Painter's Lodge - Campbell River, British Columbia, V9W 4S5, Canada

August Heat Derby Wrap-Up

September 9, 2014

Our August Heat Derby wrapped up last week. There were tons of impressive fish caught over the month and we would like to congratulate everyone who reeled in a Chinook during the derby!

  • Salmon Fishing Painter

Ranjit Baboolal jumped out to an early lead on August 3rd with his 30.4 pound Tyee. He was nearly dethroned the very next day by Alessia Sevastiamo who caught a fish weighing in at 30.3 pounds, but managed to stay on top. Dave Hoover and Tish Busselle each reeled in 26 pounders later in the derby, but no one could top the impressive salmon caught by Ranjit who was declared the winner at the end of the month.

For his efforts, Ranjit has won himself a 3 day/2 night fishing package at Painter’s Lodge. Congratulations!

Here are the top five anglers from the 2014 August Heat Derby:

  1. Ranjit Baboobal: 30.4 lbs
  2. Alessia Savastiamo: 30.3 lbs
  3. Dave Hoover: 26.1 lbs
  4. Tish Busselle: 26.0 lbs
  5. Al Renaud: 25.4 lbs

Our next derby is taking place in just a few weeks. The annual Octoberfish Derby kicks off on September 22nd. Everyone who catches a Chum Salmon during that time is entered into the Derby with a chance to win the grand prize: A 3 day/2 night fishing package at Painter’s Lodge. A 3 day/2 night activities package at April Point Resort & Spa will also be awarded for 2nd place, along with a daily prize for the biggest fish caught each day.

Don’t miss out on all the fun! Call 1-800-663-7090 to book your trip!