Fishing derby tentatively set for mid-June
May 31, 2023
The annual Wrangell King Salmon Derby is tentatively set for June 15 through July 2.
Though the chamber of commerce, which is still organizing the event, hasn’t officially set the dates or prizes, the derby typically runs for about two weeks, with prizes for the largest fish and other categories.
Entry fees also have not yet been determined.
In past years, there has been a kids 12-and-under category, and the adult category encompasses ages 13 and up. Entrants need to have a state sportfishing license and a state king salmon stamp. Alaska residents under 18 don’t need a license, but they...