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Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski Holding a 63 Pound King Salmon

It’s Time for the 2018 CHARR Salmon Derby

August 06, 2018

Calling all salmon fishing fanatics – whether you’re male or female, old or young; it’s time to fire up your outboard motors and make your way to your favorite salmon fishing hole for the eagerly-anticipated 2018 CHARR Salmon Derby. This year’s derby will be ongoing through three separate weekends: August 18-19, August 25-26, and September 1-3. Thousands of dollars of prize money will be awarded in cash, gift certificates, goods, equipment, travel vouchers, and other items. Award categories include adult, youth (under 16), and dozens of Special Prizes, including the KTKN $930 cash award for the 99.9th fish turned in. 

The Grand Prize of $10,071 is donated by the King Salmon Derby Committee and Michael Briggs, plus a canvas photo of the winner worth $150 from The Cedars Lodge. Second prize is a 3-night getaway with meals included and two days of guided fishing worth $4,590, donated by the Salmon Falls Resort, plus $250 in cash, donated by the American Legion Auxiliary. Additional prizes include tickets from Alaska Airlines worth $2,500 and other items donated by additional local and regional businesses and organizations.

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