2022 Derby Leaderboard

All fish measurements and submissions are subject to review. Measurements are based on submitted photographic or video evidence and if the angler followed the Derby Rules.

Adult Division: Potential winning entries are subject to a final review by NCGASA reps. Payouts will be determined by NCGASA reps.
1) Jim Paul 30 and 15/16
2) Tyler Blevin 30 and 7/8
3 Brian Larsen & Travis Robinette: 30 and 1/2
Cody Higgins: 30 and 1/8
April Hiller: & Kirk Yonker & James Anderson: 29 and 3/4
Ted Henry: 29 and 1/2
Kaitlin Zendeker: 29
Mike Peredia & Braden Baxter 28 and 7/8
Daniel Heffernan 28 and 3/4
Ben Herring 28 and 1/2
• Erik Van Steinberg & Jaycob Corn: 28 and 1/4
Yaad Rana & Mack Cross & Ruben Rios & Robert Jimenez & Dominick Davis: 28 inches
Chad Gaser: 27 and 7/8
Shane Ranstrom: 27 and 1/2
Del Kelly: 27 and 3/8
Mike Smith: 27 and 1/4
Scott Robinette and Ashley Christie: 27 and 1/8
Darin Birnie: 26 and 7/8
Richard Burrow: 26 and 3/4
• Benjamin Fujita: 26 and 1/2
Chris Driscoll: 25 and 7/8
Rob Foley: 25
• Doyle Miller: 24 and 3/4


MEASURE YOUR FISH FLAT ON THE RULER AND SUBMIT THE FORK OF THE TAIL MEASUREMENT. DO NOT MEASURE YOUR FISH AT HOME. TAKE ENTRY PHOTOS ON THE MAD RIVER WATERSHED. DO NOT GUT OR ALTER YOUR FISH BEFORE MEASURING. MEASURE YOUR FISH IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION. TAKE MULTIPLE PHOTOS IF NEEDED. WE ENCOURAGE ANGLERS TO ALSO TAKE A PHOTO OF YOU HOLDING UP YOUR FISH.

Youth Division:
1) Bryson Blevin: 29 inches
2) Jimi Hopper: 28
3) Jason “Fish Assassin” Bachus: 26 and 5/8
4) Sydnee Foley: 26 and 1/2
5) Graham “Rod Bender” Gaser 24 and 7/8

Bryson Blevin with a 29 inch hatchery buck
Jason “Fish Assassin” Bachus with a 26 and 5/8 hatchery steelhead
Graham “Rod Bender” Gaser 24 and 7/8 hatchery steelhead

Published by Mad River Steelhead Derby

A hatchery steelhead fishing derby on the Mad River in Blue Lake, CA