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Vick catches $5000 tagged fish


Dan Vick

Dan Vick caught the $5,000 tagged fish from the 2015 Chamber of Commerce King Salmon Derby, according to Ron Loesch, chair of the derby committee.

"Vick brought the green tag to us on Wednesday morning," Loesch said.

Vick said the fish was caught in his gillnet on Tuesday June 16, while he was fishing near Station Island aboard the F/V Heather Lee.

"The tag was wrapped up in the gillnet," explained Vick.

"It took me a half-hour to untangle the tag from the net," he added.

The fish however was not caught in the web, just the green plastic and wire tag that was still attached to the salmon....

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