Ship Creek hosts new silver salmon derby

Ship Creek was home to a new fishing event on Saturday, the Coho Rodeo. The silver salmon derby, organized by The Bait Shack, offered a first prize of $1,000 and cash payouts through sixth place.

Proceeds from the event benefited the Alaska RiteCare Foundation and the Alaska Sport Fishing Association.

Loren Holmes

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