41-pound King (8/23)
Credit: Charter Westport
This is the big King Salmon of the season so far in the Westport Fishing Derby sponsored by the Westport Charterboat Assn. The fish dressed out at 41 pounds 2 ounces, (about 45 pounds in the round) and was caught on a Charterboat by Mark Swartzell of Sierra Vista Arizona on Tuesday August 17th. The fish won Mark the $500 prize for the big fish of the day and is on the board for the $1000 monthly and $2500 yearly prizes. www.charterwestport.com for more information and a complete list of booking services.