The Silver Salmon Derby takes place in Seward the second Saturday in August and last 9 days. It is one of the largest single sporting events in Alaska, thousands of sportsmen vie for the largest Coho (Silver) Salmon and try to catch tagged fish worth prizes. Tagged and released at the beginning of the derby are salmon worth up to $50,000. Prizes in just about every category you can imagine, including special kids’ awards. Proceeds from the coho collected are reinvested into resource-enhancement programs. You can help sustain our future fisheries while having a blast catching those feisty Silvers!”Check with Seward Chamber of Commerce for further information.