2018 Salmon Enhancement Derby

Our Salmon 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.

Event Information

On June 23rd & 24th, 2018 Nootka Marine Adventures will be holding its 5th annual two day Salmon Enhancement Derby in the waters of Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet. 

For Participants

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. Compete for cash and high value products, from a variety of sponsors, to be featured on our prize table. Click here to view the sponsors from 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 sportfishing.

Derby Rules

Stay tuned for 2018 derby 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.

 

Salmon Derby

Official 2017 Salmon Derby Results

1st Place Chinook: Tyson Bryden - 27.8 lb
1st Place Chinook: Tyson Bryden – 27.8 lb
 2nd Place Chinook: Dean Hunt - 24.8 lb
2nd Place Chinook: Dean Hunt – 24.8 lb
3rd Place Chinook: Bill Grist - 23.2 lb
3rd Place Chinook: Bill Grist – 23.2 lb
1st Place for Girls under 16 - Gabrielle D. - 18.2 lb
1st Place for Girls under 16 – Gabrielle D. – 18.2 lb
1st Place for Boys under 16 - Chase C. - 19.4 lb
1st Place for Boys under 16 – Chase C. – 19.4 lb
 

Congratulations to all the participants and thanks to all our sponsors! Thank you all so very much for coming out!