2017 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 24th & 25th, 2017 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 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 sportfishing.

Derby Rules

Click Here for Derby Rules and 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 2016 Salmon Derby Results

  1st Place Chinook: David Delorme 26.6lbs
1st Place Chinook: David Delorme 26.6lbs
 2nd Place Chinook: Andrew Macleod, 25.4lbs  (no picture)
2nd Place Chinook: Andrew Macleod, 25.4lbs (no picture)
3rd Place Chinook: Jamie Hawthorne, 25lbs
3rd Place Chinook: Jamie Hawthorne, 25lbs

Biggest Coho: Barney Edgar, 5.6lbs 

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