The Seward Salmon Derby is a big event in the small town of Seward.
Silver Salmon Derby: The Seward Silver Salmon Derby runs from the second Saturday in August for 9 days, ending on the following Sunday at noon. This is one of the largest sporting events in Alaska. There are more than $250,000 in prizes for the derby, including $10,000 in cash for the largest fish. There are thousands of dollars to win in prizes daily, for mystery fish, largest fish in certain categories, and tagged fish. The entry fee is $10 a day or $50 for the entire Derby.
If you have any more questions, feel free to check out the official Seward Salmon Derby website!
The Seward Halibut Derby has been discontinued until further notice. For more information, contact the Seward Chamber of Commerce.