Port Alberni Salmon Derby and Festival 2022

Going Back to Where It All Began!

Port Alberni’s Annual Salmon Derby (with $10,000 worth of prizes!) is heading back to where it all began for its 2022 event. After 50 years of being held in various locations, the 2022 Salmon Derby will be held at the Alberni Valley Tyee Club & Fisherman, home to its very first derby, back in 1939.

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Tyee Club Derby at the dock, circa 1940 (source)

The Tyee Salmon Derby runs September 3rd – 5th and promises to be a fun filled event with daily cash prizes and plenty of… fishing! The derby will still have the daily cash prizes along with the daily hidden draws and $5,000 bonus for the largest salmon caught. Aside from fishing this family friendly event will also includes Opening Fireworks (presented by the Sugar Shack), Karaoke, Live Music, Traditional Salmon Dinner and even Fish Painting! Full details can be found on the Alberni Valley Tyee Club’s Facebook page.

Announcing the 2022 Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Alberni Valley Tyee Club Labour Day Salmon Derby. (l-r) Scott Clydesdale (26.2 lbs), 14-year old Justin McKay (27.1), Bob Matlock (21.6)

The Tyee Salmon Derby runs September 3rd – 5th and promises to be a fun filled event with daily cash prizes and plenty of… fishing! The derby will still have the daily cash prizes along with the daily hidden draws and $5,000 bonus for the largest salmon caught. Aside from fishing this family friendly event will also includes Opening Fireworks (presented by the Sugar Shack), Karaoke, Live Music, Traditional Salmon Dinner and even Fish Painting! Full details can be found on the Alberni Valley Tyee Club’s Facebook page.

Alberni Valley Annual Salmon Derby 2022

Event Details:

Location: Alberni Valley Tyee Club & Fisherman, 3300 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, BC (map)
Contact: Email | Website | Facebook
Dates: Saturday, September 3rd – Monday, September 5th 2022

Note: For the most up-to-date details on the event please visit the Tyee Club’s Facebook page.

 

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