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2014 Alpine Bite-Me Derby Results

Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina - August 21, 2014

Last weekend Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina hosted the Alpine Bite-Me Derby. 400 anglers participated in the event and vied for the top price of $10,000, generously donated by the Alpine Group. Lots of nice fish were caught and everyone had a great time. The derby came right down to the wire, with two fish tied for the lead at 25.1 pounds. However, Andy Budgell weighed in first and thus was declared the winner.

Here are the results from the 2014 Alpine Bite-Me Derby:

Andy Budgell - 25.1 lbs
David Chung - 25.1 lbs
Ted Dawes - 24.2 lbs
Maiko Furtado - 24.1 lbs
Mike Paltinger - 23.5 lbs
Alex Barber - 23.1 lbs
Shilo Matte - 22.4 lbs
Jason Owens - 22.1 lbs
Jim Haden - 21.8 lbs
Kevin Maclean - 21.8 lbs
Rhonda Gibson - 21.7 lbs
Christina Parsons - 21.5 lbs
Brian Robertson - 20.1 lbs
Lorenzo Fardella - 20 lbs
Steve Bemister - 19.8 lbs
Jason Owens - 19.5 lbs
Gilles DeRepentigny - 19.5 lbs
Bob Gicas - 19.1 lbs
Fred Barber - 19.1 lbs
Forrest Owens - 18.8 lbs

Want to see some of the action from the derby? Check out this video shot by Gary Cooper from

Pedder Bay event, Bite me 2014

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the derby. We’re already looking forward to next year’s event!

2 Nice Salmon Caught at Pedder Bay

Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina - August 18, 2014

We've got another great fishing story from Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina! This angler had some tough luck early on but stuck with it. So what happened right before he was ready to call it quits? Watch the video to find out!

Turned into a great day

Want to get out on the water and take advantage of the great BC fishing happening at Pedder Bay? We have rental boats and fishing charters available! Call 250-478-1771 for more information.

Fishing Seminar With Gary Cooper on August 24

Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina - August 15, 2014

Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina will be hosting it's second fishing seminar of the year on August 24th, led by legendary local angler Gary Cooper. Gary will be giving some tips and tricks to anglers on fishing the Pedder Bay, Sooke and Victoria waters. It will be held at 1:00pm and promises to be both informative and fun! 

We ask anyone who’s interested to pre-register by calling 250-478-1771. The phones are open from 4:30am to 8:00pm.

About Gary Cooper:

Gary Cooper started his career in 1984. He produced a number of fishing videos during the 80’s, including “The Hakai Experience", "Drift Fishing The Pacific", and "Steel Heading A Primer". In 1988 he started his own show, entitled “Gary Cooper’s Fishing Diaries.” The show is still running to this day. Now titled “Nice Fish,” the show is watched by viewers in Canada and the USA. It has been dubbed in foreign languages and has, or is being broadcast on networks in Korea, Finland, France, Taiwan, and Slovakia.

See you there!

For more information check out the following video!

Fishing Seminar Aug,24/14