Buoy 10 salmon derby scheduled Aug. 17

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HAMMOND, Ore. — Registration is open for the Buoy 10 Salmon Quest scheduled Aug. 17 at the Columbia River estuary.

Organized by the Three Rivers Sportsman’s Alliance, the event costs $95 to enter. The winner will be determined on the heaviest total weight of one chinook and one coho, said Greg Osburn, alliance executive director.

The weigh-in will be at 2 p.m. at Hammond boat basin. A catered barbecue will follow.

First place will be worth $750, while the runner-up gets $500 and third place earns $250.

Entry in the event includes a year membership, a t-shirt, a cap and a subscription to the quarterly newsletter.

The goal of the alliance is to enhance the operations of fish hatcheries. To register, go online to threeriverssportsmansalliance.com.

For more information, call Osburn at 503–799-1413.