Silver Salmon Derby – Aug 9th 2014

59th Seward Silver Salmon Derby®

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Date: August 9, 2014 – August 17, 2014

The Seward Silver Salmon Derby® is one of the oldest and largest fishing derbies in the State. Seward’s Derby is equally popular with locals, other Alaska residents, and visiting anglers from around the nation and world. Anglers vie for the largest Coho (Silver) Salmon and try to catch tagged fish worth prizes. Anglers turn their fish in daily, which are sold to raise funds for fish enhancement efforts.

GRAND PRIZES:

Tagged- $50,000

Tagged- 2014 Chevy Silverado 4×4

Tagged- $10,000

Tagged- $5,000

Tagged- $1,000

 

Haviest Fish:

1st – $10,000 +(weight of the fish in Silverhook, Kaladi Brothers Coffee)

2nd – $5,000 +(weight in Silverhook Coffee)

3rd- $2,500 +(weight in Silverhook Coffee)

4th- $1,000

5th- $750

 

Over 40 different prizes and categories to win, including mystery fish, 49th heaviest, hotel stays, ASLC Family Adventure passes, Kayak Trip, and so much more!

2013 Seward Silver Salmon Derby Top 10:

 

Place  First   Last   Town State  Weight 
1 Taro Rich Anchorage AK 21.25
2 Therrin Ferrin Anchorage AK 17.65
3 Daniel Dixon Anchorage AK 17.34
4 Don Childs Wasilla AK 17.13
5 Steve Anderson   Anchorage AK 16.92
6 Kenton Steele Anchorage AK 16.77
7 Paul Paquette Seward AK 16.75
8 Richard   Jensen Palmer AK 16.67
9 Renee James Wasilla AK 16.45
10 tie   Joe Lima Anchorage AK 16.34
11 tie   Ken Pultier Palmer AK   16.34 

 

See ALL 2013 Derby Winners here!  2013 Derby 

 

 

Ticket Sales:

 

Derby tickets go on sale Friday night for early birds. See us at Derby Headquarters (across from the B-Dock fish cleaning station) between 6PM and 10 PM to pick yours up. Early birds remember that you MUST have your tickets validated Saturday morning before you leave the harbor!

Saturday morning, ticket sales begin at 5:30 AM at the Headquarters and sales locations around Seward.  Wherever you launch, we’re there to be sure you have a ticket before you go.

Daily tickets are $10, tickets for the full event are $50.  Proceeds from the Coho turned in support Fish Enhancement programs benefitting stocks in Resurrection Bay.

Did you know that Seward is the Number One Landing Site for Coho Salmon?  It’s true!  Fish on!

Derby Archives:

 

Photos:

2013 Frist Place R.Taro 21.25

2013 Second place T.Ferrin 17.65lb

 

2012 Winner – Earl Cagle

 

 

 

Sponsors:

 

Semaka Charters, Sunny Cove Kayaking,

Urbach’s Clothier, Alaska SeaLife Center, The Breeze Inn, TelAlaska, Shoreside Petroleum,

Chevy of South Anchorage, City of Seward, and The Fish House