Women's Silver Salmon Derby

Amanda Towne Wins 2014 Women's Silver Salmon Derby

18-year-old Amanda Towne won this year's Women's Silver Salmon Derby with a 17.54 pound silver. Get the juicy details on our Derby News Page.

Interview with Winner Amanda Towne

View the complete list of the top 50 winners here.

Women's Derby Silver Salmon Sisterhood CeremonyJulie Roetman and Linda Dodge celebrate at the Opening Ceremony for the Valdez Women's Silver Salmon Derby in Valdez Friday Night.

General Information

The 2015 Women's Silver Salmon Derby will be held on Saturday, August 8th! Check out our Dates & Registration page for more details.

Download a PDF version of our FAQ.

Women's Derby Events are ONLY Open to WOMEN with a 2014 DOG TAG. We are excited that an unlimited number of women can enter the salmon fishing part of the event. Unfortunately, we have limited space at the Civic Center for the events. ADMITTANCE IS NOT GUARANTEED DUE TO SPACE CONSTRAINTS.

If you have ever wondered where your money goes? Here are the answers.

2014 Prizes

1st Place: $1000 cash & $1000 in prizes from Prospector
2nd Place: $500 cash & $500 in prizes from Prospector
3rd Place: $300 cash & $300 in prizes from Prospector


Tickets are $50, plus Silver Salmon Derby Ticket (daily or season).

A fishing derby just for women?!?

That's right. The Women's Silver Salmon Derby has been going on for 9 years and running. It is the ONLY women's fish derby in Alaska. You can read more about the Women's Fishing Derby History here.

Weigh in station located near the Harbormaster's business office

For more information, call 907-255-4727 or email info@valdezfishderbies.com.

2014 Women's Derby Sponsors

$1,000 Cash Sponsors

Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn
Fish Central
Valdez Subway
Valdez Marine & Outdoor

$500 Cash Sponsors

Alaska Tanker Company
Art's Design
Eagles Rest RV Park & Cabins
Lu-Lu Belle Glacier Wildlife
Polar Tankers/Conoco Phillips
Teamsters Local #959
Totem Inn
Wilson Brothers/ Coke Cola

$250 Cash Sponsors

A Rogue's Garden
Cap'n Patty Charters
Harris Sand & Gravel
Peter Pan Seafoods
Napa Auto
Stan Stephens Cruises
Valdez Emblem Club #514
Wild Iris Fishing & Sightseeing

$100 Cash Sponsors

Alaska Halibut House
Harbor Landing General Store
Petro Star Valdez Refinery

$100 Prize Sponsors

Latte Dah
Solomon Falls Seafood
Valdez Office Supply

24 Karat Gold Sponsors

Truck Sponsor

Seekins Ford

18 Karat Gold Sponsors

14 Karat Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Jade Sponsors


Copper Sponsors


Preferred B&B

Interested in sponsoring the Valdez Fish Derbies? Contact us at 907-255-4727 or info@valdezfishderbies.com.