Soldotna man wins salmon tournament

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2003

HOMER (AP) -- A Soldotna man won $13,524 for catching a king salmon weighing 25.58 pounds.

Greg Lindhartsen caught the biggest fish Saturday in the Annual Winter King Salmon Tournament in Homer. A record number of 588 anglers on 167 boats competed in the eight-hour competition.

Floyd Hutton of Anchor Point won $8,820 with a 27.78-pound fish and Garrett Sitenga of Homer got $7,056 for a 26.6-pound salmon.

Over $61,000 in cash prizes and $10,000 in merchandise prizes were given away. While more than half of the competitors were from the Kenai Peninsula, 25 came from outside Alaska. The top 10 winners are Alaskans.

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