Valdez Fish Derbies holds several derbies and awards more than $70,000 in cash and prizes. The Halibut Derby runs mid May to early September and features weekly and grand prizes for the largest halibut. The Silver Salmon Derby runs the end of July to early September with daily prizes as well as three cash prizes for the biggest fish. A Kids Pink Salmon Derby is held in July, Tagged Fish Contest with $10,000 prize in late August through early September and the Valdez Women’s Silver Salmon Derby in August. For more information visit their website.