Fishing Derby, September 2022

A bass derby volunteer uses an electronic scanner on an angler’s catch. The scanner spots implanted microchips that are redeemable for cash prizes.

The big ones are still out there

More than 1,500 predatory bass were removed from the Coquille River during Labor Day Weekend. But two elusive fish worth $1,000 are still waiting to be caught.

KPIC, Sept. 5, 2022

The Coos Bay World, Sept. 12, 2022


Casting for cash

The Coquille Indian Tribe donated $1,000 to lure participants for a smallmouth bass derby. It’s part of an effort to reduce invasive predators that gobble baby salmon.

The Coos Bay World, Aug. 30, 2022

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