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Manistique Salmon and Trout Fishing Derby

24th Annual Manistique Area Salmon and Trout Derby, July 25-26, 2009


Sponsored by the Manistique Area Tourist Council and mBank.
Organized by the Schoolcraft County Sport Fishing Assn.

Major 2006 Winners were:

First place, Ron Avery, 24.85 pounds, $3,000.
Second place, Jeff Joseph, 24.20 pounds.
Third place, Ken Seppanen, 23.55 pounds.
Fourth place, Al Patron, 22.80 pounds.
Fifth place, Kevin Bronz, 22.45 pounds.

First place, Bob Leppanen, 10.65 pounds, $2,000
Second place, Greg Schuetter, 10.5 pounds.
Third place, Charles Avterson, 10.25 pounds.
Fourth place, Tony Decet, 9.20 pounds.
Fifth place, Stan Hornacek, 8.95 pounds.
Sixth place, Ken Mattson, 8.95 pounds.

2006 Manistique Salmon Derby _Seppanen.jpg 2006 Manistique Salmon Derby 6th Place Salmon 2006 Manistique Salmon Derby_ Patron

2006 Manistique Salmon Derby  - Joseph 2006 Manistique Salmon Derby - Hornacek 2006 Manistique Salmon Derby - Avery

Manistique fish cleaning table Al Burns - Derby Motivator

Full view of Manistique west boat ramp facilities, 04/24/04 (847KB image)

Manistique boat ramp expanded parking, 07/15/07 (1.5MB image)

360 degree view of Manistique Marina, across from Salmon Derby site, 06/11/06 (2.3MB image)

The Manistique boat ramp facilities are located off the first southbound street, traders Point Drive, after the western end of the US-2 bridge in Manistique.

Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce, 1000 West Lakeshore Dr., Manistique, Mi 49854 - 906-341-5010 (located on north side of US-2, 1 block west of the US-2 bridge)

General Manistique Salmon Derby Details

Numerous "door prizes" during Derby. Registrants must be present to win and collect prizes.
For more information, see:

or call: 906-341-8264 or 906-341-5191

If you choose to attend or participate in the Manistique Salmon Derby, you acknowledge the possibility of danger, and choose to take your chances with the consequences of any element of danger that may exist. All entities, affiliated with the creation, administration and support of the Manistique Salmon Derby, and associated activities, disavow any responsibility or liability for any injurious consequence that may arise from anyone's choice to attend or participate in the Manistique Salmon Derby, and its associated activities.

No warranty, given or implied, attends the contents of this web page.

"Brag Sign" contestant photos courtesy of the Pioneer Tribune -

Contestant and fish photos wanted

Digital photograph files of 2009 contestants, boats and fish are sought for inclusion with this web page. Here is a chance for public recognition, of 2009 contestants, until the 2010 derby. All photos submitted become the copyrighted property of, for use to publicize and promote Schoolcraft County sport fishing interests. After the derby, e-mail digital photo image files to:

Manistique Salmon and Trout Derby 2009

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