12th annual Nehalem Bay Crab Derby

Posted by OCVA / June 4, 2016

Join us on June 4th 2016 at Kelly's Brighton Marina for the 12th annual Nehalem Bay Crab Derby!  This family friendly event occurs on Free Fishing Weekend – no license required to participate.  A $10.00 per ticket buy in allows each crabber the chance to pull in one of 26 tagged crabs that are released in Nehalem Bay.  Top prize is $1000.00 – many other great prizes available.  All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles go to the two sponsored charities – The Mudd-Nick Foundation in Manzanita and The Wildlife Center of the North Coast in Astoria.  Vendors, food booths, activities for children and live music in the evening make this an event you don't want to miss!!  Tagged crabs are released at 9:00 a.m. – Prize Drawing begins at 5:00 p.m.  See you there :) 

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