular and positive event,” said Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby host, Brendan Morrison. "My family and I look forward to again welcoming anglers from all over the world to the pristine waters around Tofino for this year's derby.”
Register Early: Dinner, Auction, Cash Prizes in Five Fishing Categories
Open to pre-registered participants, the Tofino Saltwater Classic $250 entry fee includes a celebratory dinner and silent auction hosted by Brendan Morrison on July 7. Anglers will compete for up to $12,000 in cash prizes awarded in five categories:
• Three largest Chinook salmon
• Largest Coho salmon
• Largest halibut
The remainder of the entry fee proceeds, along with the proceeds from the silent auction, will support a number of Tofino community initiatives.
In its third year, the Tofino Saltwater Classic fishing derby was created by the National Hockey League's (NHL) Brendan Morrison as a fundraiser for Tofino community initiatives. Participant entry forms and other information can be found at www.tofinosaltwaterclassic.com.