The Manitowoc Salmon Derby is underway, with some trophy fish being reeled in already. Leaders after the first day of the tournament include:
King Salmon – 28.78 pounds caught by Ken Benter
Coho Salmon – 14.63 pounds caught by Joshua Valleskey
Rainbow Trout – 13.55 pounds by Nik Coppersmith
Brown Trout – 17.89 pounds by Charles Campion
Lake Trout – 20.46 pounds by Tony Castle
425 angleres are registered for the 44th annual derby. The super tournament where boat crews compete for the largest overall catch is underway, ending at noon today. The kid’s fish derby is also a Saturday morning event, running from 8 to 11:30, with prizes and awards.