The Seward Silver Salmon Derby® is one of the oldest and largest fishing derbies in the State. Seward’s Derby is equally popular with locals, other Alaska residents, and visiting anglers from around the nation and world. Anglers vie for the largest Coho (Silver) Salmon and try to catch tagged fish worth prizes. Anglers turn their fish in daily, which are sold to raise funds for fish enhancement efforts.

Derby tickets go on sale Friday night for early birds. See us at Derby Headquarters (across from the B-Dock fish cleaning station) between 6PM and 10 PM to pick yours up. Early birds remember that you MUST have your tickets validated Saturday morning before you leave the harbor!

Saturday morning, ticket sales begin at 5:30 AM at the Headquarters and sales locations around Seward. Wherever you launch, we’re there to be sure you have a ticket before you go.

Daily tickets are $10, tickets for the full event are $50. Proceeds from the Coho turned in support Fish Enhancement programs benefitting stocks in Resurrection Bay.


LeSea Charters, Semaka Charters, Soo’s B&B, Sunny Cove Kayaking, Urbach’s Clothier, Ray’s Waterfront Restaurant, Alaska SeaLife Center, & The Breeze Inn.

Derby Rules

For more information, visit the official Derby Rules.

Getting There

Latitude: 60.115931
Longitude: -149.439191
Driving Directions

Seward Silver Salmon Derby

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