Valdez Fish Derbies holds several derbies each year with more than $70,000 in cash and prizes. The Halibut Derby runs May 27 – Sept. 3 and features weekly and grand prizes. The Halibut Hullabaloo runs from June 2 – 11. The Silver Salmon Derby runs July 22 – Sept. 3 with daily prizes as well as three cash prizes for the biggest fish. A Kids Pink Salmon Derby is held on July 22, Tagged Fish Contest with $10,000 prize from Aug. 11 – Sept 3 and The Valdez Women’s Silver Salmon Derby is Aug 12. For more information visit their website.

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