Frequently Asked Questions


How does an angler who has entered one of the 15 tournaments win the boat?
When an angler purchases a derby ticket, the angler is automatically entered into the drawing for the grand prize boat. (Limit one derby ticket per person)

What is the value of the boat, rigged?
The Hewescraft 220 OceanPro is valued at $85,000 and is powered with Honda 250 and 9.9 horsepower motors. It comes on an EZ Loader tandem axle galvanized trailer fully rigged with Scotty High-Performance Downriggers, Raymarine electronics, and a Dual Electronics stereo.

When is the boat’s winner drawn, and where?
The boat’s winner is drawn at the Everett Coho Derby, September 24 2017, time TBD. 

Does a derby angler need to be present to win the boat?
Derby anglers do not need to be present to win.

What is the cost of a derby ticket?
Derby ticket costs vary depending on derby. See the derbies individual websites for details.

How many derbies are in the Series and when?
There are 15 derbies in the series. See the Derbies page for dates and contact information.

Do you need to win a derby or enter a fish in order to win the grand prize boat?
You do not need to enter a derby or enter a fish to win the grand prize boat. Free grand prize boat raffle tickets are available at each derby. 

Where can I read the derby rules?
Each derby is responsible for its own rules and rules vary from derby to derby. For an individual derby’s rules, visit the derby’s website.

Do all derbies target hatchery Chinook and Coho?
All of the derbies in the series are conservation-based targeting hatchery Chinook and Coho in cooperation with WDFW fish management and conservation goals.