The photo is one sent by someone that was at the Derby. It is not from the Salmon Recorder-Herald weekly newspaper, which is not on line, and which has ranted against wolves since 1995. A friend summarized what the article said in today’s paper.
from left to right (according to the Recorder-Herald)
Jeremiah Jones, Terry Cummings, Cody Morgan, Casey Thompson, Chip Johnson, Ray Whittier
Caption in paper reads:
“WINNERS IN THE coyote and wolf derby stand together with their winnings and trophies. Left to right are Jeremiah Jones, Terry Cummings, Cody Morgan, Casey Thompson, Chip Johnson and Ray Whittier. The pots were divided between the winners and trophies awarded.”
according to the article – $1,000 and trophies for most coyotes (5) went to Ray and Chip.
Largest female pot of cash went to Cody Morgan – 26.5 lbs
Largest male pot of cash went to Terry Cummings – 31 lbs
Chip Johnson had the most females
Mark Anderson won a camo suit (door prize??)
film crew from Montana Public TV shot video and Eric Stuart of London, England shot still photos for “Shooting Times”
billi jo beck quoted in article saying that the $1,000 wolf prize would carry over until the second annual derby.
Advertising for videos of “coyote dogs”
Upcoming JMK Coyote Hunt this weekend out of Crane Oregon. $100 fee for 2-man teams.