2017 Coho Enhancement Derby – Sold Out! 

Join us for our 1st annual Coho Enhancement Derby at Newton Cove Resort. This is one of the newest derbies and is sure to be a popular one. As with our other derbies, the Coho Enhancement 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. 

We are excited to announce that this derby is now sold out.

Coho Fishing Derby

Event Information

From September 11-14 Nootka Marine Adventures will be holding its first annual Coho Enhancement Salmon Derby, in the waters of Esperanza Inlet. 

For Participants

Newton Cove 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.

Click here to view the sponsors for the 2017 fishing derbies.

Our Purpose

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.

Derby Rules 

Click here to view the Rules & Regulations. For further information contact our guest services at: 1-877-337-5464.

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.