Join us for our 1st Bonnie & Clyde Salmon Derby on July 1st & 2nd at Moutcha Bay Resort. This will be an event you won’t want to miss! Our Salmon Derby is designed to raise funds for salmon enhancement and habitat restoration projects within the Nootka Sound watershed, benefiting not only the salmon fishing community but our local natural environment.
On July 1st & 2nd, 2017 Nootka Marine Adventures will be holding its first annual two day Bonnie & Clyde Derby, in the waters of Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet.
Moutcha Bay Resort will serve as headquarters for the derby where the fish weigh-in and prize ceremonies will take place. This year there is a $100 per contestant entry fee and participants are encouraged to pre-register with our customer service agents in advance of arrival.
Prizes & Sponsors
Our sponsors have the option to support our derby through donations of cash, merchandise or a combination of both. This year’s total cash prizes are $3,000, in addition, we have some high value products, from a variety of sponsors, to be featured on our prize table.
To actively promote and participate in salmon enhancement and habitat restoration in the Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet watersheds as well as to foster and develop interest in sport fishing.
Nootka Sound Watershed Society
Our Salmon Derbies are designed to raise funds for salmon enhancement and habitat restoration projects within the Nootka Sound watershed, benefiting not only the salmon fishing community but our local natural environment.
Official 2017 Bonnie & Clyde Derby Results
1st Place Chinook: Ryan & Robin Bell
Ryan brought in a 25.8lb Chinook and Robin brought in a 21.4lb Chinook, for a combined weight of 47.2lbs. Nice work guys!
Congratulations to all the participants and thanks to all our sponsors! Thank you all so very much for coming out and we hope to see you again next year.