2024 Salmon Enhancement Derby

Jun 29 – 30 2024

Event Information

The Salmon Enhancement Derby has been taking place annually since 2013 at Moutcha Bay Resort in Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island. This family-friendly event is designed to raise funds for salmon enhancement and habitat restoration within the Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet watershed.

This year, the two-day tournament will take place on June 29 & 30, with participants targeting the larger southbound Chinook along with their early migration.

Prizes, Auctions, & More

The Salmon Enhancement Derby will feature a variety of draws, raffles, and auctions – giving you multiple chances to take home some amazing prizes. There will be a silent auction, live acution, and of course multiple prize categories for the fish hitting the docks.

The Prize categories include: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd largest fish, largest coho, & under 16. Will your name be on the trophy this year?

Sip 4 Salmon – The Conuma Grill will be serving up pints of cold “Islander Lager” from Vancouver Island Brewing with proceeds going straight to the Nootka Sound Watershed Society.

Register Today

Bookings for the 2024 season are open now! Contact our Guest Services team to reserve your space at Moutcha Bay Resort.

Bring your own boat, rent one of ours, or book a Guided Fishing Charter with one of our pro guides! All participants must purchase their tickets and register with Guest Services before arrival.

Salmon Enhancement Derby tickets are $100/rod.

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