After being crowned Queen of the Silver Salmon Sisterhood, Renee Canavan of Cottonwood, California said she was "kind of overwhelmed." A cheering crowd of approximately 600 women cheered for Canavan as she sat in a throne at the Civic Center and was serenaded with this year's Crowning Song "Derby Queen."
Here's a brief audio clip of the 2012 Kids Pink Salmon Derby champion, Theron Lee. Nice work!
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
In addition to prizes for the top 3 largest fish, additional prizes will be given away at the Awards party. Top 50 Winners will receive a VFD Fleece vest.
Tickets are $50, plus Silver Salmon Derby Ticket (daily or season).
That's right. The Women's Silver Salmon Derby has been going on for 8 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.