While many enjoy a nice leisurely day of fishing, in Alaska it is all about stocking the freezer for winter. Summer in Valdez also provides a chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Catch salmon and halibut as part of the Valdez Fish Derbies where each entry ticket costs only $10.
The six Valdez fishing derbies, which run throughout the summer, include:
• Halibut Derby, May 23 – Sept. 6.
• Silver Derby, July 25 – Sept. 6.
• Kids Pink Salmon Derby, July 25.
• Big Prize Friday, July 31 and Sept. 4.
• Tagged Fish Content, Aug. 7 – Sept. 6.
• Women’s Silver Salmon Derby, Aug. 8.