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2018 Grand Prizes
King of the Pool - $2000 - All Ages

Adult Winner $1500
Youth prize 9-14yrs $550
8 & Under Winner $100

Up to $20,000 in Cash & Prizes

Cash awarded to the top 10 in the Adult Division, the top 10 in the Youth Division and top 5 in the Child Division -  the sidepots are sold at the Seminar and Derby Headquarters.

2017 Raffles


Mandatory Skippers Mtg Thurs Night 6pm at Columbia Cove Park next to Boat Launch.  Pick Up Tickets, Boat Marker, Wrist Bands...Side Pots, Raffles, Tee Shirts, Super Baits

Tickets Sales Open May 1st & Close Monday July 30th  -

Limited Number Available !!

The 2018  13th Annual Brewster King Salmon Derby!!

On behalf of the City of Brewster and the Upper Columbia Derby Fund, we want to welcome you once again to Brewster, WA area and say thank you for choosing to be a part of our Annual Brewster King Salmon Derby. We know you enjoy the great fishing we have here where the Columbia and Okanogan Rivers meet. The salmon run is going well and we are sure you will again have plenty of opportunities to catch the wining fish. We will be giving away lots of cash and prizes as always!  We could not put on this Derby without the continuing support of all our sponsors, who are listed on our Sponsors Page and have Ad's here on the pages.  Click on their ad and it will take you to their website.  MANY THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS!!

NEW THIS YEAR:  We are now a member of the NW Salmon Derby Series  which has a total of 15 Derby memberships.  Your entry into our Derby also enters you into the Grand Prize Drawing the First Weekend in November each year.  The Grand Prize is a $65,000 KingFisher 2025 Falcon Series boat powered with a Honda 150hp and 9.9hp trolling motors on an EZ-loader galvanized trailer. The fully-rigged boat comes with Scotty downriggers; Raymarine electronics; a custom WhoDat Tower; and a Dual Electronic Stereo.  Last year's winning entry came from "The Big One Salmon Derby" on Lake Coeur d'Alene.  We have included, in the Derby Rules, all the information about our new membership and how to "opt out" if you desire.  

 Also New This Year - New Team Derby Total Average Weight added - See the SidepotsTab for more information.

Important Notices

Up River Fishing Boundary has changed to the Corps of Engineers Safety Zone Marker just above the Bridgeport Bridge. “Fishing from a floating device prohibited downstream of Chief Joseph Dam from the boundary marker to the Corps of Engineers safety zone marker.”  (2017-18 Regulations).  Fishing from Shore Upstream of the Bridgeport Bridge is Prohibited.  This section of the river is challenging with rocks, bridge supports and fast moving water, fish with care and caution.

We Strongly Encourage you to use online registration.  We are a volunteer non-profit and it simplifies the registraion paperwork process for us!!  Just click on Registration and Tickets.  Can't do online? -- You can Download the Registration Form here or at RIGHT of Registration and Tickets Page and Mail In with your check payable to "Upper Columbia Derby Fund"

 PLEASE REMEMBER THE CAPTAIN NAME YOU CREATED AT REGISTRATION!.  Your wristbands, tickets and flags will be filed under the Captain Name for pick up on Thursday Evening.

Kid's Sockeye Derby – was added last year to encourage more young fishermen.  Each participant can weigh only 1 sockeye per day (so pick your best one) and we will now have a cash prizes for the top 5 sockeye weights. NOTE:  Sockeye Derby and Sockeye Sidepots are always dependent on WDFW keeping the Sockeye Season Open during the Derby.

Ticket Prices – Adult (age 15 and up) - $50, Youth (age 9-14) $20, Child (age 8 and under) – Free. Brown Paper Tickets charges a small processing fee in addition to our prices.

Weigh Station HoursFriday and Saturday  10 am – 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Sunday 9 am – 12:30 pm

Please take time to review the Rules and Regulations and SidePots to familiarize yourself with all the changes and rules, for example, Sidepot Teams cannot be changed through the Derby.

As in the past Online Ticket Sales will open on March 1, 2017.  Online ticket sales will close on Monday, July 31st at Midnight.  Be sure to get your tickets early because, as in the past, there are only 275 tickets available.


Brewster offers several places to eat, a full service grocery and one motel. Camperos offers excellent Mexican cuisine, Subway, a Deli and Champion Chicken are inside Brewster Market Place. McDonald's and The Triangle offer food along Hwy 97, and our one motel, Apple Motel is on the highway as well.

City of Brewster RV Park -  - Click Here

City HALL  509-689-3464

Brewster Waterfront House with Dock for Rent   Click Here

Dry Camping, with no fee, is available in the soccer field parking lot adjacent to the boat launch area. Spaces along the curb side of the park are reserved RV spaces, no parking unless you have a reserved spot.



2017 Stats: 

Thank You again to ALL of our Sponsors!

247 Fishermen
 18 Sponsor Fishermen
152 King salmon weighed in

 86 Boats on the Water 





“To provide family oriented fishing events and recreation to promote tourism, the city of Brewster and community and the upper Columbia salmon fishery.  Goals of the funds created from the Derby are to support other 501c3 charitable organizations in the Brewster and upper Columbia river community  and other worthy IRS designated charitable organizations.”

“All Funds, whether income of principal, and whether acquired by gift or contribution or otherwise, shall be devoted to said purposes.”

The Upper Columbia Derby Fund is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Public Charity formed in the State of Washington, UBI 603-484-659.  Donations are Tax Deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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2018 King of the Pool Winner $2000

Drew Waltee 27.43 lbs.


2018 Adult 1st Place Winner  $1500
Caden Baskin 23.55 lbs.


2018 Youth (9-14) 1st Place Winner  $550
Alex Davis  21.22 lbs.


2018 Child (8 & Under) 1st Place Winner  $100
Landon Manuel  15.28 lbs 


2018 Kids Sockeye Derby 1st Place  $250

Landon Manuel  3.63 lbs


Peter Flohr Memorial Derby Lure