38 pound 'Bucket head'
Credit: Charter Westport
This "bucket head" (lingcod) was landed on a charterboat off Westport on Saturday July 3nd by Joe Kuban of Grayland WAHoquiam. The fish weighed in at 39 lb. 8 oz. This is the current leader for the season and is in line to win the weekly prize of $500 and season prize of $1500 in the Westport Charterboat Associations derby. The 2010 traditional Salmon season kicks off this Sunday with salmon fishing Sundays through Thursdays and Rockfish lingcod trips Fridays and Saturdays. Please contact www.charterwestport.com for more information and a complete list of booking services.